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

The Building Division 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 enforcement
  • ***  2015 ICC CODES COMING SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 ***

    Pursuant to recent State legislation, effective September 15, 2019 the City of Manchester will begin enforcing the 2015 editions of ICC Codes as adopted by the State.  Work performed under permit applications submitted after September 15, 2019 will be required to satisfy the 2015 ICC codes adopted by the State, subject to City of Manchester local amendments.

    Link to NH Department of Safety State Building code website:



  • Certificates of Occupancy


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