If you need to apply for:
- A Building Permit
- An Electrical Permit
- A Plumbing Permit
- A Heating Permit
- A Blasting Permit
Or if you need to pay a permit fee or request an inspection, follow the link below to to the Orono Code Enforcement Office's online portal.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
To submit paper/PDF forms: Please email the above forms to email@example.com for submission. They will be passed to the Code Enforcement Officer for review and someone from the Code Office will contact you with a link where you can pay your application fee. If you are unable to email a form you may also drop it off in the drop box outside the Town Office, or mail it to: Town of Orono, Attn: Code Enforcement, 59 Main St, Orono, ME 04473.
A permit is required when adding more than 20 cubic yards of fill to a property. Applications for these permits can be obtained from the Code Office.
Building permits are required for all new construction, including homes, garages and additions to existing structures (decks, porches, etc.), and for demolition purposes.
A permit is required to cut an entrance (driveway) onto a town road. Applications for these permits can be obtained at the Town Code Office, but must be approved by the Town Road Commissioner.
Electrical permits are required for any changes to service entrances, for adding wiring to a structure, and for repairs or upgrades to existing services.
Heating permits are required when installing or replacing a heating unit, and when adding additional heating units including gas or wood burning stoves.
A permit is required to operate a business in your home. Applications for these permits can be obtained from the Code Office, and then must be reviewed for approval by the Orono Planning Board.
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A permit is required to open up a road for the hooking up of utilities (water, sewer, electricity, gas, etc.). These permits can only be obtained by a licensed contractor.
All rental properties within the Town are required to register their properties by September 1st of each year. A registration form needs to be filed with the Town along with a $25 fee for each rental on the property.
A permit is required when connecting to the town sewer lines. These permits are obtained at the Town Code Office.