Town of Belmont, New Hampshire
Town of Belmont
New Hampshire
Town of Belmont, New Hampshire
Town of Belmont
New Hampshire

Planning Board

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Contact: Susan Austin,
LU Administrative Asst
Address: PO Box 310
143 Main Street
Belmont, NH 03220-0310
Phone: 603-267-8300 x 119
Fax: 603-267-8307 
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm 


Zoom Instructions

2024 Zoning Amendments 

1st Public Hearing: 11/27/2023

2nd Public Hearing: 12/18/2023

Full-text amendments

Remote access to Planning Board meetings provided via Zoom:

Participate by computer over Zoom by going to:

Participate by phone by calling: 1-929-205-6099

Meeting ID: 842 0472 2816

Passcode: 606840





Peter Harris, Chairman (2026) Ward Peterson, Vice Chairman (2025) Jon Pike, Ex Officio (2025)
Gary Grant (2027) Kevin Sturgeon (2027) Michael LeClair  (2025)
Richard Pickwick (2026)    
Vacant, Alternate (2025)  Vacant, Alternate (2026)

Vacant, Alternate (2027)

The Planning Board consists of seven members and three alternate members.  Member vacancies are filled by election by the voters in March as terms expire. Alternate Member vacancies are filled by the Planning Board.  The term of office is three years.

The Board encourages anyone interested in serving to consider applying for vacancies on the Board.  A membership application is available for appointed positions.  No prior experience is necessary.


Meeting Schedule Meeting Agendas Meeting Minutes





The Board's duties include the following:

  • Master Plan Development
  • Capital Improvements Program Development
  • Site Plans
  • Subdivisions
  • Lot Mergers
  • Boundary Line Adjustments
  • Zoning Ordinances
  • Building Codes
  • Driveway Permits
  • Building & Sign Permit Reviews
  • Administrative Comment on Class VI Road Permits
  • Long-term Planning Analysis
  • Ordinance and Regulation Amendments
  • Growth Management


Lakes Region Planning Commission NH Office of Strategic Initiatives The Planning Board in NH
A Handbook for Local Officials 
 Rules of Procedure    

Lakes Region Planning Commission

The Town of Belmont is a member of the Lakes Region Planning Commission. As such, Belmont has two seats on the LRPC governing Board of Commissioners. Belmont Commissioners to LRPC:  (2) Vacant  Transportation Advisory Committee Representatives: Vacant, Land Use Technician ; Brian Jackes, Asst. DPW Director (Alternate)