Welcome to Sullivan, Maine

New Update:  Please read this letter from Rob Eaton, Town Manager, concerning Flanders Pond Water Stabilization Levels   Town Manager Report 9.27.18

Welcome to our town’s brand new home on the web! We are excited to bring you the town information that you seek, and that will be useful for residents and visitors. We are extremely fortunate to count among our talented and diverse Sullivanites many fine photographers, and the work of some of them grace our pages, with their kind permission. Thank you!

Town Office:  1888 US Highway 1, Sullivan, ME  04664; 207-422-6282 or 207-422-6719; fax 207-422-4785; email: sullivan1799@yahoo.com

Please note:  We do not accept debit or credit cards at this time.  All transactions must be via cash or check.

Hours:  8:00am-4:00pm Monday – Thursday; 8:00am-12:00 noon Friday; We do NOT close for lunch;  Closed for the following 2018 Holidays: Monday, October 8, 2018 – Columbus Day / Indigenous People Day

Services include: register your vehicles (bring proof of insurance); register ATVs, snowmobiles, boats, trailers, dogs, register to vote, purchase transfer station punch cards, pay your taxes, obtain a building permit, get hunting and fishing licenses, or obtain certified copies of vital statistics.  Vehicles excise tax and registration expire annually per your registration; boats expire 12/31 each year; ATVs & snowmobiles expire 6/30 annually;  motorcycles expire 3/31 each year (except antiques); trailers can be registered for 1 or 2 years (same month), trailers 2000 pounds or greater expire in February (1 or 2 years),

Marriage Licenses and Certified Copies of Birth, Death or Marriage Certificates:  Please call ahead as this service is online and takes time.  You may stop in anytime to pick up your “Marriage Intentions Form” or download here VS2-A; take it home to fill it out.  Bring this completed form with you, along with all required documents and fee of $40.00.  Both parties will need to appear at the office (together or separately) for the marriage license.  See maine.gov/marriage for information on how to get married, required documents, officiants, and Maine laws concerning marriage.  See maine.gov/vital-records for information on all vital records.

NEW Transfer Station Hours effective June 9, 2018 — SATURDAY 8am-3pm; SUNDAY 12noon-4pm

Transfer Station, Route 183/Tunk Lake Road, Sullivan is open year-round 8:00am-3:00pm SATURDAYS and 12noon-4:00pm SUNDAYS.  The transfer station will not be open on Wednesdays during the summer.  Household waste: You must display a Sullivan residency sticker available at the Town Office.  We have a pay by bag system:  the fee is $1.50/bag up to 25 pounds.   You must purchase stickers or punch cards before going to the transfer station — $1.50/each at the town office, or by mail or $1.75/each at Hancock Grocery.  If you have bulk waste or demolition debris, you will be given a bill to pay at the town office.  Coastal Recycling Transfer Station, 114 Franklin Road (Route 182) Hancock 207-422-6766; accepts recyclable material.  The transfer station is open Wednesday through Saturday, 8:00am-4:00pm.  No permit or fee is required.

Our tax year is July 1 to June 30.  Tax bills are mailed out only once per year in late September or early October.  We offer a 2% discount if paying your taxes in full within 90 days.  Interest starts accruing in 120 days.  Homestead and Veteran property tax exemption information and forms are on the FORMS, MAPS and ORDINANCES page.

Here is our most recent newsletter:  TownCrier October 2018

The Town and the Friends of Taunton Bay maintain a weather station at Gordon’s Wharf that is accessible on line. Current conditions are reported constantly. Here is the URL :: https://www.wunderground.com/personal-weather-station/dashboard?ID=KMESULLI5






News and Announcements

Absentee Ballots are now available at the town office. All Absentee Ballot requests must be received by the Municipal Clerk by the close of business on Thursday, November 1, 2018, unless special circumstances exist. The "special circumstances" are: an unexpected absence from the municipality during the entire time the polls are open on Election Day (8:00 am - 8:00 pm); a physical disability; an inability to travel to the polls because the voter is a resident of a coastal island ward or precinct; an incapacity or illness that has resulted in the voter being unable to leave home or a treatment facility. ... See MoreSee Less

Sullivan Transfer Station is closed this Saturday. We will be open Sunday 8-4. ... See MoreSee Less


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Looks great! Thank you to all who were involved in making this happen your hard work is appreciated!

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Very nice and great placement, easily seen when coming off the bridge!

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