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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
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Contact Us
  • Mailing Address:
    NHDES Land Resources Management
    29 Hazen Drive; PO Box 95
    Concord, NH 03302-0095
  • Regional Office:
    Pease District Office (Land Resources Regional Office Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol)
    Pease International Tradeport
    222 International Drive, Suite 175
    Portsmouth, NH 03801
FOR SEE OR CALL ASK FOR
Alteration of Terrain

  • Disturbance of greater than 50,000 sq ft of contiguous area
  • Disturbance of a slope greater than 25% within 50 ft of a surface water
  • Large erosion control projects
  • Large stormwater management projects

See: Do I Need an Alteration of Terrain Permit?
or Alteration of Terrain Bureau

Call: (603) 271-2147

Alteration of Terrain
Application Status

  • Alteration of Terrain
  • Subsurface Systems
  • Wetlands/Shoreland

See:
Wetlands and Shoreland Permits Query
Alteration of Terrain Permits Query
Subsurface Bureau Query

Call: (603) 271-2147

Status Check
Aquatic Resource Mitigation (ARM) Fund See: Wetlands Mitigation Program

Call: (603) 271-4059
Mitigation
Complaints/Compliance Issues

See: Complaints filed under Land Resources Management Program

Call: Your assigned/regional contact directly
or (603) 271-2147

Compliance
Continuing Education

  • Class Schedule
  • Previously Attended Classes
  • Class Registration Form

See: Subsurface Systems Bureau Continuing Education

Call: (603) 271-3501

Continuing Education
Copies of Files/Documents

  • Septic/Subdivisions
See: Subsurface Systems File & Archive Request Form
PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol| WordMicrosoft Word Symbol

Call: (603) 271-3501

Copies of Subsurface Files
Earthmoving Operations

  • Industrial, Commercial & Residential Developments
  • Sand/Gravel Pits
  • Rock Quarries

See: Do I Need an Alteration of Terrain Permit?
or Alteration of Terrain Bureau

Call: (603) 271-2147

Alteration of Terrain
Enforcement Actions

See: Complaints filed under Land Resources Management

Call: Your regional compliance inspector directly at: des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/water/wetlands/documents/compliance-contacts.pdf Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol

Compliance
File Review

  • Pre-Application Review

See: File Review Request Form

Call: (603) 271-2919

File Review
Forestry/Timber Harvesting Call: (603) 271-2147 Forestry
Geographic Information Systems Call: (603) 271-2147 GIS Review
I93 Expansion

  • Wetlands or Water Quality questions regarding the I-93 expansion from Salem to Manchester
Call: (603) 271-4065 I-93 Expansion
Meetings

  • Pre-Application Review
  • Technical Assistance with completing applications
Call: (603) 271-2147 Technical Assistance in town of 'X' for the purpose of 'Y'
Moorings

See: Marine Patrol Unit

Call: (603) 267-6453

Marine Patrol
Natural Heritage Bureau Data Check Tool

See: NHB DataCheck Tool

Call: (603) 271-2411

Data Check
Permitting of Septic System Designers and Installers

  • Septic System Designers
  • Septic System Installers

See: Permitting of Designers/Installers

Call: (603) 271-3501

Designers/Installers Permits
Permitting: Existing Projects Call: Your regional reviewer directly at des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/water/wetlands/documents/permit-regions.pdf Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
or (603) 271-2147
Your assigned reviewers name
Permitting: Municipal Routine Roadway and NH Department of Transportation (NHDOT) Federal Transportation
  • Municipal Repair or Replacement of Existing Culverts Under 48-inches in Diameter
  • Wetlands questions regarding (NHDOT) Federal Transportation projects
Call: (603) 271-4194 Routine Roadway or Dept of Transportation
Permitting: New Projects Call: (603) 271-2147 New Project Permitting
Projects at the Water's Edge
  • Beach construction
  • Boathouses
  • Breakwaters
  • Docks (Seasonal and Permanent)
  • Lake Dredges
  • Retaining/Rock/Wooden Walls
  • Watercraft Lifts

See: Do I Need a Dock Permit?

Call: (603) 271-2147

Projects at the Water’s Edge
Projects on Land Within 250 Feet of a Lake or River
  • Decks/Patios/Gazebos
  • Excavation with Equipment
  • Garages/Sheds
  • New Construction of Buildings and Homes
  • Vegetation/Tree Cutting

See: Do I Need a Shoreland Permit?
or Shoreland Program

Call: (603) 271-2147

Shoreland
Rafts

See: Marine Patrol Unit

Call: (603) 267-6453

Marine Patrol
Septic Systems: Approval for Construction

See: Do I Need Septic System Approval?
or Septic Systems: Approval for Construction

Call: (603) 271-3501

Septic System Permitting
Septic Systems: Request for Operational Approval

See: Septic Systems: Approval for Operation
or Inspectors By Region Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol

Call: (603) 271-3501

Septic System Inspections
Site Assessment for Real Estate Transactions

See: Site Assessment FACT Sheet Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Site Assessment FormMicrosoft Word Symbol

Call: Your realtor

Site Assessment
Subdivision of Land
  • Subdivision into two or more lots for any reason including sale, rent, lease or building development

See: Do I Need Subsurface Subdivision Approval?

Call: (603) 271-3501

Subdivisions
Trails Call: (603) 271-2147 Trails
Utilities (Electric, Gas, Water) Call: (603) 271-2147 Utilities
Wetlands Mitigation Program

See: Wetlands Mitigation Program

Call: (603) 271-4059

Mitigation

 

 

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NH Department of Environmental Services | 29 Hazen Drive | PO Box 95 | Concord, NH 03302-0095
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