The Portage Lake Office of Code Enforcement helps to protect our lake and our citizens by enforcing the Shoreland Zoning & Land Use codes adopted over the years by the townspeople. The current Code Enforcement Officer (CEO) is Margaret Pierce, available via email only unless otherwise informed. Contact the CEO by emailing her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We are looking for a new Code Enforcement Officer! View the job description and the job ad


Below are PDF versions of the Town Of Portage Lake Ordinances and other applications & paperwork that pertain to the code enforcement operations:

Portage Lake Land Use Ordinances       Portage Lake Building Permit Application 
Portage Lake Shoreland Zoning Internal Plumbing Application
Portage Lake FloodPlain Management Ordinance    FAQ's about Septic Systems
Portage Lake Land Use District Maps
Portage Lake Land Use Chart
Portage Lake Land Use Dimensional Chart Septic System Design Look-up--Maine.gov


Building Permit Fees:

Residential:

Cost of Improvement       Fee Amount
$0--$5,000      $10
$5,001--$35,000      $15
$35,001--$75,000      $30
$75,001--$99,999     $55
$100,000 and over     $2 for every $1,000 cost of construction