City of Laconia Planning Department
Motorcycle Technical Review Committee
[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the city of Laconia 4-8-1996 by Ord. No. 03.96.3: amended in its entirety 11-24-1997 by Ord. No. 11.97.11. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Any person or property owner making temporary provisions for vendors, parking, signage, entertainment, food and beverage tents, or campgrounds must apply to the Motorcycle Technical Review Committee for approval under the provisions of chapter 195 and Appendix A. Chapter 195 is adopted pursuant to the authority granted by RSA 47:14, or any other applicable statutes. The purpose of this chapter is to provide for the orderly, compatible and safe use of public and private property during any special event and to provide for adequate parking, sanitary facilities, utilities and public safety services.
Any person or property owner making permanent land alterations for the purpose of supporting Motorcycle Week activities shall be required to apply to the Planning Board under RSA 674:43 for site plan review. These activities may include, but are not limited to, the following activities: tree stumping, re-grading of land, excavating/filling of land, graveling or paving a grassed, dirt or graveled area.
Completed applications are forwarded to the Motorcycle Technical Review Committee, consisting of the following city review departments: Planning Director (Chair); Public Works Director or designee (Vice Chair); Water Superintendent or designee; Police Chief or designee; Fire Chief or designee; Code Enforcement Director, and Recreation Director. The Committee shall review the application, hold a public hearing and act to grant final approval, with specific conditions, or denial of the application. A quorum of four members of the committee is required to conduct a review meeting.
If you are a property owner who wishes to rent out space on your property during Motorcycle Week and for individuals who wish to vend, please note the following information:
- MTRC Schedule 2013
- Special Events 2013 Application
- MTRC & Special Event Fees
- Property Owner Permission Slip
- Sidewalk Encumbrance
- Recycling Flyer
- Electrical Requirements
- Banner Policy
Meeting Agendas/Minutes 2013
- Agendas/Minutes 2012
4.18.12 Special Event (cancelled)
For property owners who require a land use permit, contact the Planning Department at 603-527-1264 in early January.
If you need a vendor permit or any other permit, please contact the Licensing Clerk at 603-528-6331.