Notice of Continuation of Public Hearing

The Historic District Commission Public Hearing held on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Effingham Public Library, 30 Townhouse Road in the Center Effingham Historic District, Effingham for the purpose of receiving questions and/or comments on proposed changes to the Historic District Regulations has been continued as a result of questions, comments, and concerns raised relative to some sections of the proposed changes that require further research and/or discussion.

The continued session of the public hearing will commence at the beginning of the Commission’s next regularly scheduled meeting, which will be held on Monday, October 13, 2014 at 7 p.m.  Please Note:  The location of this meeting has changed from the Meeting Room at the Town of Effingham Municipal Offices, 68 School Street, Effingham to the Meeting Room at the Effingham Public Library, 30 Townhouse Road in the Center Effingham Historic District, Effingham.

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 permits, Grid and Zoning Ordinance are available online at the link to the left “Docs, Forms & Applications”


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.


If you would like to enroll in the NH Dept. Of Safety Community Notification Program, please click the 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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