Strafford, NH




2013 Town Ordinances



2014 Seasonal Weight Town Ordinance





Street Numbering Ordinance

(includes HOUSE NUMBER VISIBILITY requirements)



Property Assessor's Office

Strafford Property Assessor
KRT Appraisal


Richard Dorsett, Jr., CNHA - Chief Assessor

Messages can be left at: 
Strafford Town Hall Phone:  603-664-2192  x107

Strafford Town Hall Fax:  603-664-7276

For additional information
call Linda Pape at the Strafford Town Hall
603-664-2192 x107


For your convenience, property tax assessments are available online at

To view tax maps, click here.

Town of Strafford Tax Abatement Form - click here

Strafford Recreation


Strafford Recreational Organization is a group dedicated to providing affordable and fun sports programs to the children of our town.  Seasonal offerings include soccer, skiing, basketball, baseball, and track. For more information, please visit the Strafford Recreational Organization website at


Youth Baseball



In response to requests for a more challenging and comprehensive baseball program, Strafford Rec merged with the Barrington Youth Association. For more information on the baseball program, please visit the Barrington Youth Association website at

Police Department
Contact Information
Strafford Police Department  
34 Roller Coaster Road  

Strafford, NH  03884

Police Chief - Michael Richard

In Case of Emergency, Dial 9-1-1
Police Non-Emergency Line (603) 664-5644
Police Business Line (603) 664-7462
Dog Officer (603) 664-5644


For more information on the Police Department and the services and programs it provides, please go to the website at

Strafford Fire and Rescue
Contact Information
Chief Scott Whitehouse  
Strafford Fire & Rescue  
PO Box 25  

Center Strafford, NH  03815



Deputy Chief David Hartranft

Captain Paul Stover

Captain Craig Robichaud

Leiutenant Erik Aucella

Leiutenant Ben Bickford

Leiutenant Brian Hayes



In Case of Emergency, Dial 9-1-1
Bow Lake Station (603) 664-6863
523 Province Road  
Center Station (603) 664-2915
1187 Parker Mountain Road  
Crown Point Station (603) 335-7283
475 First Crown Point  

Burn permits are available at the Bow Lake Station at the following times:
Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm.
Wednesday - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Burn Permits are also available at the Strafford Recycling Center during regular business hours:
Wednesday - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday/Sunday - 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Burn permits are valid for three days after 5 pm, fire conditions permitting. Please note that permits WILL NOT be issued on class 4 or 5 fire danger days.

Seasonal campfire permits are available upon site inspection only.  To arrange for a site inspection, contact Scott Whitehouse at the Bow Lake Station at 603-664-6863.   Please allow 24 hours for a response and up to 7 days (during high season) for the inspection to take place.

Strafford Fire and Rescue is an all volunteer organization dedicated to saving the lives and preserving the property of people in the community. For more information, or to join this organization, please contact Chief Whitehouse at 603-664-6863.