Town of Ashland
20 Highland Street,
P.O. Box 517
Ashland NH 03217

Voice: 603.968.4432
Fax: 603.968.3776

Ashland, New Hampshire

Welcome to the official website of the Town of Ashland, New Hampshire. Residents and visitors alike will find information about the town government and the community.

Ashland is a picturesque rural community, gateway to the Lakes Region and on the southern edge of the White Mountain National Forest. The community of Ashland is bordered on the west by the Pemigewasset River and on the east by Little Squam Lake (the original location of the movie "On Golden Pond"). Ashland offers historical places, outdoor recreational opportunities, local artists and businesses to visit, as well as dining, shopping, and other services.

ELECTION RESULTS, MARCH 16, 2017
Ballot Write-Ins

News and Notices

Town Government Meetings

Community Events

Board of Selectmen Mission Statement

The Ashland Board of Selectmen seek to build and maintain the public's trust and understand the public's needs by providing a friendly proactive leadership, sound financial management practices and operate a cost-effective and efficient open and engaging town government.

  • Collaborative, objective, fact-based decision process
  • Transparent government
  • Honesty and high ethical standards
  • Fair, friendly, and responsive customer service
  • Planning for present and future needs
  • Communication and coordination with town and regional commissions, committees, departments and boards to help ensure inclusive and effective actions

Click here to view videos of the Ashland municipal meetings.

News and Notices

Load Limit Notice for Town Roads

Snow Removal & Snow Obstruction Ordinance

Building Permit Applications -- new forms 9/19/16, see Land Use
After School Program forms
available for 2016-2017 school year
Code Enforcement Complaint Form

Citizen Inquiry/Complaint Form
Right to Know (91-A) Request for Information Procedure and Form
Credit card payment for Property Taxes and Vehicle Registrations  UPDATED


 Vacancies on Boards, Committees and Commissions will be updated following March election results.

Upcoming Town Government Meetings

March 22 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 9:00am, Utility Office (side entrance)

March 22 -- Planning Board Meeting Agenda -- 6:30pm, Town Office

March 22 -- Conservation Commission Meeting Agenda -- 6:30pm, Town Office

March 24 -- Ashland Town Library Trustees Meeting -- 2:00pm, Ashland Town Library

March 27 -- Economic Development Committee Meeting Agenda -- 6:30pm, Fire Station

March 28 -- Electric Commission Meeting -- 6:30pm, Utility Office

March 29 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 9:00am, Utility Office (side entrance)

March 29 -- Conservation Commission Meeting Agenda -- 6:30pm, Town Office

April 5 -- Planning Board Meeting -- 6:30pm, Elementary School Library. Hearing #2017-01 and Hearing 2017-02.

Upcoming Community Events

Affordable Care Act Help -- 1st Thursday of the month, 1:00-3:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. Enrollment assistance and information provided by Robert Allen, Outreach & Enrollment Coordinator, Mid-State Health Center.

After School Program forms available for 2016-2017 school year

March 27 -- Book Discussion Group -- 7:00-8:00pm, Ashland Town Library. This month's selection is "Chestnut Street" by Maeve Binchy.

March 28 -- Teen Coloring -- 3:00-4:00pm, Ashland Town Library. Bring your own supplies or choose from coloring pages and pens provided.

April 7 -- Kids Night Out -- 6-7:30pm, Ashland Booster Club. More details to follow.

April 8 -- Easter Egg Hunt -- 11:00am, Ashland Ballfield. More details to follow.

April 19 -- "Your Hit Parade: 25 Years Presenting America's Top Popular Songs" with Calvin Knickerbocker -- 1:00pm, St. Mark's Sherrill Hall. Presented by Ashland Woman's Club, Sponsored by a grant from New Hampshire Humanities Council.

April 24-28 -- Spring Vacation Day Camp -- Ashland Parks and Recreation. More details to follow.

2017 July 4th Dates Set

Online Services

Vehicle Registration

Dog Licensing

Vital Records

Property Taxes

Code Red Emergency Communications Network

Pay Your Electric Bills

Pay Water/Sewer Bills

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