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Planning Board Public Notice


Please be advised that the Planning Board of the Town of Strafford will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 6:30 PM in accordance with NH RSA 675:6 & 675:7 in order to present and discuss the following proposed amendments to the Strafford Subdivision Regulations. 



To update the Strafford Subdivision Regulations Section 2.5.5 Approvals to state that the Planning Board must take action within 65 days of formal acceptance of an application, in order to conform with state statutes. Further to update Sections 2.8.2 Other Data and Assurances and add a new Section 2.8.3 Surveying/Boundary Line Monumentation in order to provide clarification regarding the requirements for submission of the documentation to accompany final plats and to update the requirements for monumentation on newly created lots and to add a requirement for blazing and paint or intermediate monumentation on boundary lines that exceed 500 feet in length where sighting is obstructed by trees, vegetation, or other obstacles. 
The full text of these proposed amendments will be available at the Town Offices during normal business hours.

The regular November 4, 2021 meeting of the Planning Board will follow the public hearing. At the regular meeting, the Board will address the following applications and any other business which may properly come before the Board. Informal discussions are scheduled after all formal applications have been reviewed.


Notification has been sent by "Certified Mail" to all known abutters of these proposed subdivisions, boundary adjustments, non-residential site plan applications, and/or applications for excavation of earth scheduled for public hearings.


Review of the following applications, to include Public Hearings when appropriate, has been scheduled on this month's agenda:


Continuing Business

     Design Review - Caverly Hill Farm LLC, proposed 6-lot conservation development subdivision, Leonard Caverly Road  (Tax Map 8, Lot 69)

     Major Subdivision (cumulative impact) - Patricia Fabian, 2-lot subdivision, Cross Road (Tax Map 19,  Lot 55-4) 


New Business  None


Preliminary Conceptual Consultations/Informal  Discussions   May be scheduled up to two days in advance of the meeting.


The closing date for new applications to appear on the agenda for the regular December 2, 2021 meeting will be 5:00 PM, November 9, 2021. Revised applications for projects already under review must be submitted by Tuesday, October 26th for the November meeting; Tuesday November  23, 2021 for the December meeting.

Planning Board Information


 Supervisors of the Checklist Public Notice 

The Supervisors of the Checklist will be sitting at the Town Office on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 3:30-4:00 pm for corrections to the checklist and additions of new voters. If you are registering as a new voter, a photo ID, proof of citizenship, age and domicile in Strafford needs to be provided. RSA 654:7; RSA 654:12.
Carol Cooper, Martha English, Judith Dupre
Election Information & Voter Registration

 Assessing News

2021 Statistical Revaluation - The work of finalizing valuations for the Statistical Revaluation is nearly complete.  We will provide a link to the finalized valuations as soon as it is available. Any questions taxpayers may have should be directed to the Assessing Office at (603)664-2192 ext 107. 

Property Assessing Information 

Map of Strafford, click below:

Map of Strafford


JANUARY            Monday, January 18 - Martin Luther King Jr/Civil Rights Day

FEBRUARY         Monday, February 15 - Presidents’ Day

MARCH               Tuesday, March 9 - Town Election  (Town Meeting 3/13)

MAY                      Monday, May 31 - Memorial Day

JULY                      Monday, July 5 - Independence Day (Observed)

SEPTEMBER       Monday, September 6 - Labor Day

OCTOBER           Monday, October 11 - Columbus Day

NOVEMBER       Thursday, November 11 - Veterans Day

                               Thursday, November 25 - Thanksgiving Day

  Retire your used and old flags at the Strafford Town Hall.


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at the Bow Lake Dam in Strafford


 by Mary MacFadzen