Codes & Planning (Land Use)

The primary goal of the Code Enforcement Office (CEO) is to protect the health and safety for the citizens and visitors of Ogunquit. To this end, the Office reviews plans for all kinds of commercial, residential, municipal building and other land use projects. This is to insure compliance, prior to the approval of a permit, with:

  • Regulations for the following:
    • Zoning
    • Building
    • Plumbing
    • Electrical
    • Environmental
  • As well as applicable state and federal laws and standards

In addition, the office is responsible maintaining the enhanced 911 system of addressing, environmental enforcement of vegetative cutting along the Marginal Way and shore land, provides support to the Conservation Commission regarding septic breakout into the waters of Ogunquit; and the list goes on.

This Office conducts numerous kinds of inspections, for all structures buildings and other projects requiring permits; that are undergoing new construction, repair, remodeling or renovation. Upon satisfactory completion of all construction and a final inspection, a Certificate of Occupancy is issued.

Applications, permits issued and inspections administered by the Land Use Office.\

For links to public water, public sewer, and electricity:

Kennebunk, Kennebunkport & Wells Water District

Ogunquit Sewer District

Central Maine Power