Community Development, Planning & Codes

Office Appointments

  1. To best serve our customers and adhere to health and safety guidelines, appointments are recommended when possible to view property files located in the Community Development, Planning & Codes Department. Please call (207) 604-1303 or email to schedule an appointment. 

    To request information on a specific property, on zoning requirements, subdividing property, etc. please complete this form. Due to the volume of requests, a response may take up to 10 business days. All requests are taken in order of when received and availability of staff. 

NEW! Apply for a Building, Electrical, Plumbing or Sign permits online! 

The Code Enforcement office is now using permitting software through iWorQ to allow for online application and permit management information for building, electrical, plumbing and sign permits. 

Please have all application information and file uploads ready before submitting an application. 

Apply for permits online HERE.

The Community Development Department aims to meet a broad range of economic and community development needs. This Department is involved in initiatives that support the community and its economic, natural, historical, and development needs such as: 
  • Building Codes, Sign/Building/Plumbing/Electrical permits
  • Citizen Engagement
  • Comprehensive Planning
  • Development Review
  • Downtown and Village Planning and Development
  • Implementation and Support of Social Service programs
  • Natural and Historic resources
  • Zoning Ordinance Amendments and Enforcement 
View applications, forms and permits here

Office Hours

  1. Office Hours



    Wednesday*: 9:00-4:30

    Thursday: 8:00-4:30


    *The Department opens at 9:00AM every Wednesday.