FAQs

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

Emergency Numbers

Dial 911 or 207-596-6552

Fire Chief, Frank Ross:  207-594-4076

Animal Control Officer, Gordon Poland:  207-594-8063

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

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.

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. 

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.

Mooring Permits

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

Questions:   Jeffrey Labrozzi, Harbor Master

Required for New Permit Application:  Complete & sign attached Mooring Permit Application.  Permit fee is $25.00. 

Required for Renewal:  All renewals are due by June 30th every year.  The renewal fee is $25.00.

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 7, 2016.  Interest at 7% will be charged on any balances due as of November 7, 2016.

The second installment is due by March 15, 2017.  Interest at 7% still be charged on any balances due as of April 14, 2017.

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
    • Green sales tax form
    • 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% 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 $33.00 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 $33.00 plus $1.00 agent fee.  The snowmobile renewal fee is $45.00 plus $1.00 agent fee.

Voter Registration

Contact:  Heather-Rae Steeves, 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
A current Blue sticker displayed is required in order to dump. 
Stickers are available for sale at the Town Office for $15.00 and are valid from January 1, 2017 thru December 31, 2018.

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