Welcome to Paris, Maine!

The Paris Town Office will be returning to regular business hours starting Monday, June 1st. Hours will be 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

The town will be following the CDC guidelines, requiring that people remain six feet apart and only three residents at a time will be allowed at the front counter area.  Residents can enter at the front of the building on Main Street side, there will be signs in the back parking lot directing you around the building. We strongly recommend for residents to wear masks. Online services are still available as well. Information is below or you may call with any questions.

**No public restrooms at this time**

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Applications can be found online at the link below.

Update regarding COVID-19 3/30/2020

We will update with any further information as we receive it.

All social gatherings/meetings at Town buildings have been cancelled until further notice (Selectmen Meetings included).

Most transactions can be done online. Here are some links for available online services.

Click here for watercraft, snowmobile and ATV information and links to Maine online registration services. Also for Hunting/Fishing licenses.

Click here to pay your property taxes on-line.

There are Temporary Registration Letters for private sale vehicles, as well as some GA Applications in our newspaper box by the back entrance.

There is also a Drop-Box for tax payments/GA Applications to the right of the door on the parking lot side.

General Assistance

General Assistance can be reached by calling the temporary work cell phone at 207-461-5873 (please leave a voicemail if no answer), or email deputyclerk@parismaine.org.

Please fill out the 3 forms below for General Assistance. The Application for General Assistance (Fillable PDF), Client Release of Information, and Questionnaire would all need to be filled out and emailed to deputyclerk@parismaine.org, dropped in the drop box at the Town Office, or faxed to 207-743-6718.

If you leave a GA application in the drop box please call 207-461-5873 and let us know so we can pick it up as soon as possible.

Nomination papers will be available March 9, 2020 for the following positions:

2 Openings for Selectmen for a 3 year term
2 Openings for RSU/SAD #17 Directors for a 3 year term
2 Openings for PUD Trustees for a 3 year term

The deadline for filing with the clerk is April 13, 2020 at 4:30 pm.

Anyone interested in placing their name on the
Town Meeting Ballot needs to take out nomination papers.

Solar Panel Owners

If you own a solar panel, please come into the Town Office before April 1st. The State Legislature has created a solar panel exemption for taxes (similar to the homestead exemption). Previously, no taxes were assessed on solar panels, but all towns statewide will begin taxing solar panels next tax year. If you want to not be taxed on your solar panel(s), please contact the tax assessor for the exemption form.



Full-time Attendant for Transfer Station

37 hours per week (Must be available Saturdays 8-4 and Sundays 8-1)

Valid Maine Driver’s License required. Tractor trailer and snowplowing experience helpful/preferred. Absolute willingness to learn, train, and job shadow. Pay to commensurate with experience. Applications available at Transfer Station Tues., Wed., Fri., Sat. 8-4, Sun. 8-1

FMI contact: Nancy Lee Piper 743-8518 or npsw39@gmail.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Town of Paris


The Town of Paris is accepting applications for a part-time assessor (25 to 30 hours weekly). The town has approximately 2800 real estate and 170 personal property parcels. Paris is a fiscal year town of approximately 5183. The applicant must be a Certified Maine Assessor with a minimum of five years experience with any combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities, and working knowledge of state statutes governing assessment of property taxes.

Email or mail cover letter and resume to: manager@parismaine.org or

Town of Paris, Attn: Town Manager

33 Market Square, South Paris, Maine 04281

Deadline for Resumes is Friday, February 7, 2020

The Town of Paris is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 Dog registrations

are due by January 31, 2020! Late fees will be applied starting February 1, 2020.


To allow for winter snow removal, it will be unlawful to leave an unattended vehicle on any and all public streets of Paris this shall also include the Town’s parking lot within the area of the Town Office, Police Station and Public Library between the hours of 11:00 pm and 7:00 am between November 15, 2019 and April 15, 2020. Vehicles left unattended during this time shall be towed away at owner’s expense.

The Town of Paris shall not be responsible for any damage to vehicles.

This is a standard practice of the Town.

Want to join the Ad-Hoc Committee?

The Town of Paris is looking for 5 residents to join the Ad-Hoc Policy & Procedure Committee.

Please feel free to contact the Town Office for more information.

2020 Tax Bills

The 3rd quarter payments for tax year 202 are due February 14, 2020.

The 2020 tax bills were mailed out the beginning of July 2019!

If you have not received your tax bill by now, please check with us at the Town Office since we’ve had quite a few bills returned to us in the mail.

If you haven’t gotten your copy of “Visit Paris Magazine” yet, here is an electronic version for you to check out: “Visit Paris” Magazine

  Paris Town Office
Open Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
33 Market Square, South Paris, Maine 04281
(207) 743-2501
(207) 743-6718 (fax) 
  Paris, Maine – the Heartbeat of the Hills – is nestled between the mountains and the Sebago lake area. Paris’ population per the 2012 census is 5,187. Our redesigned website provides fast and easy access to the Town of Paris’ municipal services, programs and events – with helpful answers to typical questions, detailed documents, downloadable forms, and plenty more. Whether you live here, do business here, or just want to find out more about Paris, we welcome you!  
 Online PaymentsClick here for motor vehicle information and links to Maine online registration services.

Click here for watercraft, snowmobile and ATV information and links to Maine online registration services.

For information as to how to pay your property taxes on-line Click here 

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