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.

Fire Department

Emergency Number 911 or 596-6552
Business Number: 596-7167

Frank Ross, Fire Chief, 594-4076

Donald Pierce, Deputy Fire Chief
John Gamage, Assistant Fire Chief

The Owls Head Fire Department has 28 members, which includes fire fighters, emergency medical technicians and fire police. The department presently responds with five apparatus. A mini and a midi pumper, two pumper/tankers and a pumper/support truck. The department is a member of the Knox County Mutual Aid Association in which the 17 member towns support each other with equipment and personnel in cases of emergency.

Business Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 6:30 pm.

Drills are conducted on the third Monday of each month at 6:30 pm, and by special announcement.

Active members are required to attend training sessions, both by law and for their own safety.

Outdoor Fires

All outdoor fires regardless of size require a written burning permit on their person. Fires for cooking, warming, burning brush, grass, debris or incinerators fall into this category. Permits are issued free of charge by the Town Fire Warden or Deputy Warden.

For information on burning or to obtain a burning permit call the following people:

Frank Ross, Town Warden 594-4076

Burning is permitted at the following times with a written permit:

After 5:00 pm unless raining or snow covered ground and other wind conditions.

All burning permits are issued the day of the burn and are dependent upon the wind and weather conditions, time of day, length of burn, materials being burned, the number of fire permits issued for that day, and the number of personnel available in town.

911 Building Numbering

Dear Building Owner of Owls Head;

The following are instructions for the new Enhanced 911 house and rural mail delivery numbering. The reason for the change is, of course, so that responders can find your residence in case of an emergency.

All owners of structures shall place the number assigned to that structure within sixty (60) days of the official notice date of October 1, 1999. Assigned numbers shall be posted in the following manner:

a. Number on the Structure or Residence. Where the residence or structure is within fifty (50) feet of the edge of the road right-of-way, the assigned number shall be displayed on the front (facing that road) of the residence or structure near the entry door.

b. Number at the Street Line. Where the residence or structure is over fifty (50) feet from the road right-of-way, the assigned number shall be displayed on a post, fence, wall, mail box, or on some structure at the property line next to the walk or access drive to the residence or structure. Note – lf a mail box is being used to post an address point. The mail box shall be the only one present and shall be on the same side of the road as the residence or structure. Numbers shall be four (4) inches minimum in height.

 b.1. For Rural Mail Delivery. If mail is delivered by rural carrier the mail box owner or person responsible shall also place their house number (and street name if the box is off premise) on his/her mail box.  Note – HC or HCR numbers will no longer be used.

c. Size and Color of Numbers. Numbers shall be displayed in a contrasting color and a minimum of four (4) inches in height, six (6) inch preferred, bold block type, and shall be plainly visible from the road when approaching from either direction. Note – in most cases brass, gold, silver or chrome numbers are not acceptable unless on very dark or black backgrounds. Reflective material is highly recommended.

c.l. Numbers and road names on mail boxes not being used for building identification are not required to be four (4) inch in height. [off premise and/or multiple mail boxes]

d. Every person whose duty it is to display the assigned numbers shall remove any and all different numbers that might be mistaken for, or confused with, the numbers assigned in conformance with this ordinance.

e. Interior Location. All residents and other occupants are requested to post the assigned numbers and road name next to their telephone for emergency reference.

New Construction. Whenever any residence or other structure is constructed or developed it shall be the responsibility of the new owner to obtain an assigned number from the Owls Head Fire Dept. [Chief Frank Ross @ 207-594-4076]. Numbers shall be posted before occupancy of the building takes place.

911 Road Street Map

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

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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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