Town Documents

NEW RULE: The Effingham Planning Board MUST receive all application documents by email in digital format upon submission. All current forms are in the process of being updated to reflect this necessary requirement. Email: PB.Admin (at)


      Land Use Fees Land Use Fees
  Animal Control Ordinance   Zoning Ordinance Zoning Ordinance
  Fire Inspection Ordinance Historic District Regulations Master Plan Agent Authorization Form
  Winter Operation Policy HDC Rules_of_Procedure

Home Occupation Checklist

Cottage Industry Checklist

Understanding NH Property Taxes Select Board Appt Form Checklist & Application for Certificate of  Approval

Conservation Subdivision Checklist and Application

Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Checklist
Abatement Forms BOS Rules of Procedure Scenic Road Ordinance

Driveway Regulations

Residential Building Permit Application
Elderly & Veterans Tax Exemption Form Transfer Station Ordinance Lord’s Hill Historic District Metes and Bounds Description

Excavation Regulations 6.25.20

Nonresidential/ Multifamily Building Permit 

Current Use Form (click to type fill in the boxes and then print) Snow Removal Policy Center Effingham Historic District Metes and Bounds

Lot Line Adj. Application & Checklist

Building Permit Drawing Grid
  Parking Ordinance 2019 Effingham Hist District Map Lots

 Merger of Lots Application

Building Permit Application for Campsites
  Right of Way Ordinance Effingham Historic District Aerial Map Site Plan Regulations Building Permit for Demolition
Timber Harvesting Nonprofit Funding Request Form  

Minor Site Plan Checklist and Application

RV Info Sheet

Seasonal Use   RV Permit Application

RV Temp Occupancy Permit

Guide to New Hampshire Timber Harvesting Laws Procurement Ordinance (rev. 5.15.21)   Major Site Plan Checklist and Application  Driveway Regulations
BMPs for Forestry:Protecting New Hampshire’s Water Quality Requirements for Junkyard Permits  

Special Use Permit Checklist and Application

Driveway Permit Application
BMPs for Erosion Control on Timber Harvesting Operations Health Ordinance to Regulate-Subsurface Storage Systems   Steep Slopes Checklist and Application
NH Statute Governing Junkyards
  Outdoor Event License Ordinance   Subdivision Regulations
  No Thru Trucking Ord.   Subdivision Checklist and Application ZBA Application
  Police/Fire Alarm Ordinance  

Waiver Application – Site Plan or Subdivision:

ZBA Rules of Procedure
  Class VI Road Ordinance   Application for Waiver  
  Hazard Mitigation Plan 2019