NHARPC CORNER: Regional Planning Commissions (RPCs) and Recreation Planning

The information contained in this article is not intended as legal advice and may no longer be accurate due to changes in the law. Consult NHMA's legal services or your municipal attorney.

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The primary role of a Regional Planning Commission (RPC) is to support local municipalities in their planning and community development responsibilities. This is done in a variety of ways such as:

Trails for Wildlife and People

Trails for People and Wildlife is a mapping tool and guide for planning recreational trails that enables people to get out and enjoy nature while also allowing wildlife to thrive. Intended for landowners, planners, trail builders and conservation groups, the objective of Trails for People and Wildlife is to help facilitate the placement of thoughtfully located networks of well-maintained trails that help people get outside while minimizing wildlife disturbance.