Town of Rumney New Hampshire


The Town of Rumney is being vigilant concerning the outbreak of the COVID – 19 Virus. To limit the exposure to the staff of the Rumney Town Office and the residents of Rumney please note the following:

• We are limiting the number of customers in the lobby to two (2) at a time. Masks must be worn.

• As a reminder you can Pay Vehicle Registration Renewals and Dog License Renewals online by visiting

• Property Tax payments may now be made online by visiting or

• Vital Records copies of your Birth, Marriage, Death, or Divorce Certificate; please call us at 603-786-2237 or email us at or • Annual Inventory Forms may be mailed or emailed to the Rumney Board of Selectmen.

• Non-monetary items may be left in the mailbox in the entryway of the Rumney Town Office.

For additional information feel free to call either the Town Clerk at 603-786-2237 or the Selectmen’s Office at 603-786-9511 or by checking the website:

Rumney Planning Board Public Hearing

Pursuant to RSA 675:6 and 675:7,

the Rumney Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 to receive public comments on the following proposed amendment to the Town of Rumney Subdivision Regulations:

Add the following to SECTION 8: GENERAL PROVISIONS: 8.08 Condominium Conversion of ADUs

Subsequent condominium conversion and/condominium conveyance of any accessory dwelling unit separate from the principal dwelling unit is prohibited pursuant to RSA 674:72,I.

Pursuant to the State of Emergency declared by the Governor as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with the Governor’s Emergency Order #12 pursuant to Executive Order 2020-04, this public body is authorized to meet electronically. The public can access and participate in the hearing by going to and entering Meeting ID 882 2679 2731 and Passcode 798 944 when prompted. The public may also participate by telephone by dialing (646) 558-8656 and entering the Meeting ID and Passcode when prompted. Anyone having difficulty accessing this meeting should call (603) 786-9515 to report the problem.

Written comments may be submitted in advance of the hearing addressed to: Rumney Planning Board, PO Box 220, Rumney, NH 03266

Posting of 10-Ton Limit on Town Roads

The Rumney Board of Selectmen have authorized the posting of the roads listed below for a 10-Ton Load Limit until further notice.

The purpose of the posting is to prevent road damage and extraordinary maintenance expenses to the Town.

• Cross Road

• Doetown Road

• Stone Hill Road

• Mill Street

• Water Street

• Buffalo Road – Between Sand Hill Road and the Rumney Wentworth Town-line

• East Rumney Road
If you have a question about the use of any of the listed road please feel free to contact

Rumney Road Agent, Nick Coursey, at 786-9486.

Resident's Forum with the Selectmen

The Selectmen hold a Resident's Forum on the first Monday of each month at the beginning of their regular meeting.

Between 7:00 and 7:15 residents have an opportunity to talk with the selectmen about town issues and concerns or ideas they may have.
No appointment is necessary.
Fire Department Permits/Inspections Required

Contact the Fire Department for permits or inspection for the following:

• Blasting in Rumney - permit required

• Commercial tent usage - inspection required

• Fireworks displays - some require permits and/or license to display. Review Fireworks Safety Guidelines

• Gas and Oil installations/replacements - requires permits. All heating units require inspection

• All campfires and brush fires need a permit

call (603) 786-9924 or (603) 715-4675

Pay Online

The Town of Rumney accepts Motor Vehicle Renewals and Dog Registrations online.

A service fee of 2.95% with a $1.95 minimum will be applied to all credit card transactions. A service fee of $0.95 will be applied to ACH/e-check transactions.

You can also pay your Property Taxes online.