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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:

Mousam Watershed Dam Coalition - Committee Member Needed:

Town of Shapleigh is seeking 1 individual to serve on the Mousam Lake Dam Coalition Committee. This committee meets with other representatives from the Towns of Acton, Shapleigh and Sanford. The Town of Acton, Sanford and Shapleigh recognize their mutual interests in maintaining the Emery Mills and Square Pond Dams in a good and serviceable condition. The City of Sanford owns and has all responsibility for the maintenance and managements of these two dams. This committee approves an operating budget each year along with reviewing any capital improvement plans needed.
Needed a rep from the Square Pond Area. If you live on Square Pond and have an interest please, contact the Town Administrator at 636-2843, ext 0 or email:

2020 Tax Bills have been mailed.  Please remember the Town is required by law to send the tax bill to the owner of record as of April 1, 2020.  If you have sold your property after April 1, 2020, it is your responsibility to send the tax bill to the new owner.  If you have any questions you can call 207-636-2839, ext 0.  The 2020 tax bills are on our website.  Please look to the left of the home screen for that link.   

Absentee Ballot - The Town Clerk's office is now taking absentee ballot requests for the November 3, 2020 General Election.  You may request an Absentee Ballot by calling the Town Clerk's office 636-2843, ext 1 or 6 or by visiting the State's on-line portal -

Absentee Ballots will become available and will be provided to voters beginning in early October.  ELECTION DAY:  IN PERSON VOTING WILL BE CONDUCTED AT THE SHAPLEIGH MEMORIAL SCHOOL, 467 SHAPLEIGH CORNER ROAD

Public Hearing for the amendments to the General Assistance Ordinance - has been scheduled for 6pm on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at the Shapleigh Town Hall.  The public will be given an opportunity to be heard prior to the consideration of the changes to the ordinance.  Any questions please call the Town Administrator at 636-2839 ext 0. 

LOCAL Businessess -  FREE PPE - York County Community Action has resources available to assist local businesses with operating safely and preventing the spread of COVID-19.  COVID-19 Health Educators will provide FREE PPE, printed information and assistance with obtaining up-to-date information.  Contact Jen Quimby at:  or call 459-2920”.

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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