Press Releases/What’s New


Mosquito control operations begin in Portsmouth

July 2, 2018

The Mosquito Control program begins July 2, 2018 in the City of Portsmouth. Crews from Dragon Mosquito Control will be checking swamps, salt marshes, woodland pools, ditches, catch basins and other shallow, stagnant water for mosquito larvae. When mosquitoes are found, the following larvicides may be used:


Portsmouth Receives State Approval for West End Economic Revitalization Zone Tax Credit Program

June 27, 2018

Developers and future tenants of eligible redevelopment projects in the West End may now be able to take advantage of the business tax benefits available through the State’s Economic Revitalization Zone Tax Credit Program. The City of Portsmouth recently received approval from the State Department of Resources and Economic Development for designation of an Economic Revitalization Zone (ERZ) Tax Zone in the City’s West End in the area around the former City Public Works Facility site and the former Frank Jones Brewery site.


105 Bartlett Street Re-Zoning Request

June 26, 2018

In February 2018, Clipper Traders, LLC requested a Zoning change for the property located at 105 Bartlett Street from Office Research (OR) and Transportation Corridor (TC) to Character District 4 West End (CD4-W). The materials and timeline related to this request are outlined below.