Maine Permit, Building Code and Licensing Information

Maine State Planning Office
19 Union St.
Augusta
ME
04330
Phone: (207) 624-7660
Fax: (207) 624-7660

Notes:

State Website http://www.maine.gov/portal/index.php
State Licensing No state license required for general contracting. Licensure required for plumbing and electrical trades. Companies selling home repair services must be registered with the state.
State Building Code The State of Maine has adopted the Maine Uniform Building Code (in reference to 2015 International Building/Residential Code, IBC/IRC), the Maine State Plumbing Code (in reference to 2015 Uniform Pluming Code, UPC), and the Maine State Electrical Code (in reference to 2017 National Electrical Code, NFPA 70).

Local jurisdiction with population less than 4000 are not required to enforce any building codes.

State Licensing Division http://www.maine.gov/portal/business/
State Fire Marshall http://maine.gov/dps/fmo/index.htm
State Environmental Permit http://www.state.me.us/dep/index.shtml

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