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Is your dock ready for another season on the lake

Is your dock ready for another season on the lake?  It could be time to make major repairs or install a new dock in New Hampshire

The state of NH controls dock and boating issues on our lakes and ponds. The NH wetlands laws for dock are administered by the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services.

Department of Environmental Science Frequently Asked Questions - Answers  

Options you can look at for your new dock, upgrade or repair.  Lake Winnisquam Real Estate - Waukewan Real Estate - dock

  1. Floating dock.
  2. Aluminum dock.
  3. Galvanized Steel.
  4. Rolling dock for easy removal 
  5. Cedar Dock.
  6. Lift Docks.
  7. Permanent Docks, require extensive permitting.

Additional Docks and Features.

  1. Boat and Jet Ski Lifts 
  2. Covered Boat Slips, seasonal canvas
  3. Permanent Covers, are no longer allowed.  
  4. Docks should be 20 feet from your abutters lot. 
  5. Jet ski drive on's 

Swim Platforms do not need permits, they can not impede navigation, must be marked with your name and reflectors attached.  

Review the Seasonal Dock Notification for rules for repair or installation of your new replacement dock.  You are going to have many questions,  I would urge you to contact or (603) 271-2147 prior to purchase of a new dock or installation.

Seasonal Dock Permitting information

This information will cover the size and configuration of the new dock you can install.

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Contact Carl Sack or Paula Hinckley both specializing in NH waterfront Sales  #nhlakesrealty

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