Effective Tuesday February 28th, travel on Effingham roads is prohibited for vehicles weighing over 6 tons, until Selectmen lift restriction when road conditions warrant.

The NEW Office Hours for the Town Clerk/Tax Collector

* Tuesday & Thursday 10–6; Wednesday & Friday: 8–Noon. *

Town of Effingham Road Maintenance Contract

The Town of Effingham is accepting proposals for the 2017-2019 Road Maintenance Contract. All proposals should be submitted to the Town of Effingham, Board of Selectmen, 68 School, Effingham NH 03882 in a sealed envelope marked “Road Maintenance” no later than Monday, May 29, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Contract specifications will be provided by the Selectmen’s office located in the Municipal Office Building at 68 School Street during regular business hours or may be obtained by calling 539-7770 or e-mailing to The Board of Selectmen reserves the right to reject any and/or all proposals and will award the contract based on the best interest of the Town.

2016 Civic Award Recipient

Michael Pilkovsky, Elected Official of the Year, Edith Sharp, Special Citizen of the Year, Mark Bussiere, Employee of the Year, Ralph (Tom) Thompson, Volunteer of the Year

 Building Permits Required in the Town of Effingham

If you have any questions as to whether a building project requires a permit, please contact the Zoning Enforcement Officer, Rebecca Boyden, at 539-7147. The permit applications, Grid and Zoning Ordinance are available online: Home page: Frequent Requests: “Docs, Forms & Applications”.


NH Dept. Of Safety Community Notification Program. Click link below and fill in the appropriate information to be notified by local emergency response officials in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts.

  Click here to order Reflective Address Markers from the Fire Department. 

Print out the form, complete the information and mail it to the Fire Department. 

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