Town of Tilton
257 Main Street, Tilton, NH 03276
Phone: 603.286.4521 Fax: 603.286.3519
Transfer Station Hours: Wed 1 - 3 pm, Sat 9am - 1pm
- PUBLIC HEARING - ZONING AMENDMENTS January 26, 2021
2021 Zoning Amendments Public Hearing Proposed Zoning Amendments
Tilton Planning Board Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 6:30 pm
Please read the public notice for this hearing, and see the draft Solar Ordinance in Amendment 3 here.
- GET INVOLVED! Elected Positions for Town Election
Open Elected Positions for March 9, 2021 Tilton Town Election, during the filing period
January 20th - January 29, 2021:
2 positions for Selectman, 3 year term
3 positions for Budget Committee, 3 year term
1 position for Trustee of the Trust Fund, 3 year term
1 position for Sewer Commission, 3 year term
If you would like to be on the March ballot please complete the Declaration of Candidacy application. You may either email a PDF to email@example.com, or fax: 286-3519, or mail to:
Tilton Town Clerk
257 Main St.
Tilton, NH 03276
Alternatively, you may make an appointment by calling 286-4425 ext 103 or 104. The application cannot be received before January 20th or after January 29, 2021.
On January 29th all applications MUST be submitted directly to the Clerk or Deputy Clerk. The office will be open from 3 to 5. Please call to make an appointment.
- Filing Information for Tilton-Northfield Fire & EMS
Please see the notice for filing information for elected office for the Tilton-Northfield Fire & EMS.
- Renew your parking stickers
Parking stickers will expire at the end of this month - please go to the police station and renew your parking sticker.
- Town Hall Closed to the Public - Appointments Required
Effective December 11, 2020 Town Hall will be closed to the public, open by appointment only, including Land Use/2nd floor until February 1st.
**Town Clerk Tax Collector Limited Appointments for certain transactions **
Motor Vehicle and Tax Payments
• Pay online
• Drop in mail slot - located at the top of stairs at front door on the right.
New Resident or new Vehicle Registrations
• Please call to set up for an appointment at 286-4425 ext 104
For information on Welfare/Human Services, please call 608-6627 or 286-4521 ext 100 and please see the application.
The Health Officer is available by phone and email, please call 603-286-4521 X 102 and leave a message. The voicemail will be checked in the morning and afternoon and she is also available by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to transact business with the landuse department (planning, zoning, code enforcement, building inspection) during the Pandemic.
- 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.