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After you receive your final bill, you have until March 1st, to file an abatement with the City. If you still disagree with your assessment, you may appeal to the Board of Tax and Land Appeals or Superior Court by September 1. For more information, refer to our
Yes, burn permits are required for campfires and brush fires throughout the year. Permits are available free of charge to the property owner by stopping by Central Station or the Weirs Fire Station. They are also available online. Learn more by visiting our Fire Prevention Page.
For information regarding location, flow, and current status of the city fire hydrants please contact Water Works at 603-524-0901.
Car Seat Safety Inspections are not conducted at the Laconia Fire Stations. Appropriate resources can be found at the following sites:
Belmont Fire Department 603-267-8333
Gilford Fire Department 603-527-4758
Gilford Police Department 603-527-4737
or for additional information contact LRGH at 603-527-2948
No. IAW with State law, operators of vehicles with handicapped visitors in the vehicle and the vehicle has a handicapped placard or plate do not have to pay to park. Handicapped vehicles are limited to the parking time restrictions for that area.
The devices that take the dollar bill are very maintenance intensive and the City does not have the personnel to maintain those devices.
Yes. The sticker is valid only for the parking lot at Endicott Beach.
No. The receipt is just for your records.
The kiosk only prints a receipt when the resident asks for one.
The Visitor will need to pay again and enter the correct number.
The system does not keep track of who is in a parking space. Therefore a customer cannot extend the time. The system will treat any customer attempting to extend the time as a new customer and will rest the time on the space. Therefore the customer should wait till near the expiration time and purchase another period of time.
The city has created 2, 3 and 5 hour parking spaces on Lakeside Avenue. The time limits are posted on the parking signs in the area you parked. The kiosk will only let you purchase the amount of time allowed for the space where you parked.
We are open from 8:30 to 4:30 Monday to Friday.
Use the descriptions below to find where your proposal fits:
- Single or Two-Unit Dwelling Unit: Single unit and two-unit residential properties are exempt from Site Plan regulations. Any building or alterations to these units please see the Building Code Office.
- Non-Residential, Commercial, or Multiple Dwelling Unit (structures with 3 or more dwelling units): If you plan on developing, expanding, or changing the use of your non-residential, commercial, OR multiple dwelling unit property, please refer to the information below to determine which category your proposal fits within.
Probably. Laconia allows what we call "Accessory Dwelling Unit" in single family homes located in a residential zone. There are some restrictions and conditions and an application is required. Please call 603-527-1264 for more information or email Planning@laconianh.gov.
Call the Dept. of Public works at 528-6379. The Solid Waste Coordinator will ensure that you are on a regular collection route and will notify our trash hauler to begin curbside collection.
The regulation size is a 32-gal container.
Single family and duplexes are allowed 2 32-gal containers weekly.
Multi-family and commercial stops are allowed 7 32-gal containers weekly.
No later than 6 am is the rule, but you may place it out no earlier than 7 PM the night before.
Trash cans should be removed from the curb by 7 PM on collection day.
The City sells 18 gallon bins, but you may use any container of your choice as long as it is clearly labeled "RECYCLING." The City has free RECYCLING stickers for this purpose. There is NO LIMIT on the recycling households can leave curbside.
Yes. Both metal and non-metal bulky items require "Bulky Item" stickers. Stickers are available for $6 at the City Clerk's office (45 Beacon St. E Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30). Non-metal bulky items are collected on the normal trash day. Metal items are collected once a month; call DPW Office (528-6379) to register for pickup of metal bulky items. Freon-containing items (refrigerators, dehumidifiers, . . . ) are NOT ELIGIBLE for curbside pickup.
There are two parts to the water/sewer bill. The first part is the base rate. A single family house will be billed a $21 base rate per quarter for water and a $37.23 base rate per quarter for sewer. The second charge is the consumption charge. Water is billed at $2.35 per hundred cubic feet and sewer is billed at $5.20 per hundred cubic feet. Each bill will fluctuate due to the amount of water that goes through the meter.
Quick Reference formula for invoice calculation
- Number of units times $21) plus (consumption times $2.35/hcf) equals quarterly water invoice
- (Number of units times $37.23) plus (consumption times $5.20/hcf) equals quarterly sewer invoice
- (Number of units times rate of fire protection items equals quarterly fire protection invoice
Note: Franchise areas (specific service areas outside of city limits) are charged a 15 % surcharge for water. Charges are $24.15 base charge and consumption charges of $2.70/hcf. See Tariff for complete rate schedules. Unmetered Sewer Charges are a flat rate of $247.50/semi-annually and are billed by the tax collector.
Laconia Water Department posts its annual "Our Daily Water" Consumer Confidence Report elsewhere on this website. The report is also mailed to all property owners in the spring of each year. Read