Conservation Commission

Conservation Commission Schedule

Conservation Commission Members

Name Position Term End
Dean Anson Chairman 2020
Deborah Williams Vice Chair 2021
Dick Christopher Member 2020
Michael Foote Member 2021
Lisa Morin Member 2019
Marnie Schulz Member 2020
Wesley Bates Member 2021
Vacant Advisory Memeber -
Vacant Advisory Member -

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

TO BE ADDED TO AN AGENDA, PLEASE SUBMIT MATERIALS A FULL WEEK IN ADVANCE OF A CONSERVATION COMMISSION MEETING.

Please review this document before submitting an application to the City of Laconia Planning Department:
 Laconia Builder's Resource Guide

ALL APPLICANTS FOR WETLAND CUPs: PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT THE CONSERVATION COMMISSION ONLY ACTS IN AN ADVISORY POSITION AND HAS NO JUDICIARY CAPABILITIES.

ATTENTION: 

AS OF 10/4/2017, ALL NHDES WETLAND PERMITS WILL BE REVIEWED BY THE CONSERVATION COMMISSION AT THE NEXT REGULAR MEETING AT THE TIME OF PERMIT SUBMISSION.




For information about becoming a member/advisory member for the Laconia Conservation Commission, contact the Planning Department at (603) 527-1264 or e-mail


About the Commission


The City of Laconia's Conservation Commission was established in August of 1987 to promote and preserve the areas natural resources, and to protect and manage the City's watershed resources and wildlife habitat areas. This seven member volunteer Commission, appointed by the City Council, is responsible for public outreach and education as well as managing the City owned conservation lands.

The Laconia Conservation Commission invites all private owners, developers, and other interested parties that would like to protect their open space lands for future generations to contact them at the Laconia Conservation Department by phone at (603) 527-1264 or by email.


Responsibilities


The Conservation Commission is responsible for:
  • The preservation and protection of lands and forests for wildlife, water quality, and recreation in the City of Laconia.
  • Review of site plan and subdivision applications for compliance with state and local wetlands and shore land regulations. 
  • Recommendation conveyance to the City Planning Board for new projects moving through the City planning process in relation to environmental impacts and concerns. 
  • Outreach and education to the public concerning various environmental issues and information. 

Helpful Resources


For inquiries please email or call the Conservation or Planning at 603-527-1264.