The Eaton Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 beginning at 4:00 pm at the Eaton Town Hall, pursuant to the provisions of RSA 231:163 and 43:2, for the purpose of considering amending all existing pole licenses to include language regarding taxation pursuant to RSA 72:23 and acknowledging the licensee’s statutory obligation to move the licensed poles, conduit and equipment upon order of the Town.

    The Board will also consider adopting a revised Pole and/or Conduit License form which will include language regarding taxation pursuant to RSA 72:23.

    The hearing is being held to determine if it is in the best interests of the public good to amend the pole licenses so that they are consistent with the property taxation statutes (RSA 72:23).


    Beginning in April 2019, the Board of Selectmen will now be meeting on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday evening, 6 – 8 pm.

    The Town Clerk/Tax Collector’s Office will be open the 1st and 3rd Tuesday evening, 6 – 8 pm.


    Fire permits are required and may be obtained from Dick Fortin (447-2391) or Larry Nash (447-2814).


    Your construction project may require one or more permits from the NH Department of Environmental Services in addition to local permits. For projects that do not require a permit, there may be guidelines that you must follow during construction. It is the responsibility of the property owner and contractor to understand all local, state and federal laws for any given project. This Got Permits? chart is intended to include the most common building project types.