The current Code Enforcement Officer (CEO) is Paul Soucy, available Tuesday & Thursday afternoons from 12:30 to 4:30, or by appointment. Contact the CEO by calling the Town Office @ 207-435-4361 or emailing  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  
Margaret Pierce, Alternate Code Enforcement Officer, is available only if the CEO is not. 

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. 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       Building Permit Application 
Portage Lake Shoreland Zoning Building Demolition Permit Application
Portage Lake FloodPlain Management Ordinance    Internal Plumbing Application
Portage Lake Land Use District Maps FAQ's about Septic Systems 
Portage Lake Land Use Chart
Portage Lake Land Use Dimensional Chart Septic System Design

Building Permit Fees:


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
Demo Permit App     $10