Street Addressing E911

Street Number

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  • All residential and commercial properties must display their street number in a conspicuous location on the front of your home or business.
  • Numbers shall be of a color that contrasts with their background color and shall be a minimum of four(4) inches in height.
  • Numbers shall be located to be visible from the road in any direction of travel at all times of year.
  • Where the residence or structure is over fifty(50) feet from the edge of the road right-of-way or is otherwise not visible from the road right-of-way, the assigned number shall be displayed on a post, fence, wall, or mailbox at the property line adjacent to the walk or access drive to the residence or structure.

For more information, you may view the Street Addressing Ordinance (PDF).

Street Naming

Street naming is required for all roads that access two or more residences.

For more information regarding addressing, visit the State of Maine Emergency Services Communication Bureau.