Forms, Maps, Ordinances & Policies

  • FORMS:

    Under Maine law, certain classes of property are tax exempt by law. 

  • Homestead Exemption -This program provides a measure of property tax relief for certain individuals that have owned homestead property in Maine for at least 12 months and make the property they occupy on April 1st their permanent residence. Property owners would receive an exemption of $20,000.
  • Veteran Exemption – A veteran who served during a recognized war period and is 62 years or older; or, is receiving 100% disability as a Veteran; or, became 100% disabled while serving, is eligible for $6,000.
  • Download and complete the appropriate form for the exemption you are claiming, and bring it to the town office with any required supporting documents.  This link will provide you with the most updated form and answers to your questions.
  • Sullivan Building Permit Application   Application for Building / Land Use Permit  Residential Use Only
  • Shoreland Permit  Application for Shoreland Zoning Permit
  • HHE-211  Internal Plumbing Application FORM
  •  Link to for forms required to obtain copies of vital records (birth, death, adoption, marriage, divorce)



    • 2017  Ordinance Prohibiting Retail Marijuana Establishments and Retail Marijuana Social Clubs adopted November 2, 2017
    • 911 Ordinance  Sullivan’s 911 Street Name Ordinance, amended June 28, 2021
    • Appeals PDF Sullivan’s Appeals Board Ordinance, adopted June 25, 2018; effective July 1, 2018.
    • Dog  PDF  Sullivan’s Barking Ordinance, adopted June 30, 2003
    • Building Code Ordinance Sullivan’s Building Code Ordinance, amended June 28, 2021
    • CablePDF   Sullivan’s Cable Television Rate Regulation Ordinance, approved February 9, 1994
    • CulvertsPDF  Sullivan’s Ordinance, Regulating Installation of Culverts, amended June 26, 1995
    • EMR PDF  Sullivan’s Emergency Management Response Ordinance, adopted June 30, 1997
    • Fire Dept Ordinance   Sullivan’s Municipal Fire and Rescue Department Ordinance, adopted 9.30.20
    • HARBOR PDF  Sullivan’s Harbor Ordinance, amended June 24, 2019, includes Sullivan Harbor, Flanders Bay, Taunton Bay, maps plus Application and Permit forms for boat moorings.
    • Junk PDF  Sullivan’s Ordinance Regulating the Establishment / Operation of Junk Yards / Automobile Grave Yards and the Storage / Disposal of Garbage and Junk
    • Noise  Sullivan’s Ordinance Prohibiting Unnecessary Noises, adopted March 14, 1983
    • PlanBoard  Sullivan’s Municipal Planning Board Ordinance, amended June 26, 2006
    • RV, Campground, Mobile Home PDF  Sullivan’s Recreational Vehicle, Campground and Mobile Home Ordinance, adopted June 13, 1988
    • Rental Housing  Sullivan’s Rental Housing Ordinance, amended June 29, 2009
    • Shellfish  Frenchman’s Bay Regional Shellfish Commission for the municipalities of Ellsworth, Franklin, Hancock, Lamoine, Sorrento, Sullivan and Trenton revised February 23, 2017.
    • Shoreland Zone  Sullivan’s Shoreland Zoning Ordinance, amended June 29, 2009
    • Maine’s Citizen Guide to Shoreland Zoning:
    • Site Plan Review Ordinance Sullivan’s Site Plan Review Ordinance, NEW adopted June 28, 2021
    • Sign Ordinance  Sullivan’s Sign Ordinance, amended June 28, 2021
    • Solid Waste Disposal Ordinance   Sullivan’s Municipal Solid Waste Disposal Ordinance, adopted September 30, 2020        Bulky Waste, Demo, MSW prices June 2021
    • Special Amusement  Sullivan’s Special Amusement Ordinance, amended June 26, 1995
    • Subdivision PDF  Sullivan’s Subdivision Ordinance, amended June 26, 2017, major revision
    • WirelessPDF  Sullivan’s Wireless Telecommunications Facilities Siting Ordinance, adopted May 3, 2001




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