What can we do to help you with your project? We believe that getting your permit should be the easy part. After all, once you have your permit, that’s when the real work starts. The following permits are in PDF format. If you need help, call please call our Code Enforcement Officer at 207-403-3306, or at the office by calling 207-794-3372. He can walk you through the permitting process and even help you prepare for the Planning Board, if necessary. The Planning Board meets on the third Monday of every month.
Planning Board Meetings are the third Monday of the month, if there is a Holiday it’s moved to the 4th. Untill further notice all Planning Board meetings start at 6:00pm and held in the council chambers.
Next Meeting will be Monday May 16 at 6:00pm. You can view the PB-Agenda-05-16-2016
Please go to http://www.maine.gov/dps/bbcs/ for full free view of MUBEC.
MUBEC still remains as:
A. Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code”MUBEC” consists of the following codes:
2009 International Residential Code (IRC)
2009 International Building Code (IBC)
2009 International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
What R-Values should I insulate to?
Foundation systems should be four feet (4′) minimum below grade to protect from frost.
Exterior Wall: R-21
Floor over basement/crawl space: R-20
Basement Wall: R-11
What size does a bedroom egress window have to be?
Every sleeping room shall have at least one (1) operable window or exterior door approved for emergency egress or rescure. The units must be operable from inside to a full clear opening without the use of seprate tools. Where a window is provided as a means of egress or rescure, they shall have a sill height of not more than 44″ above the floor.
Must have a clear net opening of 5.7 sq.ft. net clear opening height of 24″ net clear opening width of 20″
Does my Mobile Home require tie downs?
Any used single or double wide that is owner occupied is not required to have tie downs. Any new (never been occupied) from a mobile home dealer is required to have a slab foundation and tie downs.