The North Country Council, Inc.

Welcome to North Country Council

Spring at The Rocks

Welcome to North Country Council, Northern New Hampshire's regional planning commission and federally-designated economic development district. Please explore our website to learn more about our mission and services.

Coming Up 

Regional Plan Open Houses

Monday, September 29, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Franconia Town Hall

Tuesday, September 30, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Rumney Town Office

For more information contact Tara Bamford 603-444-6303 x 26 or
Find the latest draft here

North Country Council Representatives 

Discussion on Preliminary Draft Regional Plan
Friday, October 3, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
North Country Council Conference Room, The Rocks Estate, Bethlehem

North Country Council Annual Meeting Dinner

Wednesday, October 22, 4:00 - 8:00 PM
Mountain View Grand, Whitefield
Click here for agenda and registration

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Help Wanted

NCC has a temporary opening for a part-time administrative assistant. Read more here.

Emergency Preparedness for North Country Businesses

As part of North Country Council's new grant-funded program to help businesses be better prepared for disasters, and so be more resilient with reduced recovery times, the Council is conducting a survey of business preparedness. Businesses will be contacted by email and US mail. Responses will be anonymous. If you are a business owner/manager and do not receive a copy of the survey, contact Michelle Moren-Grey at or 603-444-6303 x 14. Click here for more information on the project. 

Click here to download Risk Management Model RFQ

Draft North Country Broadband Report Now Available

North Country Council has completed a draft Broadband Report for the region.  Click here to download the draft. A series of public meetings will be held around the region this summer/fall to gather input on the draft before it is formally adopted as part of the North Country Regional Plan. Check back here for dates and locations. Contact Geoff Sewake at or the phone number to the left for additional information or to receive a paper copy of the draft.

Now Available at

2013-2017 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

Climate Change in Northern NH: Past, Present, and Future

A Study of Business Enterprises to Occupy the Groveton Mill Site

Draft Broadband Plan for the North Country Region

Full Cost Accounting Study for the City of Berlin NH

Ammonoosuc River Corridor Management Plan adopted June 2013

Portland Natural Gas Pipeline Overview

Carroll County Transportation Services Directory

North Country Council now has a revolving loan fund! If your business needs financing that cannot be provided through traditional bank financing, we may be abe to help. Click here for a flyer with more info and click here for an application.

Pemigewasset Corridor Management Plan (10MB PDF)

Click here to tell us about broadband availability at your home or work.

Town Broadband Availability Profiles - The town broadband availability profiles illustrate the broadband technology with the fastest reported download speed for the selected community.