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Abatement application forms are available in the Assessing Office, or you may go to Board of Tax and Land Appeals website, and click on Municipal Abatement Form in the Property Tax Forms section. The Town of Bow does not require Inventory Blanks, so check N/A on that question on page 1 of the application form.
Please Note: Applying for a property tax abatement does not mean you should postpone paying your taxes. Taxes should be paid as assessed, by the deadline stated on your tax bill, or you will be subject to interest charges. If an abatement is granted, a refund with interest will be made. Board of Tax and Land Appeals website.
If you don’t have a plot plan, we can help generate one from the computer mapping system, or Septic design.
You will also need electrical, mechanical (heating and A/C) and plumbing permits as well as an energy code analysis to verify compliance with the State energy code.
Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing & Sign permits are individual permits with each having different costs and a small non refundable application fee.
B. Plans: Plans shall accurately show dimensions and construction of the pool and appurtenances and properly established distances to lot lines, building, walks, fences, leach field, wetlands and well.
C. How long is a permit good for? Pool Permits automatically expire if the work has not commenced within one year (1), or if the pool has not been completed with a period of two years (2). In order to continue you must write a letter asking for an extension which may result in additional fees.
If no one or only a minor is home, all accessible buildings will have the exteriors measured and recorded, and a notice will be sent asking the property owner to contact us for an appointment. They will not enter a house in which an adult is not present. Always ask for identification if you do not see any on the person at your door. You are not required to allow the data collector inside your home; however it is important for the accuracy of your subsequent assessment and for the overall success of the assessment review. Also, you should be aware that any appeal that you file will be denied if you do not allow an interior inspection, per RSA 74:17, II. We hope that you will accommodate us in this important project; it should only take about 10 -15 minutes of your time, and we thank you in advance for your cooperation. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Assessing Department at 228-1187, extension 15.
Please note: For the official and most current information, contact the Assessing Office. For questions about property tax, such as the amount of tax owed or status of payment, please contact the Tax Collector's Office at 603-228-1187, ext.116. Vision Government Solutions website