Contact Information

The Planning Department staff's activities support the City's Master Plan, Zoning Ordinance, Site Review Regulations and Subdivision Regulations. The Department is responsible for preparing the annual Capital Improvement Plan and managing other planning initiatives that support the City's Master Plan. In addition, the Planning Department provides staff support to the City's land use review and regulatory boards including the Planning Board, Technical Advisory Committee, Board of Adjustment, Historic District Commission, and Conservation Commission.

Juliet T.W. Walker, Planning Director
Nicholas Cracknell, Principal Planner
Peter Britz, Environmental Planner / Sustainability Coordinator
Peter Stith, Planner I
Vincent Hayes, Land Use Compliance Agent/Associate Planner
Jane Shouse, Planning Board Administrative Assistant
Lizbeth Good, Conservation Commission & Historic District Commission Administrative Clerk
Mary Koepenick, Zoning Board of Adjustment Administrative Clerk


Phone: (603) 610-7216

Fax: (603) 427-1593

Location: City Hall, 3rd Floor, 1 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801