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Welcome to the Rockingham Planning Commission

Rockingham Planning Commission is one of nine regional planning commissions in New Hampshire established by RSA 36:46. The Commission's region consists of twenty-six communities within Rockingham County. Operating as a non-profit local government organization, the Commission serves in an advisory role to local governments in order to promote coordinated planning, orderly growth, efficient land use, transportation access and environmental protection.

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News & Notices

RPC Annual Meeting is on 6/8 in Atkinson. Details and registration (due 5/27!) are available on the News page.

Local Planning Assistance Grants Now Available. RPC currently has funds available to assist member communities with local planning projects, such as master plan updates, zoning ordinance modifications and mapping assistance. Grants require a 50% match and applications are due 6/15. For more details visit the Grants and Funding page.

Coastal Risks and Hazards Commission seeking public comments on draft report by 6/30. The draft report,Preparing New Hampshire for Projected Storm Surge, Sea-Level Rise, and Extreme Precipitation, summarizes New Hampshire’s vulnerabilities to projected coastal flood hazards and puts forth recommendations to minimize risk and improve resilience. Two public meetings are scheduled for 5/26 in Greenland and 6/1 in Rye. For more details visit CRHC's website.

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Current Projects

The Climate Risk in the Seacoast (C-RiSe): Assessing Vulnerability of Municipal Assets and Resources to Climate Change is a project that will provide Great Bay municipalities with maps and assessments of flood impacts to road and transportation assets, critical facilities and infrastructure, and natural resources associated with projected increases in storm surge, sea level and precipitation. For more details and update about the C-RiSE project please visit the Climate Change - RPC Projects page.

Long Range Transportation Plan Update. The Long Range Transportation Plan serves as the 20+ year transportation planning document for the Rockingham MPO. The Plan contains the region’s goals and specific project proposals through 2040. For more information and project updates visit: Transportation Plan.

Tides to Storms - Now Completed! This project assessed the vulnerability of coastal municipalities and public infrastructure to flooding from expected increases in storm surge and rates of sea-level rise. For more information and project reports and maps visit the Projects page.


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