PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE
LOCAL REGULATION EXCAVATIONS
155-E:2-a Other Exceptions.
I. No permit shall be required for the following types of excavations:
(a) Excavation that is exclusively incidental to the construction or alteration of a building or structure or the construction or alteration of a parking lot or way including a driveway on a portion of the premises where the removal occurs; provided, however, that no such excavation shall be commenced without a permit under this chapter unless all state and local permits required for the construction or alteration of the building, structure, parking lot, or way have been issued.
(b) Excavation that is incidental to agricultural or silvicultural activities, normal landscaping, or minor topographical adjustment.
(c) Excavation from a granite quarry for the purpose of producing dimension stone, if such excavation requires a permit under RSA 12-E.
II. A person owning land abutting a site which was taken by eminent domain or by any other governmental taking upon which construction is taking place may stockpile earth taken from the construction site and may remove the earth at a later date after written notification to the appropriate local official.
Source. 1989, 363:4, eff. Aug. 4, 1989.