The tax collector / sewer department office is located in the Town Office. Taxes are due annually twice a year with the first installment due in September and second installment in February. Interest on unpaid taxes start immediately following the due dates. The interest rate on unpaid taxes is 7%. The current tax rate is $24.40 per $1000 of assessed value. Bills are mailed to taxpayers once a year in August.
Sewer accounts are due on a quarterly basis depending on the location of your residence. As a general guideline, all sewer accounts are due by the 20th of the month following the cycle's close, to avoid accruing additional interest. The minimum standard charge for town sewer is $55.20 per 1,200 cubic feet. For each 100 cubic feet above 1,200 there is an additional charge of $4.60/100. For unmetered service, the charge per quarter is $86.26 / 1,900 cubic feet.
Should you purchase or sell a property/business in Orono, your closing company should contact our office to update the tax/sewer accounts with the correct information at the time of closing. Our fax number is: 207-866-5053.
All requests for tax and sewer information must be directed to: email@example.com. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept phone calls or faxes for this information.