In response to the Governor’s “Stay at Home” order, compliance with the recommendations of the
Centers of Disease Control (CDC) and in the interest of public safety to assist with the
containment of the COVID-19 virus, the Town of Charlestown Town Offices are open by appointment only with limited staffing

Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm. 

Services normally provided by the Town will continue. Members of the public are encouraged to call
the office or utilize our outside drop box, mail, e-mail or use our online services. The outside
drop box can be utilized for property tax payments, water/sewer payments, dog registrations,
vehicle registrations inventory forms and inventory of taxable property. Please see the detailed
procedures explained below. Online services include tax payments, registration renewals, dog
registrations, vital records and tax cards, tax maps and other assessment information.  Please
visit the Town website www.charlestown-nh.gov.

•    Selectboard’s Office: 603-826-4400: jessica@charlestown-nh.gov
•    Planning & Zoning: 603-826-5368: planning@charlestown-nh.gov
•    Town Clerk/Tax Collector/Water & Sewer: 603-826-5821:patricia@charlestown-nh.gov (Tax
Payments, water/sewer payments, Transfer Station sticker, dog registrations, vital records and
vehicle registrations) see information below.
•    Transfer Station: 603-826-3201: keith@charlestown-nh.gov
•    Highway Department: 603-826-4421:  keith@charelstown-nh.gov (Road concerns and transfer
station questions)
•    Water/Wastewater: 603-826-5387: dduquette@charlestown-nh.gov
•    Health and Human Service (Welfare): 603-826-5266:  jeff@charlestown-nh.gov
•    Library: 603-826-7793: silsby@charlestown-nh.gov

Deadlines of the Inventory of Taxable Properties, Tax Credit and Exemption applications have all
been extended to May 15th.

Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please feel free
to share this information and continue to be safe and healthy.                                                

Town Clerk – Tax Collector’s Office, PO Box 834, Charlestown, NH 03603          (603) 826-5821       fax (603) 826-5181
Property Tax:             Payments can be made online (www.charlestown-nh.gov), by mail or in the
                                  outside drop box.

Water/Sewer:              Payments can be made by mail or in the outside drop box.

Transfer Station
Stickers:                      A copy of the registration of the vehicle being used for this
                                    purpose with the payment of $50 for 1st sticker or $5 for 2nd sticker. This can be done either by
                                    mail or in the drop box. These will be processed and a receipt mailed to you to present at transfer
                                    station for sticker.

Dog Registrations:     Dog renewals can be done online or through the mail or in the drop box
                                  noting your dogs name on the check. There are no late fees during the month of May.

Vital Records &
Marriage Licenses:     Vital records can be done online with a copy of identification emailed to 
                                   patricia@charlestown-nh.gov or a form can be sent to you, filled out & returned with copy of
                                   identification and the payment.
                                   Marriage License will require an appointment. All necessary documents should be emailed to
                                   patricia@charlestown-nh.gov in advance

Registrations:             Renewals can be done online, by mail or the drop box. If you are not
                                   sure of the amount of your registration, you can call 603-826-5821.

                                  New Vehicles purchased through a private sale or from another State, residents can mail all the
                                  necessary paperwork or put in the drop box.  Please call 603-826-5821 to review what paperwork will
                                  be needed and the amount that will be due.

                                 New Vehicles purchased from a NH dealer, please note that dealer temp plates are valid until April
                                 30 if purchased as of March 1. Residents can mail all the necessary paperwork or put in the drop
                                 box. Please call 603-826-5821 to review what paperwork will be needed and the amount that will be
                                 due. If necessary an appointment will be scheduled.

**All online transactions & mail will be processed daily and mailed to customer.

For additional updates relating to COVID-19, please call 211 and/or visit the following websites:

For all COVID-19 related NHDES program updates and announcements, please visit the NHDES website at
https:www.des.nh.gov/covid19/index.htm. This page will be updated frequently to keep you as
informed as possible.

For New Hampshire related COVID-19 information, visit the Department of Health and Human Services
website at: https://www.nh.gov/covid19