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Code Enforcement Office

Code Enforcement Officer: Devin Parent     Phone: (207) 868-2886     Email

Local Plumbing Inspector: Brandon Saucier

Welcome to the Van Buren Code Enforcement Office page. Our mission is to promote and maintain a safe, healthy, and attractive living environment for the residents of the Town of Van Buren, Maine, and surrounding communities.

The Code Enforcement Office is responsible for administering and enforcing local and state codes, ordinances, and regulations that pertain to building construction, land use, zoning, and environmental protection. Our dedicated team of professionals is committed to working with residents, business owners, and developers to ensure compliance and uphold the highest standards of safety and quality within our community.

Some of the key responsibilities of the Code Enforcement Office include:

  • Issuing building permits and certificates of occupancy
  • Conducting inspections for new construction, renovations, and property maintenance
  • Investigating complaints related to code violations and taking corrective action when necessary
  • Providing guidance and assistance with zoning and land use regulations
  • Enforcing environmental protection rules and regulations

The Van Buren Code Enforcement Office works closely with other town departments, such as the Planning Board and the Board of Appeals, to ensure coordinated and comprehensive enforcement of local regulations. We are dedicated to providing prompt, courteous, and professional service to our community, ensuring that Van Buren remains a great place to live, work, and visit.

For more information about the Van Buren Code Enforcement Office, including permit applications, zoning and land use regulations, and code enforcement resources, please explore the resources on this page or contact us directly.

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Document Center

The Document Center provides easy access to public documents. Click on one of the categories below to see related documents or use the search function.

Categories always sorted by seq (sub-categories sorted within each category)
Documents sorted by SEQ in Ascending Order within category

Ordinances6 documents

  • Land Use Ordinance
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    Land Use Ordinance
  • Shoreland Zoning Ordinance
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  • Zoning Maps
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  • Land Use Chart
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  • Dimensional Requirements Table
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  • Schedule of Fees
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Applications6 documents

  • Certificate of Occupancy
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  • Plumbing Application
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  • Subsurface Wastewater Application
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  • Land Use Application
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  • Volunteer Committee Application
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  • Variance Petition Request
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