What uses are prohibited in the SPOD?

The following uses/activities are prohibited in the Shoreland Protection District, as outlined in 235-19 D:

  1. Establishment or expansion of salt storage sheds, junkyards and solid or hazardous waste facilities.
  2. Use of fertilizer, particularly those containing phosphorus, with the following exceptions:
    1. (a) Use of lime and/or wood ash; or
    2. (b) In conjunction with agricultural activities and operations.
  3. Bulk storage of chemical fertilizer, pesticides and herbicides.
    1. (a) The use and application of pesticides and herbicides.
  4. Bulk storage of petroleum products or hazardous materials.
  5. Sand and gravel excavations as defined in RSA 155-E, Local Regulation, Excavation.
  6. Processing of excavated materials.
  7. Dumping or disposal of snow and ice collected from roadways or parking areas outside the district.
  8. Car washing facilities.
  9. Auto repair and body shops.
  10. Chemical and bacteriological laboratories.
  11. Commercial painting, wood preserving and furniture stripping.
  12. Dry cleaning.
  13. Electronic circuit assembly.
  14. Laundromats unless connected to a municipal sewer system.
  15. Metal plating.
  16. Photographic processing.
  17. Printing.
  18. Invasive species as listed under New Hampshire DES banned invasive species list.
  19. The definition of "hazardous waste" as defined by the United States Environmental Protection Agency: "Hazardous waste is waste that is dangerous or potentially harmful to our health or the environment. Hazardous wastes can be liquids, solids, gases, or sludges. They can be discarded commercial products, like cleaning fluids or pesticides, or the by-products of manufacturing processes." 
  20. Portable toilets must be at least 33 feet from all wetlands and water bodies under all circumstances. If a portable toilet will be used during construction of the project, its temporary location must be indicated on the plans submitted for review and approval
  21. Dumping or burial of construction and demolition (C&D) debris, such as waste concrete, cement, brick, asphalt, and other inert masonry materials. C&D debris is required to be disposed of at an authorized facility.

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1. What is the Shoreland Protection Overlay District (SPOD)?
2. What waterbodies are classified under the Shoreland Protection Overlay District (SPOD)?
3. What uses are prohibited in the SPOD?
4. Do I need a local permit to replace or install a dock?
5. Do I need a local permit to build/replace a retaining wall along the shoreline?
6. What building requirements exist in the SPOD?