City of Dover, NH
Strafford County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Dover 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 2013.10.09-013 as Ch. 143 of the 2013 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The City Council may designate any road in the City, with the exception of Class I or Class II highways, as a scenic road as provided by RSA 231:157 and 231:158.
Upon a road being designated as a scenic road as previously provided, any repair, maintenance, reconstruction or paving work done with respect thereto shall not involve or include the cutting or removal of trees or the tearing down or destruction of stone walls or portions thereof, except with the prior written consent of the City Council, after a public hearing duly advertised as to time, date, place and purpose, two times in a newspaper of general circulation in the area, the last publication to occur at least seven days prior to such hearing as provided and set forth in RSA 231:158.
Stone walls that are located along the front property line of lots abutting a scenic road shall be protected and preserved to the maximum extent possible. If the City Council, after holding a public hearing as required by this chapter, approves the removal of a portion of a stone wall, the stones taken from the original wall shall be reused on the property to rebuild deteriorated portions of the stone wall or to construct a stone wall at the driveway entrance.
[Amended 2-12-2020 by Ord. No. 2020.01.08-001]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine as provided in the City Fine Schedule. Each day of said violation shall be construed as a separate offense. Said violator shall be held responsible for the restoration of the stone wall or tree.