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all-day Town Clerk/Tax Collector Closed
Town Clerk/Tax Collector Closed
Jun 19 all-day
Town Clerk/Tax Collector Closed
Town Clerk/Tax Collectors Office will be closed Wednesday June 12th,  Wednesday June 19th, and Wednesday June 26th.
2:30 pm Creative Kids (grades K-6)
Creative Kids (grades K-6)
Jun 20 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Creative Kids (grades K-6) @ Bethlehem Public Library | Bethlehem | New Hampshire | United States
Each week something different – Legos, crafts, STEm toys and more!
7:00 pm Prismatic Magic Laser Show at th...
Prismatic Magic Laser Show at th...
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm
Prismatic Magic Laser Show at the Colonial Theater– Summer Reading Kick-Off Event
June 20th   7pm        Prismatic Magic Laser Show at the Colonial Theater– Summer Reading Kick-Off Event for the whole family!
10:30 am Saturday Stories
Saturday Stories
Jun 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Saturday Stories @ Bethlehem Public Library | Bethlehem | New Hampshire | United States
Saturday Stories Saturdays 10:30-11am Children’s stories told each Saturday. Make us part of your weekly errands! All ages welcome!
6:00 pm Summer Concert Series
Summer Concert Series
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Concert Series
2019 Bethlehem Gazebo Concert Schedule   Sundays 6-8pm Rain or Shine Corner of Main and Prospect June 23           Johnny Cash Tribute show 30           Planet Zydeco – Louisiana Style!   July 7              Mark Shelton – 50’s,[...]

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the Town of Bethlehem's fiscal year?

The Town’s budgetary or fiscal year is from January 1st through December 31st.


What should I contact Code Enforcement for and how?

Code Enforement
Dave Wiley

Phone: (603)616-5716
Office: (603)869-3351, ext. 11

Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 1:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Friday – Closed

Contact Code Enforcement for:

  • Building Permits
  • Driveway Permits
  • Fire Inspections
  • Health Inspections
  • Child & Day Care Inspections

Building Permits are required with any new construction, remodeling over $1,000, or a change in building footprint.

Certificates of Compliance (also known as occupancy permits) are required on all newly constructed buildings.


How do I register my car?

Vehicle Registration

Online Vehicle Registration Renewal is easy, safe and secure. There are two ways to complete your renewal(s) online. You may enter your vehicle(s) by plate or by PIN number. PIN numbers are provided by your municipality and can be found on your renewal notice. Your registration form and decals will be sent to you in the mail. New registrations are not valid until you receive them. For new vehicles or vehicle registration transfers, visit the Town Clerk’s office. Call (603) 869-3351 x15 for more information about online registration.



How do I license my dog for Bethlehem?

Dog Licenses

In Bethlehem, dogs must be licensed annually before April 1st of each year. Save a tree and renew your dog license online. Please enter your license number exactly as it appears on your previous printed paper license. Locate your license number on your paper license OR you can look at your physical dog tag. All license numbers are preceeded by the year issued with a dash and 3 digits. For example for tag number 59 issued in 2015 enter 15-059.



How do I register to vote?

Voting and Election Information

New Hampshire residents who will be 18 years of age or older on the day of the next election, and a United States Citizen, may register with the supervisors of the checklist or the town or city clerk where they live up to 10 days before any election. You may also register on election day at the polling place. The supervisors of the checklist or the town or city clerk’s office can provide voters of what proof of qualification they should bring to register.

There is no minimum period of time you are required to have lived in the state before being allowed to register. You may register as soon as you move into your new community. For more information on elections, including how to register to vote, visit the NH Secretary of State Elections Website.

Residents may register to vote anytime during the year with the Town Clerk during regular business hours.

ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATION: Please print and fill out application completely.


How do I pay property taxes?

Property Taxes

Online payment of property taxes is available for Bethlehem residents and home owners. Credit Cards (MasterCard, VISA, Discover, AMEX, JBC and Diner’s Club) and ACH (direct draft from your Checking account) are accepted via this internet service. Fees apply: Credit Card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and AMEX) with a convenience fee of 2.95% (minimum of $1.50) and ACH with a flat convenience fee of $1.50. Please have your email address and your property tax ID number ready at the time of payment. The tax ID number is listed as the “Parcel” on your tax bill. Please enter it as it appears on the bill with all dashes.


When is trash pickup day?

Trash Pickup Schedule

Please locate your street name to find your curbside collection day. Some streets may be split so please take note if your house number is listed next to your street. Your trash will be collected every week on this day while your recycling will be collected every other week on the same day. Your recycling schedule will either be green or blue depending on your location. Save this calendar as a reminder of your recycling week! CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

Tips to deter bears from getting in your garbage:

  • Put ammonia or bleach soaked rags on top of garbage container.
  • Use clamps or ratchet straps to secure the lid on the container.
  • When possible, leave containers in a shed, barn, or garage until the morning of garbage pick up.


How should I prepare my Recyclables?

Recycle Sorting Instructions

Zero-Sort® Recycling is quick and easy! No sorting on your end makes recycling quick and easy! Just focus on tossing all recyclables into one bin and everything else it taken care of. Zero-Sort® is the single bin recycling service that puts more of your discarded materials back into the world and less of it into the landfill. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

How Should I Prepare My Recyclables:

  • Recyclables should be rinsed clean of any food waste.
  • Corrugated cardboard boxes should be broken down into smaller pieces.
  • Lids and caps can remain on empty plastic bottles.
  • DO NOT tie newspaper or cardboard with twine.