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The current Town Ordinance states:
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Fires of any type are not allowed on any Ogunquit Beach.
Camping areas are not allowed within the Town limits.
Visit the Town Clerk page to fill out the proper forms to get married in Town. The phone number and email address are listed in the Town Clerk staff directory.
Contact the Ogunquit Chamber of Commerce to obtain a list of the local establishments. They can be reached through the Helpful Links section of this website.
All dogs that reside in the Town must be registered with the Town Clerk annually. This includes all animals because of the concern for rabies within the Town.
Ponies or horses are not permitted on Ogunquit Beach, including the Ogunquit River Estuary, year-round.
Except for property belonging to the owner, the owner of any pet or animal shall remove from private or public property any animal offal, which that pet or animal excretes. The first offense, once determined by the Town, shall merit a $150 fine. The second or additional offenses, once determined by the Town, shall merit a $250 fine for each separate offense
Currently, there are three official political parties within the State of Maine, Democrat, Green Independent, and Republican. Registered voters may enroll in one of these three political parties. Voters who wish to register to vote do not have to declare a party unless they wish to vote in a primary or party caucus.
Staff in the Ogunquit Town Office cannot answer questions regarding the purposes and objectives of a particular political party in Maine. Voters with questions are encouraged to contact their local party chairperson, or view the following links for additional information about each political party:
The municipal election is held the second Tuesday in June. The Select Board, Budget Review Committee and CSD Trustees are elected for 3-year terms. The terms are staggered so that 2 or 3 seats become available each year. A trustee to the Kennebunk Water District is elected every three years. The State of Maine general and referendum elections are held on Tuesday following the first Monday in November. The primary election is held on the 2nd Tuesday of June of each general election year.
The State of Maine allows residents to register to vote anytime, including the day of the election. Residents of Ogunquit may register to vote at the Town Clerk's Office, 23 School Street in the Dunaway Community Center. Proof of residency and proof of identity is required (i.e., Maine driver's license, Ogunquit vehicle registration indicating a physical address in Ogunquit (not a post office box mailing address).
If you are currently registered and wish to change any information such as married name, or residence address, which is pertinent to your voting record, please come into the Town Clerk's Office or mail the new information to:Town ClerkP.O. Box 2122Ogunquit, ME 03907
All residents of Ogunquit vote at the S Judson Dunaway Community Center, 23 School Street.
If you are unable to vote at the polls on Election Day, you may obtain an absentee ballot. Absentee ballots are available at the Town Clerk's Office approximately 30 days prior to the scheduled election. The absentee ballot may be voted at Town Hall or mailed to the voter, upon request.
Visit the Town Clerk's page for more information on Absentee ballots.
No, there are no longer named benches available on the Marginal Way, but you may reserve plaque space on the Marginal Way with a refundable deposit.
For more information, email Allison Ramsay, Executive Director, Marginal Way Preservation Fund or call at 207-641-2200.
The Ogunquit Transfer Station is located at 28 Spring Hill Road Ogunquit, ME 03907. The transfer station no longer requires a sticker to access the facility. We ask that all trash be disposed of in official town trash bags that can be purchased at the transfer station, town hall and Wells Hannaford.
Beach passes are only available to year-round residents and property owners who have habitable buildings on their land. The year-round renters must prove that they live in Town all year.
Contact Visitor Services to apply for the pass.
All beach passes can be obtained from the Visitor Services Department, downstairs at the Dunaway Center.
Monday through Friday8 am to 1 pm
Visitor Services is located downstairs at the Dunaway Center in the Rec Room.