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Town Clerk/Tax Collector

Town Clerk/
Tax Collector's Office

Deborah Ziemba
Town Clerk/Tax Collector

Donna J. King
Deputy Town Clerk/Tax Collector

Darlene Oaks
Town Clerk/Tax Collector Assistant

Duane Brown
Deputy Treasurer

Address

Wentworth Town Offices
7 Atwell Hill Road
Wentworth, NH 03282
(near the intersection of Route 25 and 25A in Wentworth)

Google Maps directions to the office

E-mail

Phone/Fax

Office: 603-764-5244

Fax: 603-764-9362

Office Hours

Tuesday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

 

Absentee Ballots

  • Absentee ballots for the state, town, and school elections are located on the Forms page.
  • Residents can obtain absentee ballots for state and local elections from the Town Clerk during regular business hours. For more information regarding mailing the ballots to the residents and the return due date, please contact the Town Clerk.
  • Return the forms to the Town Clerk.

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Birth Certificates

  • Forms are available at the Town Clerk's office.

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Death Certificates

  • Forms are available at the Town Clerk's office.

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Dog Licenses, Payments, Regulations, and Penalties

Registration Fees

Download official notice (revised February 2016) Adobe PDF file icon 584 KB

Adult Male/ Female $9.00
Adult Neutered Male/Spayed Female $6.50
Puppy $6.50
Owners over 65 (first dog only) $2.00
Group (5 dog minimum) $20.00

Renewal of licenses may be done by mail, online, or in person, providing the clerk has the current rabies information. Call 603-764-5244 to verify. You must send a stamped, self-addressed envelope if you do the license by mail.

Payments

When making tax payments, remember that at the town offices we accept cash or checks; online we accept electronic checks, debit and credit cards.

Dog Licenses Renew Online

Use last year's license number to renew your dog(s) license(s).

Regulations

  • All dogs four (4) months or older must be licensed in NH.
  • Licenses expire on April 30.
  • Dog owners shall register all dogs over four (4) months of age by April 30.You will need to renew your dog's license annually by this date or penalties and fines will be issued. The penalty is $1.00 per month beginning in June.
  • Rabies and a spay/neuter certificate(s) are required for registration.
  • Owners are liable for dogs running at large (see penalties to the right)
  • Download the form from our Town Apps/ Forms page.
  • Download the Wentworth Dog Control Law from the Town Apps/Forms page.

Penalties

  • Penalty for not renewing your dog's license is $1.00 per month beginning in June.
  • Penalty for not obtaining a dog license is a fine of $25.00 (RSA: 466:13).
  • First time loose dog, or barking dog is a $25 fine. Second offense is $100.
  • First time growls, snaps, runs after, or chases off of property is $50. Second offence is $200.
  • First time dog bites or attacks is $100. Second offense is $400.
  • If the dog needs to be taken to kennel for whatever reason, you are responsible for those fees as well.

All fines must be paid within 96 hours of being issued or a criminal complaint will be filed with the Plymouth District Court.

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Marriage Certificates

  • Forms are available at the Town Clerk's office.

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Motor Vehicle Registration Payments

When making tax payments, remember that at the town offices we accept cash or checks; online we accept electronic checks, debit and credit cards.

Motor Vehicles Renew Online

The Town Clerk will process your motor vehicle registration with 5-7 business days.

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Property Tax Payments

When making tax payments, remember that at the town offices we accept cash or checks; online we accept electronic checks, debit and credit cards.

Review or Pay your Taxes Online

NOTE: If the search above does not work, please go to http://nhtaxkiosk.com/ and select Wentworth from the list on the home page.

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Vehicle Registrations

  • Vehicle owners must register their vehicles with Town Clerk.
  • To re-register, owners should bring in their old registrations and driver's license.
  • Proof of residency is required for new registrations.
  • Renewals, decals, transfers and plates now available.

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