The Rye Beach Master Plan

THE RYE BEACH MASTER PLAN

 

The Rye Beach Precinct contains 636 acres. Its population is older than the general Rye population. There were 25 houses in Rye Beach in 1851. At that time a number of houses were built in the Greek Revival style. In the later part of the 19th century Colonial revival, Queen Anne, Shingle Style and Stick Style appeared along with the Mansard roof. The community is one of single family homes which are primarily owner occupied.

Rye Beach has fresh and tidal wetlands which require development constraints to protect the ecosystem, flood control and the quality of the area water. The area is no longer used for agriculture. Eighty percent of the land in Rye Beach is considered unsuitable for development. In a land use study conducted in 1986 by the Thoresen Group, it was determined that 45.9 percent of the land in Rye Beach was occupied by single family residences. Most of the rest, a combined 42.6 percent, is open space and recreational.

RCL 2018 State Candidates Night

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Most Current Rye Civic News

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Rye Clean Water Information

Slides for November 8th Water in Rye: Water in Rye Presentation Final 8 Nov 17     No Video – camera […]

RCL Discussion Topics

Here are the different topics for discussion.   We have started with some information and opinion “not right or wrong”, […]

Rye Civic League Annual Meeting 2018

RCL Annual Meeting Notice 2018

Files for November 2018 Rye Civic News

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Rye Art Studio Open House

Nov. 4th and 5th   Herlihedrons Sculptural Assemblage Studio will be open as part of The League of NH Craftsman’s NH […]

Rye Fire 2018 Documents for CIP and Select Board

Resident Summary of equipment in the Area:  Rye Area Fire Equipment PDF Rye Fire Mission-Vision-Values Greenwood fleet assessment 6 yr plan […]

Files for October 2018 Civic News

Resident’s summary of VosevTrial Rye Public Library Minutes Public Session September 13 RWD Letter to Select Board 5 Sept 18 […]