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A Building Permit is needed for, but not limited to, the following activities:
You do not need a Building Permit to do the following (always check with the Codes Office for approval):
Properties in the Village Review Zone will require village review board approval.
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Monday through Wednesday8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Please email the Director of Planning & Development, Matt Panfil, or call 207-725-6660, as cases may vary.
Please contact Codes Enforcement if you need assistance at 207-725-6660, or visit the office at 85 Union Street during normal business hours, Monday through Friday.
At this time we do not accept applications electronically. Please complete the applications by hand or electronically then sign, and deliver with the application fee to the Department of Planning and Development in person or by mail. Applications may also be emailed to Taylor Burdin and paid for over the phone by credit card. If you choose to go this route, please contact Taylor at 725-6660, ext. 4023 so she is aware that your application is coming and it is not disregarded as spam. Please be aware that credit cards are charged an additional 2.5% user fee.
Please download and complete the appropriate application, as each Major Development Review, Minor Development Review and Special Permit have different requirements. Please email Jared Woolston, Town Planner, or call 207-725-6660, for further details or to be placed on the Planning Board agenda, during normal business hours.
The Building Permit Application form (PDF) lists and explains all of the documentation required, including:
Brunswick, ME will require compliance with the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) starting on January 1, 2022 for all permits issued for new homes, renovations & additions. Some important new requirements to note:
There may be additional requirements based on the specific project, it is advised that you review the entire 2015 IECC code. Please contact the code office to discuss alternative methods of compliance or if you have any questions or concerns regarding the 2015 IECC
Please see the corresponding pages in the Planning and Development section of this website to download the applications needed, and to view meeting schedules and deadlines. For further details or to be placed on the agenda, please contact the Planning Office at 207-725-6660 or visit us during normal business hours.
Visit the Permits and Applications page to download the appropriate applications and read additional information.
To obtain a copy of your plot plan, go to the Town of Brunswick Geographic Information System (GIS) and do the following:
Please note that property lines may not be 100% accurate. For assistance, please call the Codes Enforcement Office at 207-725-6660 during normal business hours.
To determine the zone that the selected property is in, go to the Town of Brunswick Geographic Information System (GIS) and do the following:
Once you have determined your zone and wish to find information on use and dimensional/density requirements, please reference the Brunswick Zoning Ordinance or call the Codes Enforcement Office for assistance at 207-725-6660 during normal business hours.
To report a Code or Zoning Violation, please call the Code Enforcement Officer during normal business hours at 207-725-6660 or visit the Codes Office. You can also download a Complaint Report (PDF) for Codes Enforcement and drop it off at the office or mail to:Town of BrunswickDepartment of Planning and Development85 Union StreetBrunswick, ME 04011