MOULTONBOROUGH — Residents and Taxpayers in need of an Open-Burning permit can now obtain one 24/7 on-line. Applications for an Open-Burning permit can be made on the Town website of www.moultonboroughnh.gov.
From the home page, one should click on Departments andBoards, and then click on Fire & Emergency Services, and then click on Open-Burning Permits. People can also go to https://nhdflweb.sovsportsnet.net, fill out the required information, and print off a permit, all without leaving their home. The cost of an on-line permit is $3. The
For those who prefer they may continue to apply in person for the no cost fire permit at the Town's Public Safety Building at 1035 Whittier Highway or at Chick-A-Dee Station at 473 Whittier Highway. Commercial Permits still require an in person application to the local Fire Warden at the Town's Public Safety Buildings who will process it in accord with current practice.
The Town of Moultonborough is one of 15 cities and towns across the State chosen to participate in this trial web-based fire permitting system. The system was recently launched by the NH Division of Forests and Lands based within the Department of Resources and Economic Development. It is expected that the permit system will be launched statewide next summer. The system was created by Sovereign Sportsman Solutions based out of Tennessee. This same company handles on-line fishing and hunting licenses for the NH Fish and Game Department.
Joel Mudgett, Chairman of the Moultonborough Selectmen said, "This is but one more way in which the Town continues to expand people's access to Town services anywhere anytime. I want to thank the Town Administrator, Carter Terenzini, and Fire Chief, David Bengtson, for turning their idea of last summer into reality."