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Commercial Properties Atlas 2013
The purpose of this Atlas is to provide basic information on all of the properties in the Town of Peterborough that are zoned for commercial use.  Note that this Atlas does not include those properties currently being used for business activity in a zoning district that has not been specifically created for this purpose.

Evans Flats Report 2004

MPSC Municipal Needs Studies 2008

Economic Policy Plan 1999

Economic Policy Plan 2000

Hazard Mitigation Plan 2016

Hazard Mitigation Plan 2010

Hazard Mitigation Plan 2004

Land Use Regulations
Chapter 202: Fees ***AMENDED 7/6/2021***
Chapter 207: Building Code
Chapter 224: Manufactured Housing
Chapter 233: Site Plan Regulations 
Chapter 237: Subdivision Regulations
Chapter 238: Excavation Regulations
Chapter 239: Driveway Regulations
Chapter 245: Zoning Ordinance May 2021

Master Plan
Black & white copies of the complete Master Plan can be requested from the Office of Planning & Building at no cost.  Contact us at (603) 924-8000, ext 104 or email

2019 Master Plan Summary & Progress Report
Title Pages
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Vision
Chapter 3: Economic Vitality
Chapter 4: Open Space
Chapter 5: Population and Housing
Chapter 6: Transportation
Chapter 7: Water Resources
Chapter 8: Land Use Plan
Chapter 8: Land Use Plan - Addendum
Chapter 9: Historic Resources
Chapter 10: Regional Concerns
Chapter 11: Cultural Resources
Chapter 12: Municipal Facilities
Chapter 13: Implementation
Master Plan Appendices

Municipal Facilities Study 2005
Table of Contents and Executive Summary
Property Assessment - Fire
Property Assessment - Police
Property Assessment - DPW
Property Assessment - Recreation
Facility Needs Assessment - Summary and Fire
Facility Needs Assessment - Police
Facility Needs Assessment - DPW
Facility Needs Assessment - Recreation
Facility Needs Assessment - Joint Option and Comparable Facilities
Property Assessments (All Departments)
Facility Needs Assessment (All Departments)
Municipal Needs Appendices
Entire Municipal Needs Report
Municipal Needs Presentation

Municipal Needs Study Task Force Report 2006

Tax Increment Finance (TIF) Districts Plans
Greater Downtown TIF Plan (adopted 2012)
West Peterborough TIF Plan (adopted 2008)
South Peterborough TIF Plan (adopted 2017)

Village Commercial Charrette Booklet 2005

Zoning Diagnostic Report 2007
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