Official website of the New Hampshire Office of Strategic Initiatives.
OSI provides information, data and guidance to assist decision-makers on issues pertaining to development, land protection, energy use and community planning. We guide the state's future growth through public policy development, education, research, and partnership building. This site provides information on our many programs.
Announcements and Notices
March 9, 2018
March 12-16th is Flood Safety Awareness Week in New Hampshire. Did you know that flooding is the most common and costly disaster that happens in the State? Learn more about simple things you can do today to prepare for a flood on our Flood Safety Awareness Week webpage.
February 27, 2018
The Office of Strategic Initiatives is pleased to announce the opening of registration for its 24th Annual Spring Planning and Zoning Conference. This event will be held on Saturday, April 28th at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord. See our conference webpage for the agenda, registration form, and other information.
January 29, 2018
New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority has completed its Accessory Dwelling Unit Guide for Municipalities. This guide assists municipalities in pro actively planning for the unique needs of each community, in light of the new ADU law’s requirements and options.
January 29, 2018
The 2017 editions of OSI’s planning and zoning handbooks are now available. These handbooks are designed to serve as an introduction to the organization, powers, duties, and procedures of Planning Boards and Board of Adjustment in New Hampshire. They are resources to acquaint board members and others with the basic responsibilities of the Planning Board and the Board of Adjustment and to suggest procedures by which the work of the boards can be carried out in a fair and effective manner.