Hancock County Permit Search (Maine)

Search for Hancock County, ME permit information. A permit search provides information on building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, temporary permits, land development permits, renovation permits, demolition permits, construction permits, occupancy permits, permit violations, permit rules, permit regulations, applying for a permit, approved permits, denied permits, property owner information, construction information, permit restrictions, work stoppage orders, driving permits, election permits, business permits, state park permits, and locating permits.


Clerk Offices in Hancock County, Maine keep public records for a county or local government, including permits. Clerks may be responsible for filing and issuing Hancock County permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits allow property owners and residents to conduct demolitions and renovations, host temporary events, reserve public property, or conduct land development upgrades. They may also show whether a building meets fire and Hancock County building codes and include the name, date, and purpose of the permit. The Clerk Office provides information on how to apply for a permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit records are typically 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


Town and City Halls in Hancock County, Maine provide municipal services for their communities, including issuing and filing permits. These permits may be required for building projects, such as renovations, demolitions, repairs, zoning compliance, and land development. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls may also issue Hancock County land use permits related to private roads, boundary lines, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. Hancock County permit records can prove that a project has a valid permit, and Town and City Halls can also provide information on looking up permit rules, applying for a permit, or finding approved permits. These permit records are often available online through the Town or City Hall website.

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


City Managers in Hancock County, Maine act as administrative managers for a city or town that uses a council-manager form of government. As part of providing municipal services, City Managers may issue and file permits. These Hancock County permits may be required for building projects such as renovations, demolitions, and land development. They also show whether a building meets zoning rules and regulations and any permit violations. City Managers also issue access permits, special event permits, and temporary permits. These Hancock County permit records show whether a project has a valid permit, and City Managers can also provide information on applying for permits and locating approved or denied permits. City Managers typically provide permit information on their website.

Bar Harbor City Manager Bar Harbor ME 93 Cottage Street 04609 207-288-4098

Ellsworth City Manager Ellsworth ME 1 City Hall Avenue 04605 207-667-2563


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

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


Code Enforcement Offices in Hancock County, Maine ensure compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of their responsibility over codes and regulations, Code Enforcement Offices issue Hancock County building permits. These permits may be required for land development, demolition, renovations, repairs, and other types of construction. The Code Enforcement Office may also issue Hancock County occupancy permits at the end of a construction project to certify that the building meets code and can be occupied. Their office may also issue certificates of zoning compliance, and they create reports of building code violations or permit violations. Code Enforcement Offices can look up building permit rules, help people apply for permits, or locate approved permits. They may provide online access to their building permit records.

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