If you need to apply for: 

  • A Building Permit
  • An Electrical Permit
  • A Plumbing Permit
  • A Heating Permit
  • A Blasting Permit

For all other permit types see "Additional Permit Application Forms" below.

Or if you need to pay a permit fee or request an inspection, follow the link below to the Orono Code Enforcement Office's online portal.

When filling out a portal permit: 

  • All applicants must fill out the General Information section at the top of the form. Make sure to select the type of permit for which you are applying. Then you may scroll to the appropriate section for the type of permit you’re applying for and enter all the relevant information.
  • If you are applying for more than one type of permit, you will need to fill out the form multiple times. Please do not include information for two permits on one submission.
  • If you are submitting a building permit for an addition or for the construction of a new structure on the property, you need to submit a sketch or engineering plan for the Code Officer to review. You can submit your documentation by using the "upload document" button at the end of the application form. If you are unsure what sort of documentation to include, please contact us at 207-889-6909.

Apply For A Permit, Pay A Fee, or Request an Inspection


Applying for a Septic Permit

If you need to apply for a septic permit, you must fill out the following form before submitting your application in the portal. 

Septic System Permit Application

Once your Site Evaluator and/or Engineer have signed off on the above form, proceed to the Orono Code Enforcement Offices online portal and follow the on screen instructions to upload and submit your application. 

Apply For A Septic Permit, Pay A Fee, or Request an Inspection


Payment of Fees: Once your application has been received, our office will assign your permit any applicable fees and email you at the address provided in your application to let you know that you are now able to pay through the portal. Just follow the simple on screen instructions. Once payment has been received, you will be issued your permit. If you need to discuss alternative payment options, or have questions about the portal, please call Jessica Chadbourne at 207-889-6906.


If you have any questions at all about accessing or using the online portal for permit applications, please contact Jessica Chadbourne at 207-889-6909 or for assistance.

To submit paper/PDF forms: Please complete the above forms and then follow the directions at the top of the page to access the online permit application form. Select the correct type of permit from the drop down information, fill out the general information section, then scroll to the bottom of the page to upload your application form. 

If you are unable to upload your signed form because you do not have access to a scanner you can drop it off at the Town Office during business hours (Mon-Thurs 7:30-5:30), or in the drop box outside the front door after hours. Please be sure to write "Code Enforcement" on the envelope. 

You can also mail your forms to: Town of Orono, Code Enforcement, 59 Main St, Orono, ME 04473.

If you have any questions you can contact Jessica Chadbourne at 207-889-6909 or