Code Enforcement


Benjamin Torres

21 Water Street                                                    Code Enforcement Picture
Houlton, Maine 04730

Telephone: (207) 532-7111
Fax: (207) 532-1304
E-mail the Code Enforcement Officer


State laws mandate the following codes and standards apply to Houlton under the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code Act (MUBEC).

  • 2015 International Building Code (IBC)
  • 2015 International Residential Code (IRC)
  • 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
  • 2015 International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
  • Energy Standard ASHRAE 90.1-2013
  • Residential Ventilation Standard ASHRAE 62.2-2013
  • Commercial Ventilation Standard ASHRAE 62.1-2013
  • Residential Radon Standard ASTM E 1465-08

For more information please visit: Department of Public Safety – Bureau of Building Codes & Standards  or Office of State Fire Marshal


Tiny Homes – Code and Land Use Standards

Downtown Sidewalk Snow & Ice Removal

Shoreland Zoning Ordinance


Space and Height Requirements

Apply for a Building Permit

Apply for a sign permit

Permit Fee Schedule

Zoning Copy of Land Use Chart

Apply for a Shoreland Zoning Permit

Application for Administrative Appeal – Variance

Septic System Permit Search