Welcome to Sullivan, Maine

PLEASE register your dog(s) by January 31st to avoid late fees and fines.

    ONLINE Rapid Renewal of your vehicle registration is now LIVE!  Click this LINK:   rapid-renewal  to register vehicles and trailers from the comfort of your home or office.

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

We NOW accept debit or credit cards – VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover as well as cash or check.

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

Hours:  8:00am-4:00pm Monday – Thursday; 8:00am-12:00 noon Friday; We do NOT close for lunch;  Closed for the following 2019 Holidays:  Closed:  Tuesday, January 1st, 2019, New Year’s Day and Monday, January 21st, 2019, Dr. M.L. King Birthday Observed.

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.

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:  Jan2019 TownCrier

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

Town Office is closed in observance of
MLK Day.
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Town of Sullivan, Maine

I have "pinned" this post to the top of our FB Page for your easy reference. Various organizations are offering help for our federal employees / families furloughed or working without pay. I will post these resources in the comments and invite others to do the same. Our new Resource Guide is posted to the town website. You will find it at the top of the Age-Friendly page. If you know of a Sullivan resident who is not tech-savvy, we have some printed booklets available at the Frenchman Bay Library. Check it out! ... See MoreSee Less

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Town of Sullivan, Maine

It takes special men and women to leave a warm house on a frigid night to fight a fire. Thank you to all of you who risk your well-being for us.Last night we responded with Eastbrook, Hancock, Sorrento, Sullivan, and Waltham fire departments to a structure fire in Eastbrook. Through cold temperatures everyone did an amazing job and we would like to thank you all for assisting Eastbrook Fire Department. Below is a picture the public does not often see. After spending hours at a call like this, there is still a lot of time in cleaning/decontamination of our gear, washing hoses and equipment used, as well as putting clean hose back on our engines before we can put them back in service. In this picture the hose you see is frozen due to the cold temperatures last night. ... See MoreSee Less

It takes special men and women to leave a warm house on a frigid night to fight a fire.  Thank you to all of you who risk your well-being for us.
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