Belknap County Building Department

Find Belknap County New Hampshire building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections. Building Departments provide information on certificates of occupancy (CO), building codes, construction codes, inspections, safety, violations, permits, community planning, zoning laws, regulations, ordinances, maps, and land use.


Gilford Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits 47 Cherry Valley Road Gilford NH 03249 603-527-4727


Meredith Zoning 41 Main Street Meredith NH 03253 603-279-4538

Tilton Zoning 257 Main Street Tilton NH 03276 603-286-7817

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About Building Departments

How much does a building permit cost?

Building permit fees vary significantly from one locality to another. The fees are usually based on the total cost of the project.

If I have been issued a building code violation, can I appeal?

Yes, a building code violation can be appealed. In most cases, a local board will hear building code appeals. An appeal should be filed as soon as possible, as some jurisdictions impose deadlines for submitting appeals. The appeals process may require a fee.

Can the Building Department recommend a local home improvement contractor?

Local Building Departments are generally reluctant to recommend specific contractors. However, many will provide a list of licensed contractors that serve the local area.