Permits & Applications

For your convenience, most of the following permits and applications are available as PDF documents to be downloaded and printed.

City Clerk

Business Licenses

Special Event Permit Process - A permit is required to hold an event with an anticipated attendance of 100 people or more where the City is, or may become, involved. 

Vital Records Application - The Vital Record Application below is used to request birth, marriage, and death records. 

Codes Enforcement

Codes Enforcement Permit Fees
Blasting Permit
Electrical Permit
Electrical Permit for Rooftop Solar Array
Fill Permit
Flood Hazard Area Development Permit 
Heating Permit
Home Occupation Permit 
Plumbing Permit
Chicken License

Building Permits

Sign permits

Appeals to the Zoning Board

Sidewalk Vendor Licenses

Parks and Recreation

Park Use Application


Planning Board Applications


Application for Street-Sidewalk Closure

Concealed Weapons Permit Application
Good Morning Program Application
Mooring Permit Application
South End Resident Parking Permit Application
Taxi Driver License Application

For additional Police Department Forms, please Click Here.

Public Works

Landfill Permits

Street Opening Permits -  A street opening permit from the Public Works Department is required to excavate in a public right of way. 

Please call the Public Works Department at 207-443-8357 to obtain a copy of this permit.

General Information
55 Front Street

Monday - Thursday
7:30 AM - 12:00PM, 1:00PM - 5:30 PM