Requirements for Obtaining a Building Permit for a NEW Building or Addition:
Completed and signed by the Property Owner.
2. Septic System Approval:
Approved by State of New Hampshire DES and given an approval number.
3. Driveway Permit:
For a town road - Apply at the town office - Permit issued by the Town of Gilmanton Road Agent.
For a state road - Apply to the State of New Hampshire Department of Transportation.
If a private road in the Sawyer Lake area, contact the Sawyer Lake Association, in addition to a Town approved driveway permit.
4. Site Plan*:
Draw to scale, indicating the size and location of all new and existing structures.
See Article IV Table 2
______ Distances from all four lot lines.
______ Distances from right-of-ways.
______ Road frontage.
______ Distances from any water bodies, wetlands and streams in accordance with the current Zoning Regulations.
*This information is required in all instances even if all setbacks are met.
5. Building Plans* (scaled to 11 x 17 paper or larger):
Drawn to scale with details of all proposed construction.
______ Foundation plans including steel in the footings and walls.
______ Framing plans including all evaluation of framing, floors, halls, and roof structures.
______ Insulation thickness and "R" values.
______ Specification of materials.
______ Detailed floor plans for each floor with all dimensions and use of rooms indicated.
______ Dimensions of windows in bedrooms showing 5.7 sq. ft. minimum of clear opening.
______ NH Residential Energy Code Compliance.
* This information is required for outbuildings as well as dwelling units.
6. Lot and Building Compliance with all Town Ordinances:
The following approvals must be obtained, if applicable:
a. Zoning Variance or Special Exception
b. Recorded Subdivision
c. Recorded Site Plan Review
d. Historic District Commission
e. Recorded Notice of Limits of Municipal Responsibility and Liability for private roads
7. Lot of Record/Proof of Ownership (if recently purchased)
8. Building Permit Fees:
Fees are Non-Refundable Processing Fees According to the Permit Fee Schedule.
ALL OF THE ABOVE MUST BE SUBMITTED BEFORE ANY APPLICATION WILL BE CONSIDERED COMPLETE.