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Thank you to those who attended our Spring NHPA Conference!

NHPA's Spring Conference will be Monday and Tuesday June 5-6 in beautiful Hanover, NH.  Check out the full program!

CM Credits are available thru APA. They are listed under APA Northern New England Chapter as “2017 New Hampshire Planners Association Spring Conference.”

NNECAPA 2017 Call for Proposals can be found here

NNECAPA State Association Planning Grant Application

Grants of up to $1,000 each, Please email the application to Elizabeth Wood.

Announcements and Notes:

"Guiding NH To Smart Solar Siting"

June 22 Concord NH from 9am to noon

For more information, check out the flyer

2017 MAPD Annual Conference

June 15-16, 2017

Massachusetts Association of Planning Directors Annual Conference will be in Pittsfield MA.

In addition to a keynote address from the Mayor of Pittsfield, Linda Tyer, we have not two but THREE concurrent sessions in four time blocks, a tour and reception at the Colonial Theater, and three plenary sessions. Please check out the MAPD website for more details. And if that wasn't enough excitement, we invited New York State planners in the Capital District to join us for this conference. We look forward to networking with our New York counterparts!

Local Solutions: Eastern Regional Climate Preparedness Conference April 30-May 2, 2018 in Manchester,  NH.

Click here for more information

Technical Assistance Grant

Plan NH, in partnership with NH Housing, is pleased to announce that the NH Municipal Technical Assistance Grant (MTAG) Program will continue for a second year.


Its purpose is to provide funds, though a competitive application process, to assist communities that want their zoning regulations to support housing options for the changing needs of their citizens.


Grants will range from $2500 to $10,000

Complete information and applications will be available January 4, 2017 at  Applications will be due April 5, 2017, and selected communities will be announced in May.


Jeff Taylor Bean Pots to Bell Towers Fund  

**SPECIAL GOING ON--Your donation will be double matched--for example give $150 and $450 is donated!

Colleagues and friends of the late Jeff Taylor are creating a memorial fund to provide continuing support for the kinds of projects that benefited from his amazing creativity, energy and ability to bring diverse interests together. 

For more information about the fund and how you can contribute, see

NHDES' Potable Water Guide

The 2016 Potable  Water Guide  provides guidance to municipalities that wish to incorporate a refined definition of “potable water” into their building codes. For more information, contact Pierce Rigrod at NHDES (603) 271-0688

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