ANNOUNCEMENTS

VETERANS DAY
The Town of Owls Head will be closed on Monday, November 11, 2019 in observance of Veteran's Day.  We will reopen on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 8:00 A.M.

Dog licenses 
2020 dog licenses will be available starting October 15, 2019.  Deadline to register your dog is December 31, 2019.

Owls Head Town Office will be CLOSED on Monday October 14, 2019 to observe Indigenous Peoples Day (Columbus Day).  We will reopen on Tueday October 15, 2019 at 8 AM.

2019/2020 PROPERTY TAXES

The first installment is due and payable October 8, 2019 and the interest will be charged at 8.00% annually on all accounts unpaid November 8, 2019.

New Animal Control Officer

The Town has appointed, William Demmons as the new Animal Control Officer. His phone number is 207-542-3057.

The Cemetery Committee

The Cemetery Committee is looking for new members. Please contact (594-7434) the Owls Head Town Office if you are interested.

2019 Mooring Fees
$50.00 Year Round Resident per year
$100.00 Non-Resident per year
(Year Round Resident of Owls Head)
Cemetery Committee Request

There are unidentified veterans in the Town's cemeteries and the Cemetery Committee would appreciate your help finding them. If you have a relative who is a veteran or know of a veteran who is buried in one of the Town’s cemeteries who doesn’t have a veteran’s marker or whose headstone doesn’t have veteran identification, please notify William Gay at 594-2302 and the Cemetery Committee will make sure that these veterans will be recognized in the future. They’ve earned that honor and respect.

FAQ’s

Address & Phone Number of Town Office

Physical Address:
Town of Owls Head • 224 Ash Point Drive
Owls Head, ME  04854
207-594-7434 • Fax 207-594-7598
Mailing Address:
Town of Owls Head • 224 Ash Point Drive
Owls Head, ME  04854

CASH AND CHECK ONLY AT THE TOWN OFFICE!

Emergency Numbers
Dial 911 or 207-596-6552
Fire Chief, Frank Ross:  207-594-4076
Animal Control Officer, William Demmons:  207-542-3057

Boat & Boat Trailer Registrations

Contact:  Susan Wilson, Tax Collector @ Town Office.  207-594-7434.
E-mail: townclerk@owlshead.maine.gov

Harbor Questions:  Adam Philbrook, Harbor Master  207-595-8220

ALL DOCUMENTED BOATS MUST PAY EXCISE TAX

Required for New Boat Registrations:  Bill of sale, Maine registration numbers.  State sales tax on purchase price of boat will be collected on private sales.  Maine dealerships collect sales tax at time of purchase. Must have serial number.

Required for Boat Renewals:  All boat registrations expire on December 31st yearly.  Excise tax is computed on the boat’s age and length.  The Inland Fisheries fees are based on the horsepower of the motor. Must have last registration.

Required for New Boat Trailer Registrations:  Go to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Rockland Branch, 212 New County Road, Rockland, ME, 207-596-2255.

Required for Boat Trailer Renewals:  Last year’s registration.

Dog Licenses

Contact:  Susan Wilson, Town Clerk @ Town Office, 207-594-7434.
E-mail:  townclerk@owlshead.maine.gov

Available at Town Office starting October 15th
Required for New License:   Dog’s current Maine rabies certificate & spay or neutering certificates.

Required for Renewal:  License your dog for the new year before January 1st.
A $25.00 late fee will be charged if not paid by February 1st.
Please bring a current rabies certificate

Hunting & Fishing Licenses

Contact:  Susan Wilson, Town Clerk @ Town Office, 207-594-7434.
E-mail:  townclerk@owlshead.maine.gov

Required for New License:  Must be a resident of Maine for at least 3 months.

Required for Renewal:  Bring evidence of a previous hunting (or archery) license or a  Safe Hunter’s Card.

Marriage License

Contact:  Susan Wilson,  Town Clerk @ Town Office, 207-594-7434
E-mail:  townclerk@owlshead.maine.gov

We issue them if you are an Owls Head Resident or if both Bride & Groom reside outside of Maine.  Please call and make sure that the Town Clerk is in when you are ready.  We do not process these after 3:00 PM.

You will need Photo ID’s, certified copies of last divorce decree or death certificate of former spouse if applicable.

You’ll need to know your mother’s madiden names, the State or Country your parents were born in, your Officiant’s Name, Address, Phone Number and the Date of the Wedding.

The Licenseis only good for three months.  If its not used in that time frame, it is voided and you’ll need to fill out the paperwork again.

Mooring Permits

Contact:  Susan Wilson,  Town Clerk @ Town Office, 207-594-7434
E-mail:  townclerk@owlshead.maine.gov

Questions:   Adam Philbrook, Harbor Master 207-595-8220

Required for New Permit Application:  Complete & sign attached Mooring Permit Application.

