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Office of Code Enforcement

Link to Madawaska's Tax / Assessing Database Tax Maps

Please download the forms from our Permit Applications Forms Page and Email, mail or drop off at our office.

Denise Duperré, CEO
Phone: (207) 728-3612
Fax: (207) 728-3611
Don Dechaine, LPI
Phone: (207) 200-5491
Fax: (207) 728-3611
Monday-Tuesday          8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday-Thurs        8:00 AM - Noon
Friday                                  By Appointment Only
By Appointment Only

To schedule an appointment, contact the CEO a few days prior of date and time.

Contact Information
328 St. Thomas Street, Suite 101
Madawaska, ME 04756
Phone: (207) 728-6351

Permit Applications CLICK HERE

Dig Safe - Call 811 or Visit the website HERE


  Health Officer
Kris Albert
Phone: (207) 728-6126

Land Use Ordinances & State Laws 

Madawaska Land Use Ordinance
Madawaska Shoreland Ordinance
Madawaska Ordinances
State of Maine Statutes concerning building codes 

Maine Uniform Building & Energy Codes (MUBEC) Administrative Procedures 

National Fire Protection Act (NFPA) Codes & Standards

State of Maine Electrical Inspector

About Us
Code Enforcement Office is responsible for the administration of the Madawaska's Land Use and Shoreland Zoning Ordinances, State's Internal Plumbing and Wastewater Codes. 
This office maintains updated information on the town's website including permit forms, zoning, floodplain, building and shoreland information. 
The Code Enforcement Office ensures that basic levels of public safety, health, and welfare are maintained as they are affected by Land Use and Development by Madawaska's ordinances; by State of Maine building construction and maintenance codes, and administers all Town adopted ordinances and applicable State adopted Planning and Land Use Statutes, and Maine laws on plumbing and subsurface wastewater management.
All renovations, additions, remodeling, internal plumbing and subsurface wastewater (septic systems), land use activities, etc., whether residential or commercial, must follow Town and State codes, statutes and ordinances and be permitted by the Madawaska Code Enforcement Office. State Fire Marshall, State Electrical Inspector and local licensed plumbing inspector have authority on some building codes by state statutes.

To get started on a new project or renovations/additions for your house or business, or any land use activity, please contact the Code Enforcement Officer at the Town Office (207)728-6351 or pick up a land use or building application at the Madawaska Town Office or find an application on our Permit Application Forms page. 
Contact the plumbing inspector for permitting of internal plumbing and any subsurface questions you may have.
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