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This online version of the Zoning Ordinance has not been comprehensively checked against the official version. Neither the Town of Wilton nor the Zoning Board can be responsible for the consequences of any action taken on the basis of any errors in the online text. The official text of the Wilton Zoning Ordinance is available in printed form at the Wilton town offices, and as a PDF file on the Town of Wilton web site.

This is the 2017 version of the Zoning Ordinance, including all amendments up to and including those passed by Town Meeting in March, 2017, but not any amendments passed in 2018 or later.

1.0 Preamble

In pursuance of authority conferred by Chapter 674:16, N.H. Revised Statutes Annotated, l955, as amended, (N.H. RSA), the following Ordinance is hereby enacted by the voters of the Town of Wilton, New Hampshire, in Official Town Meeting this 13th day of March, 1990.

The purpose of this ordinance is to promote and protect the health, safety, prosperity, convenience or general welfare of the inhabitants, as well as efficiency and economy in the process of development of the incorporated Town of Wilton, by the promotion of good civic design and arrangements including protection of farmlands and open space; by wise and efficient expenditures of public funds; by the adequate provision of public utilities and other public requirements; and by other means. The Articles of this Ordinance take precedence over the articles of the "Wilton Code of Building and Sanitation" and supersede all "Zoning Ordinances" previously adopted by the Town of Wilton, New Hampshire.

For the purpose of this Ordinance, wherever the effective date of the ordinance is referred to herein, this reference is defined as the date the particular section or sub-section was first adopted by the Town of Wilton.