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Conditional Use Permit Application Accessory Dwelling Unit

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  2. Conditional Use Permit Application Accessory Dwelling Unit

  3. 100 Winnacunnet Road Hampton, NH 03842

  4. Applications must meet the requirements of the Hampton Zoning Ordinance. See Article. I, Section 1.6; Article 111, Section 3.1; Article 111-A; Article VI, Section 6.3; and Article VII, Sections 7.1, 7.5, and 7.8 for those requirements specific to accessory dwelling units

  5. Please submit the following to the Planning Office: $100 Application Fee payable to the Town of Hampton. ($200 for after-the-fact applications) • Eight (8) copies of the application and questionnaire. • Eight (8) copies of a stretch/plan drawn to scale showing the subject property, including the proposed accessory dwelling unit, distances from the property lines, and required parking spaces. • Eight (8) copies of exterior elevations. • Eight (8) copies of floor plans drawn to scale showing the interior layout of the proposed accessory dwelling unit. Eight (8) copies of photographs of all sides of the existing structure. Additionally, please note that one (1) set of postconstruction photographs must be provided to the Planning Office prior to occupancy. © Letter of authorization, if applicant is not the property owner and/or an agent represents owner.

  6. All applicable items must be submitted by the submission deadline for consideration. For additional information, please contact the Planning Office at (603) 929-5913 or visit the Town website at hamptonnh.gov

  7. Does the Property Currently Include a Single-Family Dwelling?

  8. Will the Proposed Accessory Dwelling Unit be Attached or Detached?

  9. Is the Subject Property Located in the Aquifer Protection District?

  10. Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Questionnaire

    Please Complete and Submit with your Application

  11. 1) Has the applicant or the property owner ever obtained an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Conditional Use Permit from the Planning Board for this property?

  12. 2) Has the applicant or the property owner obtained a variance from the ZBA for this ADU? If yes, please provide a copy of the ZBA Decision.

  13. 3) Will the ADU be located within the single-family dwelling, attached to the single family dwelling, or within a detached structure?

  14. If within a detached structure, was said structure legally constructed prior to March 14, 2017? If no, stop; your proposal will not qualify as an ADU.*

  15. 4) For an ADU attached to or located within a single-family dwelling, will an interior door be provided between the ADU and the principal dwelling unit? if no, stop; your proposal will not qualify as an ADU.

  16. 5) If the ADU is proposed to be located on a lot within the RA or RAA Zoning District, does the subject lot meet the current dimensional requirements of the Town of Hampton Zoning Ordinance?

  17. If no, will the ADU be contained entirely within the existing footprint of the principal dwelling (i.e. no expansion of the footprint)? If no to both questions, stop; your proposal will not qualify as an ADU.*

  18. 6) Will the ADU be located on a lot with a single-family dwelling used exclusively for residential purposes? If no, stop; your proposal will not qualify as an ADU.

  19. 7) Will the ADU provide independent living facilities for one to four persons including provisions for sleeping, eating, cooking (stove, refrigerator and sink), and sanitation (shower/tub, toilet and sink) on the same parcel of land as the principal dwelling unit accompanies? If no, stop; your proposal will not qualify as an ADU.

  20. 8) Will the ADU contain no more than two bedrooms which are each no less than 7 feet x 10 feet in dimension per the State Building Code and no more than 200 square feet in size? If no, stop; your proposal will not qualify as an ADU.

  21. 9) Will the ADU be constructed in a manner that ensures the property maintains the look and feel of a single-family home, so as not to look like a duplex or multi-family structure? If no, stop; your proposal will not qualify as an ADU.

  22. 10) Will the ADU have an area of no greater than 800 square feet in size? If no, stop; your proposal will not qualify as an ADU.

  23. 11) Will at least two (2) legally conforming, dedicated off-street parking spaces be provided for the ADU? If no, stop; your proposal will not qualify as an ADU.

  24. 12) Will the property owner reside within either the single-family dwelling unit or the proposed ADU? If no, stop; your proposal will not qualify as an ADU

  25. 13) Will the ADU be connected to the Town of Hampton Sewer System or to the private system that the principal dwelling unit uses legally? If no, stop; your proposal will not qualify as an ADU.

  26. If yes and the sewer system is private, the private sewer system will need to be approved by the State of NH and the Town Building Inspector to handle the combined maximum occupancy load that will be generated by the principal dwelling and the ADU. Has this been completed?*

  27. If no, approvals from NHDES and reconstruction and/or upgrade of the system would be necessary before adding an ADU.*

  28. 14) Will the ADU be connected to the water source utilized by the principal dwelling unit? If no, stop; your proposal will not qualify as an ADU.

  29. If yes and the water source is a private well, is the well capable of providing sufficient water for the maximum occupancy loads for both the principal dwelling unit and the accessory dwelling unit? *

    If no, a new well must be installed that will provide such sufficient water before adding an ADU (work with the Building Department on this issue.)

  30. Note: This questionnaire is intended to assist the applicant in determining whether a subject property qualifies for an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) but should not be considered all-inclusive. Applicants are advised to review the Zoning Ordinance prior to submitting an application to verify all applicable requirements will be satisfied.

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