The Code Enforcement Officer's assistant inspecting the foundation of a building

Welcome to the Codes Enforcement Office

About Us

The Code Enforcement Office is responsible for the administration of the Topsham Zoning Ordinance chapter 225, NEC-70 Electrical Code, State Internal Plumbing and Wastewater Codes, and the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code (MUBEC). The office maintains updated information on the Town website including permit forms, Zoning, Floodplain, and Shoreland ordinances, and building information. The office is always willing to help with any questions.


Please download the forms from our Permit Application Forms page and email, mail, or drop them off at our office.


Permit Fees can be mailed to the Town Hall attention codes office, dropped at our office, or processed online using the Miscellaneous Payments section at