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Welcome to the City of Manchester, NH Planning & Community Development Department, Building Regulations.

Our department is responsible for:

  • Building Code administration including building plan review and permit approval; field inspections and record maintenance; code review and update
  • Permit application processing - Building, Electrical, Heating, Plumbing, Signs, Yard Sales, Demolition
  • Zoning Ordinance administration including site plan review, Zoning Board of Adjustment appeals, site inspections and variance applications
  • The City of Manchester Planning and Community Development Department enforces the 2000 editions of the International Building, Mechanical, Fuel Gas, Plumbing and Residential Codes, the 2005 edition of the National Electrical Code and the 2009 edition of the International Existing Building Code.  In addition, provisions of the State of New Hampshire Building Code shall apply.

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