Mon: Closed

Tue: 8:00 - 12:00

Wed: 8:00 - 12:00

Thu: 3:00 - 7:00

Fri: 8:00 - 12:00

1st & 3rd Sat: 8:00 - 12:00

*Closed all State & Federal Holidays*


Palermo, Maine 04354

TEL: (207) 993-2296

FAX: (207) 993-2938





Time is running out to register your dog before late fees go into effect!

2016 Dog Licenses expired December 31, 2016

There is a grace period until January 31, 2017, but late fees go into effect February 1, 2017, $25 per dog, which cannot be waived.

Proof of rabies and spay/neuter certificate are required to register dogs, unless information is already on file.

Fees are $6 for spayed/neutered dogs and $11 for unaltered dogs.

Contact the Town Clerk for more information or if you no longer own your dog (993-2296 or )

Renewals can be done in person, by mail, or online at

   11/8/2016: 2016 Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for the Municipality of Palermo passed 410-407(57 Blank) Copies are available at the Town Office or click here to view                                         * 2016 Shoreland Zoning Ordinance for the Town of Palermo*

Click to View: *11/8/2016 Election Results-Town of Palermo*


The Palermo Grange has reopened access to Branch Pond, effective Nov. 1, 2016

Purchase hunting/fishing license online here


If you need a Fire/Burn permit, either contact the Fire Warden or go online to



 From the Directors of Tri-County Solid Waste Management Organization:

 *Effective August 15, 2016, the price of bags for use at the Tri-County Transfer Station will increase: Regular Size from $1.50 each to $2.00*


*Trash Update: Palermo will continue with Tri-County through December 31, 2016, therefore starting with the Town of China effective January 1, 2017.   Decals and bags are available as of  December 14, 2016. 2 sizes of bags, $2.00(3o gallon) or $10 bundle of 5  and $1.25(15 gallon) or $10 bundle of 8.*


6/14/2016 Municipal Election Results: RSU #12 Budget Validation : #1 Yes-161, No-49, #2 Yes-147, No-61

Special Town Vote: Waste Management; To enter into Solid Waste Disposal Agreement with Town of China, Yes-203, No-17


Official Election Results:  6/14/16 State Primary, RSU #12 Budget, Municipal Waste Mgmt  *click here to view*



Click here: Proposed State of Maine Shoreland Zoning Changes(1/26/2015)



**Effective February 1st, 2016 the new Town Office Hours are- Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 8am-12pm,

Thursday: 3-7pm, and the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month: 8am-12pm**

We are closed all State and Federal Holidays 



As of January 7, 2016, Selectmen Meetings will start at 6pm instead of 6:30pm


            Consumer Alert: protect yourself from IRS scams, etc.   please check out the Maine Attorney General-Common Consumer Scams at:


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                                     The Updated Floodplain Management Ordinance was recently passed at the annual Town Meeting, on March 14, 2015.  Copies are available at the Town Office and to view online.

link: proposed updated Floodplain Management Ordinance 2015


                                                                             click here to view:County Tax Comparision FY2014-2015 for Waldo County




Interested in the  results from the 11/3/2015 General Referendum Election? click here

Click here to see Palermo's results for 11/4/2014








Like the Town of Palermo on facebook and learn what is going on! Click on the picture to visit the page.



Time Warner Cable Update

Call TWC and get connected. 1 800-892-2253 or online

May 2014 Update from Time Warner Cable:  

The coverage map shows the areas Time Warner is going to build highlighted in yellow.  Time Warner will be servicing all standard drop customers within 300’ of Time Warner's plant. 

Please click HERE to view the proposed coverage map.






Palermo Volunteer Fire Dept, Inc.

Palermo Volunteer Fire Dept Inc,

Is accepting New Members.

Meetings are the 1st Wednesday of the Month at 7pm at the Palermo Fire Station.

Please feel welcome to stop by for more information.

Palermo Food Pantry

Palermo Food Pantry is Open to Palermo Residents every Tuesday at 11:00am at the Palermo Community Center located on the Turner Ridge Rd( Across from the Ball Field).

For more Information please contact Peter Nerber 993-2225 or Connie Bellet 993-2294