Welcome To Winthrop 

Where We Play Outside

Code Enforcement

Mark Arsenault

Code Enforcement Officer

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Town of Winthrop

17 Highland Avenue

Winthrop, Maine 04364

Phone #207-377-7200 ext 427

Email: marsenault@winthropmaine.org


Building permits, plumbing permits and applications before the Planning Board and Board of Appeals can be obtained at the Code's office.

When is a Building Permit Needed

5.2.    Building or Use Permit


5.2.1.   After the enactment of this Ordinance, no building shall be erected, altered, enlarged, demolished or moved in the Town of Winthrop without a written permit granted by the Coded Enforcement Officer.  However, no permit shall be required for repairs or improvements not involving structural changes when the reasonable cost thereof is less than one thousand (1,000) dollars, nor when the structure or use is specifically exempted from permits by State law.  Where additions, alterations, or improvements involve structural changes, ingress, egress, or sanitary facilities, a permit is required regardless of the amount of cost thereof
Town Office - 17 Highland Avenue, Winthrop, Maine 04364