Code Enforcement


Contact:
Jeni McCabe 
Code Enforcement Officer, Licensed Plumbing Inspector, Health Officer
Phone:
207-384-3011

Book time with Jenifer McCabe  

Contact:
Britney Spencer
Code/Planning Administrative Assistant
Phone:
207-384-3012

Hours:

Code Enforcement Office is open to the public Monday-Thursdays 8am to 4pm

INSPECTION APPOINTMENTS
Please Note: All animals must be secured prior to the Code Enforcement Officer arriving onsite for the inspection appointment.

Contact: Call or Text

Jenifer McCabe
(603) 822-6274

The office is located on the second floor of the Town Hall.  We process Building Permit Applications, Plumbing Permit Applications, as well as Subsurface Wastewater Disposal Applications.  Please allow up to 7 days for application review.  All permits must be paid for within 60 days of issuance, or permits will be considered null and void.  Permits are valid for one year, but with substantial start, can be extended.  

This position holds many responsibilities as well as enforcing the Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances. She is also the building inspector and plumbing Inspector, and she evaluates building plans and issues necessary permits.  

Additional Resources:
Maine Department of Environmental Protection (MDEP) 888-769-1036
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 207-623-8367 (Maine Projects)
Maine State Fire Marshall Office 207-626-3884
Maine State Oils, Solid Fuels and Gasses 207-624-3884
Maine State Electrical Inspector 207-592-7930
South Berwick Water District 207-384-2257
South Berwick Sewer District 207-384-0091

Building Permit Fees

Category Cost Category Cost
All New Residential Structures (to include homes & addition to living areas) $0.50 per sq ft Demolition of Buildings $100
All Unfinished Accessory Residential Structures (including decks, porches, garages, barns, & sheds) $0.25 per sq ft Special Use Permit
Minor Home Occupation
All Others

$25
$50
Swimming Pools (must be fenced)
Above-ground
In-ground

$50
$200
Minimum Permit Fee $25
Commercial/Retail (per story) $0.30 per sq ft Renovation $9 per $1,000 of Construction Costs
Institutional $0.50 per sq ft Decks and Porches $0.28 per sq ft
Industrial $0.50 per sq ft Telecommunication Structures $6 per $1,000 of Construction Costs
Signs
Home Occupation or Replacement
Exterior

$25
$50
   


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  • Building A Deck
    document Header Building A Deck
  • Building Permit Application - New Dwelling
    document Header Building Permit Application - New Dwelling
  • Building Permit Application - Other (Outbuildings, Pools, Remodels, Additions)
    document Header Building Permit Application - Other (Outbuildings, Pools, Remodels, Additions)
  • Information Request Form
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  • Major-Minor Site Plan Review Application
    document Header Major-Minor Site Plan Review Application
  • Minor Home Occupation Application
    document Header Minor Home Occupation Application
  • Open Town Road/Street Application
    document Header Open Town Road/Street Application
  • Plumbing Permit Application
    document Header Plumbing Permit Application
  • Pool Installation Guidelines
    document Header Pool Installation Guidelines
  • Private Road Name Application
    document Header Private Road Name Application
  • Reflective Address Marker Order Form
    document Header Reflective Address Marker Order Form
  • Road Entrance Application
    document Header Road Entrance Application
  • Shoreland Zoning Map
    document Header Shoreland Zoning Map
  • Special Amusement Permit Application - PDF Fillable
    document Header Special Amusement Permit Application - PDF Fillable
  • Timber Harvesting Application
    document Header Timber Harvesting Application
  • Zoning Chart Table A,  Land Use
    document Header Zoning Chart Table A,  Land Use
  • Zoning Chart Table B,  Dimensional Requirements
    document Header Zoning Chart Table B,  Dimensional Requirements
  • Zoning Chart Table C,  Shore Land Zone Dimensional Requirements
    document Header Zoning Chart Table C,  Shore Land Zone Dimensional Requirements
  • Zoning Map
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