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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.  The warrant for the Secret ballot voting  - click here.  SAMPLE Ballot - to view - click here

Municipal Election and Referendum March 12, 2021 - ABSENTEE BALLOTS are available.  Please consider voting absentee due to the number of Ballot pages (4) double sided - consisting of 8 Municipal Officers & 58 articles.  Requests for a mailed ballot may be made by telephone or in writing.  Ballots may also be picked up at the CLERK'S office by the voter or immediate family member - DEADLINE - Tuesday, March 9, 2021.  Unless the voter completes a "special circumstances" application.  Town Clerk's office, Town of Shapleigh, PO Box 26, Shapleigh, ME  04076 / 636-2843 Ext. 1 or 6.  The POLLS will be open Friday, March 12th 8am -8pm at the Shapleigh Town Hall, 22 Back Road.  TO Comply with State gathering limits, the ANNUAL Town Meeting will be voted on by Secret Ballot. 

Road Policy - To view the Town's policy on roads specifically winter roads - click here


York County Sheriff's Monthly Report - To view - click here 

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 June 3, 2021

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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