Town of Wilton, NH

Zoning Ordinance (2020)

1.0 Preamble

In pursuance of authority conferred by Chapter 674:16, N.H. Revised Statutes Annotated, 1955, 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 subsection was first adopted by the Town of Wilton.