Community Development Office

The Community Development Office provides a one-stop location for all land development processing in the Town. Please stop by our counter in the Town Hall or access the individual departments through the links on the left.

The Community Development Office strives to effectively manage community change in accordance with the Master plan and the Town’s ordinances and regulations, by providing professional advice and technical expertise in a consistent and fair manner to citizens; boards and commissions; departments; and regional agencies on the implementation of land use ordinances, regulations and policies for both the short and long term physical, natural, and economic development of the Town.

  • Land development review
  • Master planning/long range planning
  • Economic development: industrial, commercial, and small business
  • Building permitting and inspections
  • Health and safety

The Department provides technical and administrative support to the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Historic District Commission, Board of Health, Conservation Commission, Heritage Commission, Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee, and Capital Improvements Plan (CIP) Committee.

For more information on the Community Development Office, planned projects and special initiatives, please review the Department's Strategic Plan.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Gordon Leedy Director 603-673-6041 x 204
Scott P Tenney Building Official 603-673-6041 x 214
Deb Butcher, Executive Assistant 603-673-6041 x 206
Simon Corson, Planner I 603-673-6041 x 215