Hancock County Building Permits (Maine)

Search for Hancock County, ME building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in Hancock County, ME create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Hancock County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Hancock County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Hancock County building permit. Hancock County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Hancock County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Bar Harbor Planning Department Bar Harbor ME 93 Cottage Street 04609 207-288-3329

Ellsworth Planning Department Ellsworth ME 1 City Hall Avenue 04605 207-669-6615

Hancock County Planning Department Ellsworth ME 395 State Street 04605 207-667-7131


Town and City Halls in Hancock County, ME provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Hancock County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Hancock County, Maine. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Hancock County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Aurora Town Hall Aurora ME 70 Old Airline Road 04408 207-584-2431

Blue Hill Town Hall Blue Hill ME 18 Union Street 04614 207-374-2281

Brooksville Town Hall Brooksville ME 1 Town House Road 04617 207-326-4518

Ellsworth City Hall Ellsworth ME 1 City Hall Avenue 04605 207-667-8674

Franklin Town Hall Franklin ME 34 Main St 04634 207-565-3663

Lamoine Town Hall Lamoine ME 606 Douglas Hwy 04605 207-667-2242

Mariaville Town Hall Mariaville ME 1686 Mariaville Road 04605 207-537-2107

Penobscot Town Hall Penobscot ME 1 Southern Bay Road 04476 207-326-4364

Sorrento Town Hall Sorrento ME 79 Pomola Avenue 04677 207-422-6889

Southwest Harbor Town Hall Southwest Harbor ME 26 Village Green Way 04679 207-244-5404

Surry Town Hall Surry ME 741 N Bend Rd 04684 207-667-5912

Swans Island Town Hall Swans Island ME 125 Harbor Rd 04685 207-526-4279

Tremont Town Hall Tremont ME 20 Harbor Drive 04653 207-244-7204

Trenton Town Hall Trenton ME 59 Oak Point Rd 04605 207-667-7207

Verona Town Hall Bucksport ME 16 School Street 04416 207-469-7965

Winter Harbor Town Hall Winter Harbor ME 23 Harbor Road 04693 207-963-2235


Code Enforcement Offices in Hancock County, ME are responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of enforcing these codes and regulations, Hancock County Code Enforcement often issue building permits. These permits may be required for Hancock County land development, demolition, repairs, renovations, and other kinds of construction. They may also issue Hancock County occupancy permits at the end of a construction project, which certify that the building meets code and can be occupied. Code Enforcement Offices may also be responsible for issuing certificates of zoning compliance, and they produce reports that show if a building has any code violations or has a valid Hancock County permit for construction. Their office can also help look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices often provide online access to their building permit records.

Ellsworth Code Enforcement Ellsworth ME 1 City Hall Avenue 04605 207-667-4910