Notice of Public Hearings

The Historic District Commission will hold two public hearings on Monday, September 8, 2014 for the purpose of receiving questions and/or comments on proposed changes to the Historic District Regulations.

The first hearing will be held at 6:30pm at the Lord’s Hill Fire Station (Fire Station #1),596 Province Lake Road in the Lord’s Hill Historic District, Effingham.

The second hearing will be held at 7:30pm at the Effingham Public Library, 30 Townhouse Road in the Center Effingham Historic District, Effingham.

The proposed changes to the Historic District Regulations concern Section B, Part 16: Signs; Section C, Part 24: Tree Cutting; and Section C, Part 33: Penalty, as well as adjustments to the text of the regulations to correct grammar and spelling errors and to bring the regulations into concordance with current Commission rules and procedures and Town of Effingham Planning Board regulations and Zoning Ordinances. Copies of the full text of the Historic District Regulations including the proposed changes may be obtained at the Town of Effingham Municipal Offices, 68 School Street, Effingham during regular business hours.

Please note: The regular monthly meeting of the Historic District Commission will be held, as time allows, at the Effingham Public Library, 30 Townhouse Road, Effingham immediately prior to and immediately following the Public Hearing scheduled for 7:30pm at that location.


All resident canines must be vaccinated for rabies and registered with the town annually by April 30 or late fees apply.

License fees are payable in person or via mail after speaking with the Town Clerk.

Transfer Station Coupons Required for Disposal:
$2 coupon per tire,  $10 coupon per electronic component

Coupons are required at the time of disposal. Coupons must be purchased ahead of time through the Selectmen’s Office during regular business hours or via mail.  For questions or coupons by mail, please call the office at 603-539-7770.


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