Directory for Orange, NH

CALL 911 FOR ALL emergencies: Ambulance, Fire, Police   

For non-emergency police calls: New Hampshire State Police Troop F, (603) 846-3333 or (603) 846-5517

HEALTH EMERGENCIES

If you have a health concern and want the Canaan FAST ambulance service to be aware of it, contact Orange Emergency Management Director Brent Stevens at 523-9923. If you use a medical device or supplemental oxygen that requires electricity and are experiencing a power outage, contact Brent. He is a member of the Canaan FAST squad and Canaan Fire Department.

SELECT BOARD

The Select Board meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month unless otherwise posted. See the Calendar for dates.

 Office: (603) 523-7054 fax: 523-7054

Physical address: 8 Town House Road, Orange 

Mailing address: PO Box 37, Canaan, NH03741

Email: TownofOrangeNH@gmail.com

Minutes can be found at Orangenh.US. If you would like to regularly receive the Select Board meeting agendas and approved minutes of the meetings via email, please send your request to TownofOrangeNH@gmail.com.

Dorothy Heinrichs, Chair, (203)257-2689, nhdorothy@gmail.com            

Robert Ells, (603) 523-4864, robertells4864@gmail.com

Tamara Fairbank, (603) 998-7835, tamfairbank1@gmail.com

Sandi Pierson, Secretary, (603) 523-7936

 

TOWN CLERK

 Office: (603) 523-4467

Hours: First Saturday of each month 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Third Friday of each month 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Wednesday evenings 5:30 p.m. to 7:00p.m. See the Calendar for holidays and other exceptions.

 Sophie Seace, TownClerk, (603) 306-1356, OrangeTownClerk@myfairpoint.net

 Patricia White, DeputyTownClerk, (603) 523-7344, billygoatmtn@gmail.com

 

TAX COLLECTOR

Sharon Proulx, 477 Cardigan Mountain Road, (603) 523-4590. Call anytime.

 

ROAD AGENT

Scott Sanborn, (603) 523-7240; cell: (603) 667-8237, scsanborn@myfairpoint.net

 

FOREST FIRE WARDEN (Burn permits)

Brent Stevens, (603) 523-9923, brentstevens1@msn.com  

James McAlister, (603) 523-4920

 

BUILDING INSPECTOR & HEALTH OFFICER

 Donald Pfaefflin, (603) 523-7908, donald.pfaefflin@hotmail.com

CEMETERY COMMISSION 

Anita Watson-Garland (603) 523-7141, anitawats@hotmail.com

PLANNING BOARD

Meets 7:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month. See the Calendar for exceptions.

Scott Sanborn, Chair, (603) 523-7240, scsanborn@myfairpoint.net                                      

 

CONSERVATION COMMISSION

Dorothy Heinrichs, Chair, (203) 257-2689, nhdorothy@gmail.com

 

CANAAN TRASH FACILITY HOURS

Sunday: Center Closed, Monday: Center Closed, Tuesday: 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday: 7 a.m.-11 a.m., Thursday: 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Friday: 7 a.m.-11 a.m., Saturday: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

The Transfer Station is closed on the following holidays: New Years Day, Independence Day, the Saturday before Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

  

BUILDING PERMITS & DRIVEWAY PERMITS

A permit issued by the Board of Selectmen shall be required before beginning operations of placement of foundations, alterations, removal, demolition, or placement on a lot of a building or structure, including manufactured housing. A permit issued by the New Hampshire State Highway Department shall be required before beginning any excavation or construction of a driveway or private road to be built off of a state highway. A permit issued by the Town of Orange Road Agent shall be required before beginning any excavation or construction of a driveway or private road to be built off of a town road. The applicant shall properly install all culverts required by the Town or State to the specifications set forth in the permit. (Section VI, Town of Orange Building Ordinance). Download forms here.

 

DOG LICENSES 

Dogs are required to be licensed by April 30 of each year. Download the form here.

Forms

Download vehicle registration and other forms here.

Website

Orangenh.us is a voluntary nonprofit site not formally affiliated with the town government of Orange. Jay Heinrichs, an Orange resident, owns and operates the site and pays for all its expenses. You can email him at jay@jayheinrichs.com.