Rockingham County Building Permits (New Hampshire)

Search for Rockingham County, NH building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in Rockingham County, NH create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Rockingham County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Rockingham County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Rockingham County building permit. Rockingham County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Rockingham County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Chester Building Department Chester NH 84 Chester Street 03036 603-887-5552

Chester Planning Department Chester NH 84 Chester Street 03036 603-887-5629

Chester Zoning Chester NH 84 Chester Street 03036 603-887-4343

Derry Building Department and Zoning Derry NH 14 Manning Street 03038 603-432-6148

Derry Planning Department Derry NH 29 West Broadway 03038 603-432-6110

Hampstead Building Department Hampstead NH 11 Main Street 03841 603-329-5846

Hampton Planning Department Hampton NH 100 Winnacunnet Road 03842 603-929-5913

Newington Planning Department Newington NH 205 Nimble Hill Road 03801 603-436-1252

Newmarket Zoning Newmarket NH 186 Main Street 03857 603-659-8501

Newton Planning Department Newton NH MAIN St 03858 603-382-3419

North Hampton Town Building Department North Hampton NH 237 Atlantic Avenue 03862 603-964-8282

Northwood Zoning Northwood NH 818 1st New Hampshire Turnpike 03261 603-942-9104

Nottingham Zoning Nottingham NH 139 Stage Rd 03290 603-679-9597

Rockingham Planning Department Exeter NH 156 Water Street 03833 603-778-9183

Rye Building Department Rye NH 10 Central Road 03870 603-964-9800

Seabrook Town Building Department Seabrook NH 99 Lafayette Road 03874 603-474-3871


Town and City Halls in Rockingham County, NH provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Rockingham County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Rockingham County, New Hampshire. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Rockingham County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Auburn Town Hall Auburn NH 47 Chester Road 03032 603-483-5052

Brentwood Town Hall Brentwood NH 1 Dalton Road 03833 603-642-8817

Danville Town Hall Danville NH 210 Main St 03819 603-382-8253

Deerfield Town Hall Deerfield NH 8 Raymond Road 03037 603-463-8811

Exeter Town Hall Exeter NH 10 Front Street 03833 603-778-0591

Fremont Town Hall Fremont NH 295 Main Street 03044 603-895-8693

Greenland Town Hall Greenland NH 575 Portsmouth Avenue 03840 603-431-7111

Hampton Town Hall Hampton NH 100 Winnacunnet Road 03842 603-926-6766

Kensington Town Hall Kensington NH 95 Amesbury Road 03833 603-772-5423

Kingston Town Hall Kingston NH 163 Main Street 03848 603-642-3112

Londonderry Town Hall Londonderry NH 268 Mammoth Road 03053 603-432-1100

New Castle Town Hall New Castle NH 49 Main Street 03854 603-431-6710

Newfields Town Hall Newfields NH 65 Main Street 03856 603-772-5070

Newington Town Hall Portsmouth NH GOSLING Rd 03801 603-431-4111

Newington Town Hall Newington NH 205 Nimble Hill Road 03801 603-436-7640

North Hampton Town Hall North Hampton NH 237 Atlantic Avenue 03862 603-964-6029

Portsmouth City Hall Portsmouth NH 1 Junkins Avenue 03801 603-431-2000

Raymond Town Hall Raymond NH 4 Epping Street 03077 603-895-4735

Rye Town Hall Rye NH 10 Central Road 03870 603-964-5523

Salem NH Town Hall Salem NH 33 Geremonty Drive 03079 603-890-2128

Salem Town Hall Salem NH 1 Sally Sweet Way 03079 603-890-2190


Building Inspectors in Rockingham County, NH ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Rockingham County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Rockingham County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that a Rockingham County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Rockingham County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Rockingham County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

Candia Building Inspector Candia NH 74 High Street 03034 603-483-1015

Chester Building Inspector Chester NH 84 Chester Street 03036 603-887-5552

Derry Building Inspector Derry NH 14 Manning Street 03038 603-432-6148

Greenland Building Inspector Greenland NH 575 Portsmouth Avenue 03840 603-431-3070

Hampstead Building Inspector Hampstead NH 11 Main Street 03841 603-329-5846

Hampton Building Inspector Hampton NH 100 Winnacunnet Road 03842 603-929-5826

North Hampton Building Inspector North Hampton NH 233 Atlantic Avenue 03862 603-964-8650

Northwood Building Inspector Northwood NH 818 1st New Hampshire Turnpike 03261 603-942-9100

Plaistow Building Inspector Plaistow NH 145 Main Street 03865 603-382-1191

Rye Building Inspector Rye NH 10 Central Road 03870 603-964-9800


Code Enforcement Offices in Rockingham County, NH are responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of enforcing these codes and regulations, Rockingham County Code Enforcement often issue building permits. These permits may be required for Rockingham County land development, demolition, repairs, renovations, and other kinds of construction. They may also issue Rockingham County occupancy permits at the end of a construction project, which certify that the building meets code and can be occupied. Code Enforcement Offices may also be responsible for issuing certificates of zoning compliance, and they produce reports that show if a building has any code violations or has a valid Rockingham County permit for construction. Their office can also help look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices often provide online access to their building permit records.

Derry Code Enforcement Derry NH 14 Manning Street 03038 603-432-6148

Hampstead Code Enforcement Hampstead NH 11 Main Street 03841 603-329-5846

Newmarket Code Enforcement Newmarket NH 186 Main Street 03857 603-659-8501