Hancock County Permits (Maine)

Search for Hancock County, ME county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Hancock County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Hancock County permits. Clerks in Hancock County, Maine may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Hancock County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Hancock County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Bar Harbor Town Clerk Bar Harbor ME 93 Cottage Street 04609 207-288-4098

Bucksport Town Clerk Bucksport ME 50 Main Street 04416 207-469-7368

Deer Isle Town Clerk Deer Isle ME CHURCH St 04627 207-348-9398

Ellsworth Clerk Ellsworth ME 50 State Street 04605 207-667-7176

Hancock County Clerk Ellsworth ME 50 State Street 04605

Sullivan Town Clerk Sullivan ME 1888 U.s. 1 04664 207-422-6282


A Hancock County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Hancock County, Maine may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Hancock County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

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


A Hancock County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Hancock County, Maine issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Hancock County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Hancock County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information 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


A Hancock County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in Hancock County, Maine may issue county permits. These Hancock County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These Hancock County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county permit records.

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