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Kennebunk Police DepartmentParking Ticket Appeal4 Summer St.Kennebunk, ME 04043
Appeals must be received no later than 14 days after the issue date. Your appeal will be reviewed within ten (10) business days. Following review, a decision will be forwarded to the address provided on the Parking Ticket Appeal form. The fine for the violation being appealed will not increase during the review period. Parking Ticket Appeal Form
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The State of Maine allows residents to register to vote any time leading up to and including Election Day. Residents of Kennebunk may register to vote at the Town Clerk’s Office which is located on the second floor of the Town Hall.
Proof of residency and identity needs to be provided at the time of registering (one form could be a Maine driver’s license that would show a physical street location and not a PO Box mailing address).
• Drive opening may require permits from one of the following:1. On State roads (Routes 1, 35, 99 or 9) call Scarborough DOT office 207-883-55462. All others, call Town Public Works 207-985-2102 x 1372
The Code Enforcement Officer shall not act upon any application for building permit until all other permits which may be required by the Zoning Ordinance, and other local ordinances, or under State or Federal law regulations have been received.
Each application for a building permit shall include:• a plot plan drawn to scale showing and stating the dimensions in feed of the lot;• location and ground coverage of all buildings proposed to be erected, moved, or demolished on such lot;• show street(s), alleys or right of ways on or adjacent to the lot;• wetlands and any other water bodies• a statement of the use intended to be made of any buildings and the lot itself even in event of demolition;• Wastewater disposal system documentation i.e. Septic design or Sewer District connection approval)
The Code Enforcement Officer will approve or deny applications for building permit within thirty (30) days from the date of filing a complete application. Our normal turn around time for permits is usually about two weeks.
The clear space between handrail and the adjacent wall or surface shall not be less than 1½”.
All stairway handrails shall have a circular cross section with an outside diameter of at least 1 ¼” and not greater than 2”.
All handrails should return back to support posts or a wall to avoid snagging clothing.
1) Any other shape with a perimeter dimension of at least 4” but not greater than 6¼” with the largest cross-sectional dimension not exceeding 2¼”2) Approved rails of equivalent grasp ability. In one and two-family dwellings handrail should have a minimum and maximum heights between 34” and 38”, respectively, in all other uses, 36”. Handrail heights should be measured vertically above the nosing of the treads or above the finished floor of the landing or walking surfaces. In residential use, if a handrail is used also as a guardrail, it should be a minimum of 34” measured vertically above the nosing. Except for stairways within a dwelling unit, handrails shall extend at least 12” beyond the top riser and at least 12” plus depth of one tread beyond the bottom riser. At the top the handrail shall be parallel to the walking surface, at the bottom the handrail shall continue to slope for a distance of the depth of one tread from the bottom riser, with the remainder parallel to the walking surface.
Residential Use: If handrail is used as guardrail, no opposite guardrail used as handrail minimum 36".
All egress or rescue windows from sleeping rooms must have a minimum net clear opening of 5.7 sq. ft. The minimum net clear opening height dimension shall be 24”. The minimum net clear opening width dimension shall be 20”.
To calculate the square footage of the opening, multiply the width of the opening in inches by the height of the opening in inches and dividing by 144. This measurement should be 5.7 minimum.
In commercial uses, maximum riser height is 7” and minimum tread depth is 11”.
There shall not be a variation exceeding 3/16” in the depth of adjacent treads or in height of adjacent risers. The tolerance between the largest and the smallest riser or the largest and smallest tread shall not exceed 3/8” in any flight of stairs.
The minimum headroom in all parts of a stairway shall not be less than 6’ 8” measured vertically from the tread nosing or from the floor surface of the landing or platform.
For winders, spiral, circular, and other types of stairs - call for requirements.
Stairway width and landing width for one and two family dwellings shall not be less than 3’.
Residential: In one and two-family dwelling, guardrails shall not be less than 36” in height for porches, balconies, or raised floor surfaces, and open sides of stairs 34” minimum measured vertically from the nosing of the treads. If guardrails are also going to be used as handrails, see handrail section.
Commercial: In most other uses, guardrails should be at least 42” in height measured vertically above the leading edge of the tread or adjacent walking surface.
Open guards shall have balusters or other construction such that a sphere with a diameter of 4” cannot pass through any opening.
Exception: The triangular openings formed by the riser, tread at the bottom rail at the open side of a stairway shall be of a maximum size such that a sphere 6” in diameter cannot pass through the opening.
Handrails must be installed at least one side of each continous run of treads or flight with 4 or more risers. Also installed at between 34"-38" in height.
Park Street School: Seasonal gardeners may rent one 4 foot by 8 foot plot based on availability; rental of a second plot subject to permission from garden coordinator. The cost is $35 per plot.
- No more than fifteen  permits shall be issued daily, Monday through Friday. Saturday, Sunday & holidays may be increased by the Duty Chief, weather and staff levels permitting, and as long as they are issued by either a firefighter or the Duty Chief.- Burning will not start until after 5:00 PM and will be finished by 11:00 PM- Rainy days on Class 1 & 2 days will be the only exception to personal back yard burning, Monday - Friday, which can be done during daylight hours, weather permitting. A call back number is necessary in the event the permits have to be called in due to a change in weather and/or class day.- Burning permits for land clearing, construction debris burning and blueberry plains burning are the other exceptions to daytime burning. Contact the Duty Officer at 207-604-1355 for approval for these types of burning.- Seasonal permits for cooking fires are available. Seasonal campfires will require the permit holder to check on the class day before burning. Burning will be permitted on Class 1 or 2-days only. Please call the Duty Officer's office 207-604-1355 to obtain one of these permits.- Permits will not be issued on a Class 3, 4, or 5 day.- Burning permits are for clean wood products only, and piles are to be kept small.- Burning of highly combustible, domestic, household trash such as paper and cardboard is prohibited by law.
These permit policies are recommended standards suggested by the Maine Forest Service. These policies are in place to protect life and property and help the fire department in controlling the possibility of fires getting out of control. If you have any questions concerning these policies, please feel free to call 207-604-1340 or e-mail (JRowe@kennebunkmaine.us) my office for further explanation..
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Applicants must also provide verification of any DHHS benefits the household receives. Prior to an appointment applicants should visit My Maine Connection online. You may register or log in to access your DHHS Summary page and print verification of your benefits. Online access to My Maine Connection will also be available during your appointment.
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