Manchester Conservation Commission

The City of Manchester created the Manchester Conservation Commission (MCC) in 1989 to help maintain a balance between our natural resources and the increasing pressure of development. MCC acts as stewards of Manchester’s natural resources by:

  • Advising the NH Department of Environmental Services’ Wetlands Bureau on local permit applications and enforcement issues.
  • Conducting field investigations of applications for permits for work in wetlands.
  • Assisting Manchester city departments, boards, and committees with environmental planning.
  • Helping interested landowners identify the best protection strategies to preserve their land in it’s natural state.
  • Coordinating research activities with other organizations such as The Nature Conservancy and the New Hampshire Natural Heritage Bureau.
  • Providing support for other citywide environmental initiatives such as environmental education, streambank stabilization, and land preservation.

The Manchester Conservation Commission is a seven member volunteer advisory board established by local ordinance (Article XIV) in March of 1989. All members are appointed by the Board of Mayor & Alderman and serve three-year terms.

To contact a member of the Commission call  or write in care of the City Clerk’s Office, 1 City Hall Plaza, Manchester NH 03101

The Commission meets the first and the third Thursday of each month at 6:00pm at the City Hall Third Floor Conference Room.

Contact Manchester Conservation Commission

1 City Hall Plaza
Manchester, New Hampshire  03101
Phone: (603) 624-6455


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Hillsborough County, New Hampshire