Featured: Planning and Development

On June 2, 2020, the City Council conducted a first reading of ORDINANCE #21-19/20, which provides relief from impacts associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, including allowing the Planning Division to issue permits for temporary outdoor services. Click here to apply for temporary outdoor services for your business. Read More

Online Services
The City offers many services that can be done online or over the phone. If you are not feeling well, please do not enter public buildings and consider taking advantage of the online services or giving us a call. For general assistance, please call us at (207) 767-3201. Read More
Elections & Voter Registration
The State of Maine Primary and Municipal School Budget Validation Referendum will be held on July 14, 2020. You may click here to request your absentee ballot or call us at (207) 767-3201 to request your ballot be mailed to you. Ballots will be mailed as soon as they are available, around June 12. Read More
COVID-19 Hardship Small Business Grant
The City of South Portland COVID-19 Hardship Small Business Grant Program application is now available online. This program was created to provide financial assistance to South Portland small businesses impacted by COVID-19. The maximum grant award is $2,000. Read More

To see all scheduled City Committee Meetings visit the Calendar

City Council meetings, School Board meetings, and Planning Board meetings, and certain City committee meetings will continue to be live-streamed and available online via SPC-TV and on TV Channel 1301. 

IN PERSON MEETINGS: For the Week of July 6
All participants must practice safe social distancing and wear masks. 

07-06   Pest Management Advisory Committee - Bug Light
07-08   Bike/Pedestrian Committee - Millcreek Park

REMOTE MEETINGS: For the Week of July 6

The following meetings will be held remotely ONLY via Zoom, not in-person; please click on link for instructions.  

To join & participate in remote meetings:
For all meetings, you may participate by following the directions on the posted agenda to join the Zoom meeting by phone or computer.  To indicate your wish to speak during the meeting, please press *9 (if joining by phone) or use the "Raise Hand" feature if joining by computer (found under the "Participants" button in the lower panel).  If you are having any technical difficulties during the meeting, use the Chat feature or press *9 to alert the meeting host.   Members of the public will not have the ability to share their screen or turn on their cameras, so members of the meeting will not be able to see you, but they will be able to hear you.


07-06   Clean Air Advisory Committee
07-06   Conservation Commission

07-07   City Council Meeting (PDF)
07-08   Fertilizer Ordinance Group
07-08   Ad hoc Senior Steering Implementation Committee
07-08   Planning Board
07-09   Board of Harbor Commissioner - Public Hearing



South Portland City Hall
25 Cottage Road
South Portland, ME 04106
(207) 767-3201

Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
8:00am to 4:30pm



Watch live and archived city meetings online.

All city offices, including Public Works and the Transfer Facility, will be closed on the following dates:

January 1 (New Year's Day)
January 20 (Martin Luther King Jr Day)
February 17 (Presidents' Day)
April 20 (Patriots Day)
May 25 (Memorial Day)
July 3 (Independence Day)
September 7 (Labor Day)
October 12 (Indigenous Peoples' Day)
November 11 (Veterans Day)
November 26 (Thanksgiving Day)
November 27 (Day after Thanksgiving)
December 25 (Christmas)

NOTICE: Under Maine's Freedom of Access (“Right to Know”) law, documents - including e-mail - in the possession of public officials about city business are classified as public records. This means if anyone asks to see it, we are required to provide it. There are very few exceptions. We welcome citizen comments and want to hear from our residents, but please keep in mind that what you write in an e-mail is not private and could show up in the local newspaper.


2020 City Construction Projects