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
Town Clerk Tax Collector: 8:30 - 4:15 and Thursday to 5:30
Transfer Station Hours: Wed 1 - 3 pm, Sat 9am - 1pm
Senior Center Hours: 9 am - 2 pm Monday through Thursday
Saturday, December 5th from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm at Tanger Outlet
Please click on the image above to view the updated Christmas Parade flyer. Due to Covid concerns, it will not be held on Main Street, and there will be no fireworks this year. The public is invited to enjoy a "reverse parade" where you will be able to drive past the floats in the safety of your vehicle. Many thanks to Tanger Outlet for their generous use of facility. Please read the flyer for more information.
- Town Hall Closed to the Public - Appointments Required
Effective Monday, November 23rd Town Hall will be closed to the public, open by appointment only, including Land Use/2nd floor until December 7th.
The Town Clerk Tax Collector's office will be open to the public, masks must be worn along with social distancing. Residents/customers will not be allowed beyond the TC/TC office area.
How to transact business with the landuse department (planning, zoning, code enforcement, building inspection) during the Pandemic.
This decision will be revisited at the December 3rd Selectmen's virtual meeting.
Jeanie Forrester, Town Administrator
- WINTER PARKING BAN IN EFFECT 11/15/2020
The Town's Winter parking ban started November 15th and remains in effect until April 15th. No vehicles may be parked on town streets between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. through April 15th.
The purpose of the ban is to improve and expedite snow removal from Town streets. Failure to comply with the Winter parking ban may result in vehicles being towed at the owner's expense.
- 2020 Town of Tilton Tax Rate
The Town of Tilton 2020 tax rate was set at $20.73 (this rate is used for the 2nd tax bill of 2020 and the 1st estimated tax bill of 2021). The rate is $1.33 lower than the 2019 rate of $22.06.
The Town's value increased from $620,756,767 in 2019 to $633,007,168 in 2020, and the components of the tax rate that changed were as follows:
The components of the tax rate are as follows:
Entity 2019 2020 Town 6.38 6.00 County 1.16 1.12 School local 10.23 9.49 School state 1.84 1.86 Fire District 2.45 2.26 Total 22.06 20.73
Tax bills are being mailed on Monday, November 16th and due on Monday, December 21st. In addition, the Fall/Winter issue of Tilton Times is accompanying the bills.
A complete explanation may be found in the finance director's Guide to the Town of Tilton Tax Rate for 2020. It is available to help citizens learn how our tax rate is calculated.
- Assessing Inspections and Covid-19
With COVID-19 still prevalent, and predictions of spiking this fall, Avitar (Tilton's assessing contractor) will not be performing interior inspections for the remainder of 2020. If you have questions, please call Avitar at 603-798-4419 or Town Hall at 603-286-4521, ext. 101.
- How to report that a street light is out
Please contact Eversource to report a street light that's out, thank you.
- DRIVEWAY PERMITS MAY BE REQUIRED FOR PAVING WORK
Please note that a driveway permit may be required if you construct, expand or resurface a driveway, or if you change the use of a property. For driveways connecting to state roads, permitting information can be obtained from DOT District III (524-6667). For driveways connecting to town roads, visit the Code Enforcement page for driveway guidelines, definitions and the driveway permit form. For more information, please contact the Land Use office at 286-4521 ext 105
- Business Registrations and Occupancy Permits
Zoning Regulation 10.4 requires any new business moving into existing commercial structure shall require a certificate of occupancy. All new businesses coming into town will be required to register with the Land Use Office in the Town of Tilton. Please use the attached form for registering your business.
- Landlord Affidavit
PROPERTY OWNER DESIGNATED RESPONDENT AFFIDAVIT
Per RSA 540:1, the following affidavit is required to be filed with the Town Clerk. There is a fee of $20.00 per affidavit.