NH Pesticide Application Signs

New Hampshire Code of Administrative Rules, section 506.07, states that aerial applications cannot occur when children are commuting to and from school and when there is outdoor activity. This section also prohibits aerial applications in sensitive areas, including day care centers and school buildings and property, playgrounds and athletic fields. Distance to the school is subject to the aerial application permit.

New Hampshire Code of Administrative Rules, section 508.01, requires signs to be posted when commercial applications are made to turf areas.
The signs are to remain posted for 24 hours.

New Hampshire Code of Administrative Rules, section 506.07(b) and (c), states that pesticides are not to be applied aerially in sensitive areas, such as school buildings, playgrounds, athletic fields and any other property of the school ³where exposure to the pesticide(s) may have an adverse effect on human health, wildlife, and the environment²


Pes 508.01 Notification Prior to Application of Pesticides to Turf Areas. Commercial applications of pesticides to turf areas shall comply with the following requirements:

(a) Signs as required by Pes 508 shall satisfy the following requirements:

(1) They shall be 8 1/2 X 11 inches in size, be made of weather resistant materials with black letters on a yellow background;

(2) They shall contain the following information:

a. The word “Notice” in 2 1/2 inch block letters;

b. The pesticide(s) used expressed as common chemical name;

c. Date of treatment;

d. Area treated;

e. A statement that the notice has been provided for public information and to those who may be sensitive to chemicals; and

f. Name, address and telephone number of the person who may be contacted