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Municipal Law

Boutin Lowman serves as general and special counsel to several New Hampshire towns. In this capacity, our attorneys counsel our municipal clients on a broad range of issues, including RSA 91-A, Right-To-Know requests and responses, contract negotiation and review, policy determinations, employment decisions, ordinance drafting and adoption, charter adoption and interpretation, valuation and abatement matters, tax collection and assessing, road law, code enforcement, election issues, negotiation and drafting complex host community agreements for private solid waste facilities, and internal investigations. Our experienced attorneys also represent municipalities throughout New Hampshire in all aspects of complex municipal litigation.

Acting both for municipalities and for applicants, our lawyers have appeared before municipal boards throughout New Hampshire. Our attorneys regularly handle planning and zoning matters, including special exceptions and variance requests, site plan and subdivision review and approval, ordinance waivers, and state and local permitting issues, and have appeared in State courts throughout New Hampshire in matters involving municipalities or municipal law.

Boutin Lowman represents individuals, businesses and municipalities before a variety of administrative venues. We have appeared before administrative agencies such as the Department of Environmental Services, the Board of Tax and Land Appeals, the Department of Revenue, the Public Utilities Commission, and the Waste Management Council.