Motor Vehicle Recycling Yards and Junk Yards

Section 236:121

    236:121 Grant or Denial of Application; Renewal; Appeal. –
I. After the hearing the local governing body shall, within 2 weeks, make a finding as to whether or not the application should be granted, giving notice of their finding to the applicant by mail, postage prepaid, to the address given on the application. If approved, the license, including the certificate of approved location, shall be forthwith issued to remain in effect until the following July 1. Approval is personal to the applicant and is not assignable.
II. Licenses shall be renewed thereafter upon payment of the annual license fee without a hearing, if all provisions of this subdivision are complied with during the license period, if the junk yard does not become a public nuisance under the common law or is not a nuisance under RSA 236:119, and if the applicant is not convicted of any type of larceny or of receiving stolen goods. In addition, applications to renew a license to operate an automotive recycling yard or motor vehicle junk yard shall include certification of compliance with best management practices established by the department of environmental services for the automobile salvage industry.
III. A writ of certiorari lies from the denial of the application to the superior court of the county in which the proposed location is situated.

Source. RSA 267-A:9. 1965, 372:1. 1981, 87:1. 1985, 103:13. 2006, 100:2, eff. Jan. 1, 2007. 2009, 120:1, eff. July 1, 2009.