Assessor's Office

Christina Goodwin, Assessing Assistant

Contracted Assessing - Commerford Nieder & Perkins

Address 230 Lake Street Bristol, NH 03222
Telephone 603-744-3354
Fax 603-744-2521
Office Hours Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm “The Offices will be temporarily closed on Wednesdays beginning 6/28/17 – please call ahead for an appointment”


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2017 Bristol Tax Rate Explained


The primary function of the Assessing Department is to ensure that all property within the Town of Bristol is assessed fairly and in accordance with the New Hampshire laws governing property assessment. Assessing conducts various practices to ensure an equitable distribution of the tax.  Assessments are based on fair market value of property and are applied in a fair, equitable and consistent manner.

Information available through the Assessing Office include:

  • ·         Abatements
  • ·         Assessments
  • ·         Conservation Restriction Assessments
  • ·         Current Use
  • ·         Discretionary Easements
  • ·         Equalization Ratio
  • ·         Excavation Intents
  • ·         Tax Credits
  • ·         Tax Deferrals
  • ·         Tax Exemptions
  • ·         Timber Intents

Your Assessing Department strives to provide the best possible customer service.


Attention Property Associations

The Town of Bristol is requesting that Associations contact the Assessing Department to update information.  The information currently on file, has not been updated, for a number of years.  It is necessary to provide the following information regarding the Association:

  • ·        The correct name
  • ·        The type of Association, such as condominium or other
  • ·        A list of properties that are included as members
  • ·        The correct mailing address
  • ·        If applicable, a contact person, such as the President

To supply the requested information or if you should have any questions about this, please contact the Assessing Office at or (603) 744-3354 x12 or stop by.

Abatements and Appeals
Abatement Application to the Municipality
Appeal to Board of Tax and Land Appeals(BTLA)
Current Use and Conservation Restriction Assessment Appeal to the Board of Tax and Land Appeals(BTLA)
Exemption, Deferral or Tax Credit Appeal to the Board of Tax and Land Appeals(BTLA)
Land Use Change Tax Abatement to the Municipality
Land Use Change Tax Appeal to the Board of Tax and Land Appeals(BTLA)
Timber Tax Appeal to the Board of Tax and Land Appeals(BTLA)
Current Use
Conservation Restriction Assessment Application (PA-60)
Current Use Application (A-10)
Current Use Summary of Forest Stewardship Plan (CU-12)
Land Use Change Tax (A-5)
Exemptions and Credits
Charitable Exemptions List of Real Estate on which Exemption is Claimed (A-9)
Charitable Exemptions - Organization Financial Statement (A-12)
Elderly and Disabled Tax Deferral Application (PA-30)
Permanent Application for Property Tax Credit/Exemption (PA-29)
Statement of Qualification (PA-33) (Life Estate/Trusts must be filed with PA-29)
Intent to Cut Wood or Timber (PA-7)
Timber Tax Information
Ash Trees - Saving your High-Value Ash
Pest Alert - Emerald Ash Borer
Emerald Ash Borer Flyer
Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine Information
Don't Move Firewood
Intent to Excavate (PA-38)
Gravel/Excavation Information
Application for Earth Excavation
Chapter 155-E Local Regulation Excavations
Additional Links/Information
Ash Trees - Saving your High-Value Ash
FAQ's - Equalization Ratio
FAQ's - Revaluation
Low and Moderate Income Program Department of Revenue
NH Board of Land and Tax Appeals (NH BTLA)
NH Department of Revenue Administration
Pest Alert - Emerald Ash Borer
Property Tax Understanding the Math, Dispelling the Myths (NH Town and City Magazine) use the existing link and document