Welcome to the NH Zoning Atlas New Hampshire's zoning, community-by-community, district by district
The New Hampshire Zoning Atlas is a comprehensive database and interactive online map cataloging and portraying district-level land-use regulations affecting housing construction across the entire land area of the state.
The Zoning Atlas is policy-neutral, but the maps and data linked below suggest that there is much that New Hampshire can do to adjust our zoning to help our communities to flourish, and to assist our state in attracting and retaining young people, growing families, aging seniors, and a workforce for our economy.
Click the various links below to use the atlas, download the data, read about our methodology, review our findings, and more.
The NH Zoning Atlas is the product of a statewide effort, including a dedicated team of student researchers, data analysts, zoning experts, and experienced GIS (geographic informations systems) professionals, as well as community funding and advice and guidance from the National Zoning Atlas project.
Click below to see our statewide findings with accompanying images and additional data.
Our visual summary of the atlas gives a detailed explanation of methodology and findings including a Manchester-area analysis. Click the button below for our introduction, methodology, and major findings.
The interactive zoning atlas has the ability to search by location and call up details related to family treatment, ADUs, affordable housing, elderly housing, setback requirements, lot coverage restrictions, parking restrictions, etc. for every zoning district in the state.