Town of Tilton
257 Main Street, Tilton, NH 03276
Phone: 603.286.4521 Fax: 603.286.3519
Town Hall Office Hours: 8:30 - 4:15, Thursday to 5:30
Transfer Station Hours: Wed 1 - 3 pm, Sat 9am - 1pm
Senior Center Hours: 8:30 am - 1:30 pm, Friday 10 am to 3 pm
- Town offices closed memorial day 5/27/2013
The Town of Tilton offices will be closed on Monday, May 27th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 28th.
- New Littering Ordinance
There is a new littering ordinance effective May 9th, 2013.
- Spring trail repair and cleanup day - Saturday June 1, 2013
Each Spring the Winnipesaukee River Trail Association holds a trail repair and cleanup day. This year we are again having the repair and cleanup day on National Trails Day - June 1st starting at 9am. We will be working on the Tilton end of the trail. Volunteers are asked to assemble in the parking lot near the Super 8 Motel at 9am. If possible, please bring rakes, shovels, clippers, etc. Please dress in work clothes. If we get enough volunteers, the projects should be completed in just a few hours. We invite everyone to walk the trail after they are done working! Part of this year's repairs will be to fill in several washed out areas next to the trail with gravel. We have several people lined up with small tractors with bucket loaders to transport the gravel from the trail head to the affected areas. Volunteers will be needed to rake and level the gravel in that area. Other projects are basic trash and debris removal, clipping back overhanging branches, etc. There isn't any need to sign-up in advance, but please add this to your calendar and come on out to help us maintain the trail!
- Keeping Tilton Clean
Attention Tilton Residents - want to make our state roads cleaner and more attractive while and at the same time control the growing cost of litter removal?
The State has a program to sponsor highways.
Also, NH the Beautiful is a unique organization offering anti-litter programs for communities. See the NH The beautiful flyer for more information.
- Old Home Day June 22, 2013 - Seeking Nominations!
There is a nomination form for this year's "Cutest Baby" contest. Also nominations for Citizen of the Year must be submitted by June 5th. If you have questions, please contact
- May Events at the Tilton Senior Center
Attached is the May newsletter for the Tilton Senior Center. We have a great variety of events in May, and I want to point out a few specific ones to put on your calendar.
On May 15th beginning at 11:30 we will be holding a Mother's Day Tea to honor all of our mothers and those who've been like mothers to us all. Wear your most elaborate hat -- men and women alike-- and compete for a prize for the most outrageously fabulous hat of the day. In addition to teas and treats, we will be raffling off unique tea pots and we'll wrap the event up with a performance by a VQL-- a Very Last Quartet. Join us for the barbershop stylings at 1pm of Kychin' Sync of the Lakes Region.
March 18th is the March for Meals event. More information can be found in the newsletter about how you can help the Tilton Senior Center and Community Action Program of Belknap-Merrimack Counties fight senior hunger. You can also check us out on Facebook. Like our page--Elder Services of CAP Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc--to keep updated on the march and how you can help out.
Most Tuesdays we serve a cafe lunch, which includes a soup, salad bar, and the scheduled entree. Call 527-8291 and reserve your spot by Thursday for Tuesday's meal.
Hope to see you soon!
Sarah Paratore, Director
Tilton Senior Center
11 Grange Road
- Tilton Recycles!
To all Residents of Tilton
May 10, 2013
In the next few weeks we will be starting to get Recycle Bins out to the various residences here in Town. There are three sizes to choose from, 96 Gallon, 64 Gallon and 35 Gallon. You will be able to choose one bin of the size that best suits your needs. Pictures of the Bins are located elsewhere on this site. You soon will be receiving a mailing from Bestway informing you of the intended dates of delivery. The Bins will be assigned by serial number to your address. A list of what is and isn't recyclable will be included with your bin.
The Pay as You Throw (PAYT) garbage pick-up will commence during the summer. The bags will be sold at local merchants and a list of locations will be posted on this page soon. They come in sleeves of 10 and in two different sizes. The 33 Gallon size is the larger and there will also be a 15 Gallon option for those who do not generate as much waste. A technical list of items to recycle and what not to recycle is included here, and a more user friendly list will be posted soon.
- Free Summer Park Programs Start June 15th
The Parks Commission has many fun events planned for this summer starting June 15th! See attached flyer for details of the following upcoming events:
Event Park Details WILD Center & Zoological Park Riverfront June 15, 2013 - 11 am Bats and your yard Riverfront July 19, 2013 - 7 pm
Nature walk in Buffalo Park Buffalo July 20, 2013 - 9 am
Wildlife Showing Riverfront August 23, 2013 - 7 pm
Festival of Pets, Pet Show Rte 132 Ballfield August 23, 2013 - 9 am - noon
Bobcats Riverfront September 20, 2013 - 7 pm
- Beware of utility scams
Please see the attached document concerning marketing for lowering your utility costs. IT CONTAINS HELPFUL QUESTIONS TO ASK if you are approached by marketers. And please note that there may be some scams going on. Please pay attention to the phone number if you have caller ID, it could help to identify unauthorized marketing and scams. Courtesy of EngAGING NH from: http://www.puc.nh.gov//
- Timber (Yield) Tax Procedure Changes effective 1/1/2013
There are new timber (yield) tax procedure changes which will go into effect on January 1st, 2013. Please read the Department of Revenue's notice.
- Driveway permits are required for paving work
Please note that a driveway permit is required if you repave your driveway. For more information, please contact the Land Use office at 286-4521 ext 105.
- Ernie's Cleanup Information
Information pertaining to the cleanup of the former Ernie's site in Tilton are available here and through the menu at the left under Town Information
- Compost Bins for Sale
The Recycling Committee has both a compost bin and a scrap pail in stock and available for sale at the Public Works garage. Please see the flyer for more information.
- Notice regarding Lot mergers
NOTICE -- If you own real estate lots that were involuntarily merged by municipal action, you may be able to have those lots restored to their pre-merger status. Your property may qualify if two or more lots were merged for zoning, assessing, or taxation purposes and the merger occurred:
- During your ownership, without your consent; or
- Prior to your ownership, if no previous owner consented to the merger.
To restore your property to pre-merger status, you must:
- Make a request to the local governing body
- No later than December 31, 2016.
- Your properties will once again become separate lots; however, they must still conform to applicable land use ordinances. Restoration does not cure non-conformity.
This notice must be:
- Posted continuously in a public place from January 1, 2012 until December 31. 2016. and
- Published in the 2011 through 2015 Annual Report.
Read the full statute at RSA 674:39-aa Restoration of Involuntarilv Merged Lots.
- Business Registrations and Occupancy Permits
As of March 2011 Zoning Regulation 10.4 was adopted to require new businesses coming in to town to register their business and to obtain a Certificate of Occupancy prior to the opening of the business. All existing businesses are also being asked to register their business with the town. Please use the attached form for registering your business. This will help the town to compile a list of businesses in the Town of Tilton for the town web site.
- Landlord Affidavit
Per RSA 540:1, the following affidavit is required to be filed with the Town Clerk. There is a fee of $15.00 per affidavit. For more information please see the RSA definitions.