Phone: 603-778-0885
Fax: 603-778-9183


Contact Information:

1 Junkins Avenue

Portsmouth, NH 03801

(603) 431-2000

Community Profile (NH Employment Security)

RPC Commissioners: Elizabeth Moreau, Deaglan McEachern, John Tabor, Peter Britz (Alt.)

RPC Provided Services to Portsmouth:

  • General planning technical assistance, including review of zoning ordinance and site plan and subdivision regulations as requested.
  • Assistance with research about options for site design and elevation of structures in high risk flood areas via Tides to Storms 2 Implementation grant from the Northeast Region Ocean Council.
  • Implementation of the FEMA High Water Mark Initiative (pending approval of NHDES Coastal Program funding).
  • General transportation planning assistance (MPO).
  • Program support for regional public transportation services via COAST.
  • Continued assistance to develop the NH Seacoast Greenway, including state acquisition of Hampton Branch rail right-of-way, management agreement development and implementation of multi-use path.
  • Assistance implementing the Route 1 Corridor Plan, including currently implementing project from Ocean Road to Elwyn Road.
  • Updates to the Standard Map set.
  • General GIS mapping assistance.
  • Conduct NH Stream Crossing Assessment Inventory for hazard mitigation planning.

Relevant Documents

The following recent regional and community specific RPC documents may be of particular interest to Portsmouth.