Applications & Permits

A permit from the Department of Public Works is required prior to beginning work. Submittal of an application is not to be assumed as a permit

Excavation Permit Reminder

From Section 769-67 of the Town of Hampton Code of Ordinances: Permits requiring excavation shall not be issued during winter months beginning on the first day of November of each year and ending on the 30th day of April next following, unless special permission is obtained from the Director of Public Works upon approval by the Town Manager.  Permits may be denied earlier due to frost in the ground before the first of November or after the 30th of April.

Public Works Responsibilities

The Public Works Department is responsible for issuing the following Permits and Applications:

Please view the Sewer Permit Guidance (PDF) for help filling out your Sewer Permit Application. 

Application Submission

Once applications are completed they can be brought to our office or mailed.  Applications will not be approved until payments are received.


Payments are to be made payable to the Town of Hampton, and either brought to the Department of Public Works or mailed to:
Hampton Department of Public Works
100 Winnacunnet Road
Hampton, NH 03842

Please enclose with your payment the address for which you are making an application. Please feel free to stop in or contact Public Works if there are any questions.