The Orford Planning Board is responsible for the development and implementation of Land Subdivision, Curb Cut, and Excavation regulations for the Town of Orford. In addition, the Board is responsible to update the Town Master Plan.

Notices & Minutes

Notices & Minutes, Per RSA 91-A:2, Ch. 234 (HB 170)
OPB meeting notices and minutes are officially posted and available for review at both Orford Town Hall, Route 25A and on this webpage.
Time permitting, unofficial, courtesy copies may be posted on the Orford ListServ.


Click headings below to see contact information:



Ruth Hook
[email protected]
Term Expires: March 2027

Tom Thomson
[email protected]
Term Expires: March 2027

Paul Goundrey, Vice Chair
[email protected]
Term Expires: March 2026

Martha Rose, Secretary
[email protected]
Term Expires: March 2026

Mark Adamczyk, Chair
[email protected]
Term Expires: March 2025

Caleb Day
[email protected]
Term Expires: March 2025


P. Chase Kling
Selectboard Ex-Officio



Ann Green
[email protected]

Selectboard Ex-Officio Alternate

Kevin Follensbee
(603) 252-5723
[email protected]



Orford Planning Board Assistant
Vickie Davis
UV Lake Sunapee Regional Planning
603-448-0170 fax
[email protected]

Selectboard Administrative Assistant
Esther Dobbins-Marsh
(603) 353-4889
[email protected]

The Selectboard has petitioned the NH Superior Court to appoint three members to the Orford Planning Board, replacing the four members that recently resigned.

The petition and affidavit of John Adams, Selectboard Chair, can be found under Documents on the Selectboard page.

Contact & Hours

Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm in the Niles Room of the Orford Town Office. The public is always welcome.

During the monthly meetings business is conducted, i.e. applications reviewed, mylars stamped, mail read, checks administered, etc. We emphasize functions such as these and others are not undertaken between the regular monthly meetings. Please appreciate this and plan your projects accordingly to allow for enough time to be available to complete the required work, especially considering others in town are also putting forth business for the monthly agenda. Thank you!

For inquires on the application process, please contact the Planning Board Assistant, Vickie Davis, (603) 448-1680, or via email [email protected] . Applications for Minor and Major Subdivision, Voluntary Lot Merger. Boundary Line Agreement, Lot Line Adjustment and Excavation may be obtained at the Town Office and on this web site. Application materials are to be submitted and fees paid at the Town Office, to the Orford Planning Board.

Curb cut applications are available at the Town Office and this website and are to be submitted to Orford Road Agent at the Town Garage, Town Shed Rd, Orford, Tel. 353-9366