Zoning Administration

The broadly stated statutory purpose of zoning is to promote the health, safety and general welfare of the community. This is accomplished by guiding the location, type and nature of development in the community via a locally adopted regulatory document known as the zoning ordinance. The zoning ordinance includes a number of zoning districts and provisions which govern building heights, lot line setbacks, lot sizes, population density, land uses, the protection of natural resources, etc., etc. Zoning has existed in Meredith since 1971. The zoning ordinance is administered by the Zoning Administrator. Appeals regarding the zoning ordinance are made to the Zoning Board of Adjustment