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Building Permit Applications

No permit shall be issued by the Code Enforcement Officer or the Planning Board without payment of a fee according to the schedule. Any person who shall commence any work for which a permit is required by Town Ordinance without first having obtained a permit therefor shall, if subsequently permitted to obtain a permit, pay the after-the-fact permit fee fixed by the schedule.

Online submission for our most common applications are now available, listed here...

  Online Permit Applications

Applications and Standards may be found in PDF format below

Permit Fees may only be made via Cash or Check
Payable to "Town of Shapleigh"
The memo should indicate "permit fee"
Mail to:

Town of Shapleigh
Code Enforcement Office
PO Box 26
Shapleigh, ME 04076-0026

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Categories always sorted by seq (sub-categories sorted within each category)
Documents sorted by SEQ in Ascending Order within category

Building3 documents

  • Building Permit Application
    document seq 1.00
    Building Permit Application
  • How to Draw a Plot Plan
    document seq 1.10
    All New or Expanded Structures Require a Plot Plan
  • Driveway Permit
    document seq 2.00
    Curb Cut Driveway Application

Plumbing7 documents

  • HHE-211 E-FORM
    document seq 0.00
    Internal Plumbing Application (computer fill-in)
  • Plumbing Application HHE-211
    document seq 1.00
    Internal Plumbing Application
  • Maintenance Agreement
    document seq 2.00
    Subsurface Wastewater Disposal System Maintenance Agreement
  • HHE-200A
    document seq 3.00
    Septic Tank Only Application
  • HHE-234C
    document seq 4.00
    Notice of Intent to Install a Subsurface Wastewater Disposal System Outside the Shoreland Zone
  • HHE-234
    document seq 5.00
    Notice of Intent to Install a Subsurface Wastewater Disposal System Pertaining to the Expansion of an Existing Structure
  • HHE-204
    document seq 6.00
    Subsurface Wastewater Disposal System Variance Request

Electrical5 documents

  • Electrical Requirements
    document seq 1.00
    Notice of Electrical Requirements
  • CMP Form 1190
    document seq 2.00
    Certification of Compliance with Subdivision and Shoreland Zoning Requirements
  • CMP Form 1360
    document seq 2.50
    Gather the information you'll need to prepare an easement to CMP for a new service
  • CMP Easement Worksheet
    document seq 3.00
    Central Maine Power Company Information Worksheet
  • After a Fire or Flood
    document seq 4.00
    When you're ready to reconnect after a fire or flood

Department of Environmental Protection7 documents

  • PBR Form
    document seq 1.00
    Permit by Rule Notification Form
  • Chapter 305
    document seq 2.00
    Permit by Rule Requirements and Submissions
  • Citizen Guide to Shoreland Zoning
    document seq 3.00
    A Handbook for Shoreland Owners
  • Tree Permit Application
    document seq 3.50
    Hazard Tree Removal in the Shoreland Buffer
  • DEP Clearing Vegetation
    document seq 4.00
    Clearing Vegetation in the Shoreland Zone
  • Shoreline Zoning Buffer Standards
    document seq 5.00
    Municipal and DEP Shoreline Zoning Buffer Standards
  • US Army Corps of Engineers USACE
    document seq 6.00
    Application for the Department of the Army Permit

Planning Board11 documents

  • Residential Growth Permit
    document seq 1.00
    Residential Growth Permit
  • Minor Subdivision
    document seq 2.00
    Application for a Minor Subdivision (3 or 4 Lots)
  • Major Subdivision
    document seq 3.00
    Application for a Major Subdivision (5 or more Lots)
  • Amendment to a Subdivision
    document seq 4.00
  • Private Way Plan
    document seq 5.00
    Application for the Construction of a Private Way
  • Amend Private Way Plan
    document seq 6.00
  • Conditional Use Permit
    document seq 7.00
    Application for a Conditional Use Permit
  • Amendment to a Conditional Use
    document seq 8.00
  • Best Practical Location
    document seq 9.00
    Application for the Best Practical Location of a Non-Conforming Structure
  • Amendment to a Best Practical Location
    document seq 10.00
  • Change of Use
    document seq 11.00
    Change of Use of an Approved Planning Board Permit

Administration5 documents

  • Shapleigh Zoning Ordinance 2022
    document seq 1.00
  • Permit Fee Schedule
    document seq 2.00
  • Plumbing Fee
    document seq 3.00
    Plumbing & Subsurface Wastewater Disposal System Permit Fee Schedule
  • Mass Gathering Permit Application
    document seq 4.00
  • Complaint Form
    document seq 5.00
    Violations of the Codes of the Town of Shapleigh