You must file in writing with the Assessor's Office by March 1st following the fall tax bill. Forms are available in the Assessor's Office or can be downloaded via the Board of Tax and Land Appeals website.
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To consolidate lots you may own there are a few requirements:
If you have met these two requirements, you can print out the lot consolidation form found under the forms tab. The form needs to have the applicant's signature(s) notarized and both the Planning Director and Chief Assessor will also need to sign the document before it can be sent to the Registry. Also, a check will need to be provided at the time of submission for the recording fee. The check should be made out to Rockingham County Registry of Deeds for $20.66 please add $4 for any additional pages needed.
Rockingham County Registry of Deeds
The tax rate for 2023 is $16.96 per thousand of your assessment.
The tax rate is set in October by the DRA. Below is a breakdown of what the $16.96 tax rate goes to:
The assessment ratio for 2023 is 78.5%. This means we are assessing properties at 78.5% of market value as of April 1, 2023.
Your 2024 actual tax bill may differ from this estimate. Other factors that may impact your actual/final 2024 property tax bill include, but are not limited to the following:
The tax maps that the town provides only show the shape of your lot. It does not accurately show definitive areas as to where it starts and begins. If your property has ever been surveyed in the past the Building Department should have a copy in their files. If they do not have one then you will need to hire a surveyor to find out your correct lot lines.
The Building Department can be reached at 603-890-2020.
See the Taxation Process page to learn about the Town's taxation process.
If you need to change the mailing address for your tax bill there are several different ways to get this accomplished:
There are several ways to get a copy of a deed. You can: