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 4, 2022
The 2021 editions of OSI’s The Planning Board in New Hampshire: A Handbook for Local Officials and The Board of Adjustment in New Hampshire: A Handbook for Local Officials are now available for download. The 2021 editions include planning related legal and procedural changes which became law during the General Court’s 2021 Legislative Session. These handbooks are designed to serve as an introduction to the organization, powers, duties, and procedures of Planning Boards and Boards of Adjustment in New Hampshire.