ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Town of Owls Head will be closed on Monday May 30, 2022, in observance of Memorial Day.  We will resume our regular hours on Tuesday May 31, 2022.

ATTENTION OWLS HEAD RESIDENTS
Effective May 12, 2022, the Owls Head Town Office with be opening at 1 pm on Thursdays.  We will resume regular operating hours in the unforeseen future.  Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER HOURS:
Starting the week of October 4, 2021, the new hours will be Monday from 3 pm to 5 pm and Thursdays from 1:30 pm to 5 pm.

OWLS HEAD TOWN OFFICE
As of October 1, 2021, our Town Office days and hours will be changing.  We will be open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 1 pm to 5 pm.  We are closed on Friday.

RAPID RENEWAL
We finally have the capability of registering your vehicles online.  Please use the link below to start the process:
http://www1.maine.gov/online/bmv/rapid-renewal/
Once you've completed it, the registration and stickers will be mailed to you from the State

THE CONSERVATION COMMISSION 
Has a page on the Town's Website where you can learn about its mission, membership, news, and events, and an inventory of the Town's parks, public lands, and walking trails, and their features.  Click on "Community" and then "Conservation Commission".

OWLS HEAD VILLAGE LIBRARY
The Library will be open on Wednesdays, from 4 pm to 7 pm, and Saturdays, from 10 am to 2 pm.  Pat Stephen is the Librarian.

The Cemetery Committee
The Cemetery Committee is looking for new members. Please contact (207) 594-7434 at the Owls Head Town Office if you are interested.

2022 Mooring Fees Renewals are due by JULY 1st EACH YEAR
$50.00 Year-Round Resident per year
(Year-Round Resident of Owls Head)
$100.00 Non-Resident per year

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

Cash, Check or Credit Card (2.5% fee on credit cards)

Office Hours

Monday - 8:00 to 5:00

Tuesday - 8:00 to 5:00

Wednesday - 8:00 to 5:00

Thursday - 8:00 to 5:00

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday - Closed

Quick Contacts

Administrative Assistant:

EMAIL

Tax Collector:
Eleanor Stone
EMAIL

Town Clerk:
Eleanor Stone
EMAIL

Treasurer:
Pamela Curtis
EMAIL

Holidays 2022

New Year's Day
December 31

Martin Luther King Day
January 17

President’s Day
February 21

Patriot’s Day
April 18

Memorial Day
May 31

Independence Day
July 4

Labor Day
September 5

Indigenous People Day
October 10

Veteran’s Day
November 10

Thanksgiving
November 24

Christmas
December 26

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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