Excavation of earth materials regulated under RSA 155-E are permitted only in the Gravel Excavation District under the restrictions of Chapter 9B of this Ordinance, except where exempted under the provisions of RSA 155-E:2 and RSA 155-E:2-a. (Amended March 2006)
All sanitary waste will be properly disposed of in such a manner as to prevent all health hazards All uses as set forth below shall be serviced either by individual septic systems or the town sewer system.
All individual septic system shall meet the following specifications:
New construction in areas serviced by Town sewer shall be required to connect to the system.
No more than two (2) unregistered motor vehicles which are no longer in condition for legal use on the public highways are permitted on a lot. (Adopted March 1993.)
Any Special Exceptions permitted by this Ordinance may be granted by the Zoning Board of Adjustment only upon a finding that:
If construction or other improvements have occurred on a property subsequent to the enactment of some restriction in this ordinance, then an inability to satisfy that restriction which is, in whole or in part, a consequence of the prior construction or improvements, shall not be deemed to be a hardship for the purposes of granting a variance for proposed future use. (Adopted March 12, 1996.)
All land use activities shall be conducted and operated to minimize negative environmental impacts to neighboring properties from emissions of smoke, noise and odors, vibrations, discharges, and storm water run off, and shall conform to all State and Federal regulations and the following performance standards.
Every use shall be so operated that ground vibration inherently and recurrently generated is not readily perceptible, without instruments, at any point on the property line of the property on which the use is located.
Objectionable noise due to intermittent beat, frequency, shrillness or excessive volume shall be muffled or eliminated so as not to become a nuisance to adjacent property.
Every use shall be so operated as to prevent the emission of objectionable or offensive odors in any such concentrations as to be readily perceptible at any point at or beyond the lot line of the property on which the use is located.
No use shall be so operated that it degrades the quality of the air by emitting smoke or particulate matter.
No use shall be so operated that it emits hazardous waste or materials.
Where development is within an aquifer area, all surface storm water shall be kept on-site and handled in such a manner as to allow the water to infiltrate into the ground before leaving the site.
Buildings must be set back fifty (50) feet from delineated wetlands and water bodies. (Adopted March 2004, Amended March 2020)
No fertilizer shall be applied to the vegetation or soils located within 25 feet of the delineated wetlands or water bodies. Between 25 and 50 feet from the delineated wetland or water body, slow or controlled release fertilizer, as defined by the NH Department of Environmental Services, may be used. No chemicals, including pesticides or herbicides of any kind, shall be applied to ground, turf or established vegetation within 50 feet of the delineated wetland or water body, except if applied by a licensed horticultural professional.
In cases where this ordinance conflicts with RSA 483-B, Shoreland Water Protection Act, the state statute shall prevail. (Adopted March 2020)
The Building Inspector may grant a permit to temporarily locate a manufactured home on the same lot as a permanent dwelling or building for a period of up to twelve months while a dwelling is being initially constructed or substantially reconstructed; or any building is being reconstructed after damage by fire or other natural cause. In cases of hardship, the Building Inspector may grant one six-month extension to the permit. At the end of the twelve-month period or the extension, the manufactured home must be removed from the lot. The intent of this section is not to create an additional dwelling unit on any lot. The temporary dwelling unit or unit shall be serviced by existing or new approved septic/sewer and water systems. (Amended March 2000.)
The Building Inspector may grant a permit to temporarily locate office facilities for a period of up to six months while a permanent structure is being reconstructed after damage by fire or other natural cause. Within sixty days (60) days of the issuance of a permit, an application for site plan review must be submitted to the Planning Board showing the permanent location of all office facilities. In cases of hardship, the Building Inspector may grant one six month extension to the permit. At the end of the six month period or the extension, the temporarily office facility must be removed from the lot. The intent is not to create additional office facilities on any lot. The temporary office facilities shall be serviced by existing or new approved septic/sewer and water systems. (Adopted March 1999.)
The use of lands for private aircraft landings and take-offs, or the operation of related equipment on private land, by the owner of such land or by a person who resides on such land are not valid accessory uses. Such use of land is considered a primary use and is not a permitted use in any zoning district within the Town of Wilton. (Adopted March 1999.)
Applications to the Zoning Board of Adjustment and Planning Board shall require notification of the property owner(s), applicant(s), all persons required under RSA 676:4 I.(d), and RSA 676:7 I (a), and all property owners separated by a railroad right-of-way.