The Town Clerk/Tax Collector’s office will be closed Tuesday Nov. 4th.


The Selectmen’s Meeting of Tuesday Nov 4this canceled due to elections. 

The Town Clerk/Tax Collector’s office will be OPEN Tuesday, Nov. 11th

The Selectmen’s Office will be CLOSED November 11th in observance of Veteran’s Day

and the Nov. 11 Selectmen’s Meeting is rescheduled for Wednesday Nov. 12th.


Awardees from the First Annual Town of Effingham Recognition Reception:

Gwen English, Employee of the Year; Deanna Amaral, Elected Official of the Year; William Piekut, Volunteer of the Year; Kathy Maguire, Special Citizen of the Year

Notice of Public Hearing October 28

The Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 at 7:00 P.M. at the Municipal Office Building, pursuant to the provisions of RSA 231:163 and 43:2 for the purpose of considering amending all existing pole licenses to include language regarding taxation pursuant to RSA 72:23. The Board will also consider adopting a revised Pole and/or Conduit License form which will include language regarding taxation pursuant to RSA 72:23.

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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