To protect and preserve submerged lands under tidal and freshwaters and its wetlands (both salt water and fresh-water) from unregulated alteration that would adversely affect the natural ability of wetlands to absorb flood waters, treat stormwater and recharge groundwater supplies, impact fish and wildlife of significant value and depreciate or obstruct the commerce, recreation and the aesthetic enjoyment of the public.
Applies to Minimum Impact Projects involving the maintenance of existing roadways or railway corridors.
There is no fee associated with this application.
Work may commence 5 days after the Wetlands Bureau receives a complete notification.
Five years with opportunity for one extension of five years, if certain conditions are met as noted under RSA 482-A:3, XIV-a SB 38 (2011); except as noted under Env-Wt 502.01 General Conditions Applicable To All Permits/Duration of Permit (see Env-Wt 100-900 Wetlands Rules).
A new notification must be submitted if there are modifications or amendments.
Status of Current Applications
Notifications that have been deemed complete can be located using the Wetland and Shoreland Permit Application Status Check.
Please review the requirements for filing a complete application at How to Ensure Your Permit Application is Accepted.
Note that an evaluation for the presence threatened and endangered species from the Natural Heritage Bureau is required.
Routine roadway maintenance must be done in accordance with Best management Practices for Routine Roadway Maintenance Activities in New Hampshire
Wetlands Bureau at (603) 271-2147
Adobe Acrobat Reader format. Download a free reader from Adobe.
Microsoft Word format. Download a free viewer from Microsoft.