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Fire permits can be obtained by going to the Maine Forest Service website. There is a fee of $7.00 per day. The Orono Fire Department cannot issue fire permits at the Orono Public Safety building.
The Town Office is open M-W, 8:00-4:30, 10:00-6:00 Th, and 8:00-2:00 F. This includes the Front Desk, Code Enforcement, Assessing, Planning, Economic Development, and the Town Manager's Office.
Contact us Mon-Fri during business hours, and the request will be fulfilled based on current laws regarding access to public records, fees apply according to Town of Orono fee schedule.
Go to our website - http://orono.org/190/Police-Department - click on "Crime Watch" and submit the information. NOTE: this is not monitored 24 hours a day, if there is an issue that needs to be addressed immediately, please call 911 and tell the dispatcher that you'd like to remain anonymous.
Yes, please see Jessica at the Public Safety building. We issue a limited number of permits (costs based on current Fee Schedule) for posted areas in the municipal lot behind the Public Safety Building, and the posted parking spots at the Public Library.
Daily Overnight Parking Ban
The Town of Orono has a parking ban from November 1 to April 15 each year. Motor vehicles must be parked in off-street locations between 12AM (midnight) and 8AM.
Winter Storm Response Parking Ban
During a winter weather event and subsequent cleanup, vehicles are required to be parked off-street to allow for snow removal. If owners/users of motor vehicles do not comply, vehicles in violation of the ordinance may be towed. Vehicles may continue to park in designated parking spaces along Mill Street and in Municipal Parking Lots (Pine Street, Bennoch Road, Mill Street, and behind the Public Safety Building on Main Street) until 2AM.
Sewer payments can be made in one of two ways. In-person payments can be made at the counter in the Town Clerk's Office downstairs in the Town Office at 59 Main Street. Online payments can be made at https://epayment.informe.org/payportonline/disclaimer/1943.
The Town's abatement policy, including valid reasons for an abatement, can be found here. Please see the Town Clerk's Office desk downstairs at the Town Office at 59 Main Street to get an abatement application.