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Contact Information 
Jeremy Martin
Planning & Development Dir.
207-236-3353 x 7103

Rosie Curtis
Code Enforcement Officer
207-236-3353 x 7114

Jeanne Hollingsworth
Office Assistant
207-236-3353 x 7112

Town of Camden
c/o Code & Planning Office
PO BOX 1207
Camden, ME 04843

Fax: 207-236-7956

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Office Location
8 Washington Street
3rd door on Washington Street
Delivery Location:
29 Elm Street

The 2015 Building Code
is now in effect. 

Zoning Maps 
Official Zoning Map

Harbor Map
*currently being revised*

Code & Planning Office COVID-19 Response
This office is now OPEN to all Customers for pick up or drop off. 
Only one Customer is allowed in at any time.  Please ring the
door bell before entering.  Masks must be worn at all times & all
social distancing practices will be followed.  All lengthier
appointments must be made in advance and will take place
outdoors, onsite, over the phone or via a zoom-type conference call.

*ATTENTION* Contractors, Plumbers & Electricians

As of Monday, November 12th, 2019, 24-hour notice is required for ALL inspections. 
Failure to contact us within that time frame could result in delays to your projects.
- Thank you in advance for your cooperation

What requires a Building Permit?  
Building permits are required for construction that exceeds $2000 in value (materials and labor).  The following activities are excluded from permitting:  Any activities exempted under the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code (MUBEC) (IBC, Section 105 or IRC section R-105); painting; and landscaping activities not part of projects or developments requiring site plan review.  (Amended 6/12/12)  MUBEC Information:

Permits are also required for:  subsurface wastewater disposal, internal plumbing, electrical, excavation, signs, culverts, and temporary location of structures within sidewalks.  For the state's plumbing permit fee schedule click here.

Building Permit Fee Schedule - please contact this office for   

Site plans are only needed for changes in footprint. 

New construction should include a front view and floor plan.

Permits are usually processed within a week. 

Inspections are generally conducted between 8:00 am and 3:30 pm on normal business days.

This is a general guide to permitting.  Applicants must comply with all requirements of the Zoning Ordinance. 
It is the responsibility of the property owner to obtain all necessary state permits (Permit by Rule, Fire Marshal)
and federal permits (Army Corps of Engineers).

Get in Touch

PO Box 1207
29 Elm Street
Camden ME  04843
Hours of Operation:
Mon -Fri 7:30 am to 3:30 pm