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Property Information

Here you will find useful links for gathering property information.
Please review the frequently asked questions below.

Common Property Questions

The Online Assessing Information is the easiest way to find the assessed value of a property.
You may also view and search a PDF copy of the most recent Real Estate Tax Bills.

The State of Maine keeps a database of septic system permits. You may search and download a copy of your system.
If you are unsuccessful with finding your system, please contact the Code Enforcement Officer for assistance.


The Tax Maps along with any assessor figures (i.e. property lines or acreage) is only an estimation. A survey is a more accurate representation of any property recorded at The Registry.

Any land within 250’ of a Great Pond or is regulated under the Natural Resources Protection Act (NRPA) and referred to as the Shoreland Zone. Maine state statues define lakes and ponds greater than ten acres in size as Great Ponds. The Great Ponds in Shapleigh are Goose Pond, Granny Kent Pond, Hansen Pond, Little Poverty Pond, Mousam Lake, Poverty Pond, Shapleigh Pond, Sherburne Lake, Spicer Pond and Square Pond. Other land may fall under the Shoreland Zoning Ordinance such as land near rivers, streams and wetlands, contact the Code Enforcement Officer with any questions.


SHORELAND ZONE — The land area located within 250 feet, horizontal distance, of the normal high-water line of any great pond or river; within 250 feet, horizontal distance, of the upland edge of a freshwater wetland; or within 75 feet, horizontal distance, of the normal high-water line of a stream.