Land Area Fact Sheet

Business Development Area


The area currently under design for water and wastewater infrastructure includes the land between I-93 and the Merrimack River from Vaughn Road south to Hooksett.

The land is currently zoned Business Development (BD) District, General Industrial (I-2), and Commercial (C). Limited Residential (R) District land is within the potential area water and wastewater service area.

Land Area Based on 12-05 Analysis


  • Business Development (BD) District: Gross 850 acres, net vacant 347 acres.
  • Commercial (C): Gross 90 acres, net vacant 20 acres.
  • General Industrial (I-2): Gross 805 acres, net vacant 275 acres.
  • Total area of the BD, I-2, and included C districts is 1745 acres.

Core Water & Wastewater System Area


Core Water System includes:
  • Connecting water mains in River Road, Dunklee Road, and NH Route 3-A
  • Municipal Well (Lot 17-A, Block 5 behind 19 River Road)
  • Treatment Works / Pump Station (Lot 19, Block 5 behind 29 River Road)
  • Water Storage Tank (Lot 92 and 200 C, Block 2, 706 710 NH Route 3 A)
Core Wastewater System includes:
  • Collection mains in NH 3-A (Johnson Road to Dunklee Road), Dunklee Road, and River Road (Dunklee Road to Vaughn Road)
  • Hall Street Pump Station (Lot 85, Block 1 behind 520 Route 3-A)
  • River Road 1 Pump Station (Lot 179-A-1, Block 2, 46 River Road)
  • Transport mains in River Road, 3-A, Grandview Road, Old Hill Road, and Hall Street

Land Area Based on 4-07 Analysis


  • Core System Service Areas: Gross area totaling 733 acres.
    • Gross area served by both water and wastewater = 520 acres.
    • Gross area served by just water (most zoned R) = 28 acres.
    • Gross area served by just wastewater* = 185 acres.
      • * includes land abutting gravity transport main in Grandview, Old Hill, and 3-A
  • Vacant Land Area: 32 vacant parcels totaling 279 acres.
    • Vacant area (27 parcels) served by both water and wastewater = 231 acres.
    • Vacant area (2 parcels) served by just water (zoned R) = 17 acres.
    • Vacant area (3 parcels) served by just wastewater = 31 acres.
    • Eight parcels over 10 acres = 149 acres.
    • Eight parcels between 5 and 10 acres = 55 acres.