WATER MANAGEMENT AND PROTECTION
SHORELAND WATER QUALITY PROTECTION ACT
The commissioner shall adopt rules, pursuant to RSA 541-A, relative to:
I. The content and structure of all forms, applications and permits to be received or issued by the department under this chapter, including information and other materials to be submitted by an applicant.
II. Procedures for filing and review of requests for urbanized shoreland exemptions and standards for granting urbanized shoreland exemptions, including time frames for decisions.
III. Implementation and enforcement of the minimum shoreland standards, including methods and timing of inspection and coordination with municipalities.
IV. Procedures and criteria for the size and placement of small accessory structures such as storage sheds and gazebos, which are consistent with the intent of this chapter, between the reference line and the primary building line.
V. Criteria governing the assessment of administrative fines.
VI. Criteria governing low phosphate, slow release nitrogen fertilizer.
VII. A methodology for identifying unsafe trees.
IX. Definitions of terms not defined in this chapter.
X. Procedures and criteria for permitting under RSA 483-B:5-b, including permit by notification and the identification of those activities that may be conducted without obtaining a permit, all consistent with the provisions of this chapter.
XI. Requests for extensions of permits for activities within the protected shoreland.
Source. 1991, 303:1. 1992, 235:25. 1994, 383:18. 1996, 100:2. 2002, 263:11. 2007, 267:11; 269:2. 2008, 5:23. 2009, 218:22, 23, III. 2011, 143:4, eff. Aug. 6, 2011; 224:405, eff. June 29, 2011.