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Town Hall mailing address is PO Box 26, Shapleigh, ME  04076

Physical address is:  22 Back Road, Shapleigh, ME  04076

Shapleigh News:

The Selectmen have made the decision to not have a open town meeting in March due to the COVID numbers increasing.  All warrant articles will be voted on Friday, March 12, 2021 by paper ballots.  This includes all elections of municipal officers.  Public hearings will be scheduled in the coming weeks for the public to ask questions.  Watch for more information to follow.  

Virtual Public Hearing - The Town of Shapleigh will be hosting a virtual public hearing to discuss the Emery Mills Bridge reconstruction project.  The public hearing is to inform the residents what the Town has been working on with regards to the very needed repairs for this bridge.  Engineers from Milon & Macbroom will be in attendance as well and will the discuss the scope of the project.  DATE:  Monday, January 25, 2020 at 6PM. 

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Ambulance bid - The Town of Shapleigh is seeking bids for a new ambulance.  Click here for the full bid package.   

Fire Department Forestry Bid - click here for the bid package. 

Attention: With the increase in Covid 19 cases, the Town wishes to remind residents that although the Town Hall remains open at this time, you may process many transactions online. Such as:  Motor vehicle renewals, dog, hunting & fishing licenses and snowmobile registrations may be processed using the links below. Or, if you prefer, you may telephone the Clerk’s Office 636-2843 ext 1 or 6 to arrange to process your transaction through the mail. Thank you.

Dog Licenses - SHAPLEIGH DOG OWNERS - 2021 DOG TAGS NOW AVAILABLE - Maine State Law requires each owner/keeper of a dog(s) at the age of six months or over be licensed in the Municipal Clerk’s office  in the Town where the dog is kept. You must provide a current rabies and spay/neuter certificates when licensing.

On-line dog licensing is available by visiting or via mail by telephoning 636-2843 ext. 1 or 6.      A $25.00 late fee will be applied as of February 1.

Transfer Station Stickers - Strict enforcement has been implemented. Anyone who does not have a Transfer Station sticker will have one week from today to obtain a sticker from the Town Hall. Starting Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - no Transfer Station Sticker on your vehicle you will not be allowed to use the Transfer Station.  To obtain a Transfer Station Sticker you must come to the Town Hall during regular Town Clerk hours.  You will need to bring in your vehicle registration and proof residency for Shapleigh.  

Fire Permits - To call regarding obtaining a fire permit please call, Steve Fiske, Fire Warden at 207-636-1553 or the Public Safety Building 207-636-2211

Animal control issues please contact the Shapleigh Animal Control Officer, Jim Driscoll at 207-206-6065 until further notice

TOWN MEETING - Results - click here Town Results for the Municipal election see the Town Clerk's page.

 Trees in the Shoreland Zone may require a permit prior to beginning the project. Please contact the Shapleigh Code Enforcement Officer - Mike Demers at 207-636-2843 ext 3.

Town of Shapleigh's contract Deputy is Deputy Gregg Sevigny.  He can be reached at 324-1113.  

Williams Property - Information and map - click here

Town Forest Nature Trail - Information and map - click here

Notice is hereby given:  At any given time there may be more than one Selectman working at Town Hall.  This does not constitute a meeting but more or less a work session
General Assistance is by appointment only.  If you are in need of assistance please call the Town Administrator at 207-636-2843 ext 0 during regular office hours.  General Assistance Hotline After Hours is 207-432-7390

Codes & Ordinances - Shapleigh Codification - click here

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