Permit fee
$50.00 Year Round Resident per year
$100.00 Non-Resident per year
(Year Round Resident of Owls Head)

Required for Renewal:  All renewals are due by June 30th every year.

Post Office

Address:  5 Main Street
Owls Head, Maine 04854
TEL: 1-800-275-8777
Monday through Friday:  Window – 7:30 am to 9:30 am and 2:15 pm to 4:15 pm
Monday through Friday:  Lobby – 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday:  Window – 8:30 am to 11:00 am
Saturday:  Lobby – 7:30 am to 11:00 am

Property Tax

Contact:  Susan Wilson, Tax Collector @ Town Office, 207-594-7434.
E-mail:  townclerk@owlshead.maine.gov

Real Estate and Personal Property Tax can be paid in full or in two installments.

The first installment is due by October 8, 2019.  Interest at 8% will be charged on any balances due as of November 8, 2019.

The second installment is due by March 13, 2020.  Interest at 8% still be charged on any balances due as of April 13, 2020.

Vehicle Excise Tax & Registrations

Contact:  Susan Wilson, Tax Collector @ Town Office, 207-594-7434.
E-mail:  townclerk@owlshead.maine.gov

Required for New Registration:   Payment of excise tax is required on all vehicles in the town of residence before vehicle registration.   Only if vehicle has be purchased from a Maine licensed dealer.  Items needed at time of registration:

  • Monroney Label or window sticker
  • Blue copy of the title application
  • previous registration of the vehicle traded or sold which plates are being transferred.
  • Proof of insurance.
  • Current mileage.
  • Required for Renewal:  Previous registration, proof of insurance and current mileage.

ATVs & Snowmobiles Registrations

Contact:  Susan Wilson, Tax Collector @ Town Office, 207-594-7434.
E-mail:  townclerk@owlshead.maine.gov

Required for New Registration:  A bill of sale, a 5.5% sales tax on the purchase price will be collected on private sales (dealerships collect sales tax at time of purchase).  The ATV registration fee is $45.00 plus $2.00 agent fee.  The snowmobile registration fee is $45.00 plus $2.00 agent fee.

Required for Renewal:  The ATV renewal fee is $45.00 plus $1.00 agent fee.  The snowmobile renewal fee is $45.00 plus $1.00 agent fee.

Voter Registration

Contact:  Eleanor Stone, Registrar of Voters @ Town Office.  207-594-7434.
E-mail: secretary@owlshead.maine.gov

Alternate Contact:  Susan Wilson, Deputy Registrar of Voters
E-mail:  townclerk@owlshead.maine.gov

Required for New Registration:   Maine drivers license and current bill listing your address in Owls Head.

You can register to vote at any time of the year (including Election Day) at the Owls Head Town Office.  The Town Office is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, from 8:00 am to
5:00 pm.

Waste Disposal

Bulk Waste Disposal (Stump Dump & Yard Waste)

224 Ash Point Drive
Owls Head, ME  04854
Open:  Wednesday & Saturdays
8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Transfer Station (Solid Waste & Recycled Waste)

34 Buttermilk Lane
Thomaston, ME  04861
207-594-0748
Open:  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Click here for Fees & Guidelines
  
Stickers are available for sale at the OHST Transfer Station for $15.00 and are valid from January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2020.  Must show proof of residency.

Town Office

Physical Address:
Town of Owls Head
224 Ash Point Drive
Owls Head, ME 04854
207-594-7434
Fax 207-594-7598

Mailing Address:
Town of Owls Head
224 Ash Point Drive
Owls Head, ME 04854

Cash or check only

Office Hours
Monday 8 am – 5 pm
Tuesday 8 am – 5 pm
Wednesday 8 am – 5 pm
Thursday Closed
Friday 8 am – 5 pm
Quick Contacts

Secretary:

Eleanor Stone

EMAIL

Tax Collector:

Susan Wilson

EMAIL

Town Clerk:

Susan Wilson

EMAIL

Treasurer:

Pamela Curtis

EMAIL

Holidays 2019

New Year's
January 1

Martin Luther King Day
January 21

President’s Day
February 18

Patriot’s Day
April 15

Memorial Day
May 27 

Independence Day
July 4- 5

Labor Day
September 2

Columbus Day
October 14

Veteran’s Day
November 11

Thanksgiving
November 28-29

Christmas
December 24 1/2 day
December 25

Contact Us

Physical Address:
Town of Owls Head
224 Ash Point Drive
Owls Head, ME 04854
207-594-7434
Fax 207-594-7598

Mailing Address:
Town of Owls Head
224 Ash Point Drive
Owls Head, ME 04854

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