South Portland City Hall
25 Cottage Road | South Portland, ME 04106
Phone: (207) 767-3201 | Fax: (207) 767-7620
parking lot and elevator access available at rear entrance
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday | 8:00am to 4:30pm
The City Clerk's Office and Finance Office remain open until 6:00pm on Thursdays.

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Join City Council Meetings/Workshops Tuesdays at 6:30pm

There is no City Council meeting on Tuesday, November 29. City Council Inauguration takes place Monday, December 5 at 4:00pm at SPSD. The next City Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 6 at 6:30pm (HYBRID).

Featured: Winter Parking Ban & Overnight Parking

Winter Parking Ban in effect from December 1 to April 1. During the winter months, public parking lots at Waterman Drive and the Boat Launch at Bug Light Park are available for city residents and their guests to temporarily park during the winter parking ban. Read More

Board of Education
The District Three School Board seat has recently become vacant due to a resignation. By Charter, the City Council is seeking to fill the vacancy by appointment until December 2023 when whosoever is elected from the November municipal election will be seated at Inauguration. Click to learn more and apply. Read More
Moratorium on Certain Evictions and Rent Increases
On June 7, 2022, the City Council passed ORDINANCE #24-21/22 as an emergency ordinance pursuant to Charter Sec. 222. This ordinance, which places a moratorium on certain evictions and rent increases, has been extended through ORDINANCE #8-22/23 amending Chapter 12 and is now in effect through May 26, 2023. Click here to read more about the ordinances. Read More
Public Health Resources
The City's Board of Health is conducting a Community Health Needs Assessment. The assessment aims to characterize leading health and social service needs, the City's strengths and resources, and opportunities for improvement. We want to hear from you! Please the short survey to share your input. Read More

To see all scheduled City Committee Meetings visit the Calendar.

Public Notices:

Public Hearing Notice: Nov. 9 Planning Board - Zoning Amendment to establish electric vehicle charging

Public Hearing Notice: Planning Board - Zoning Amendment to establish electric vehicle charging

2022-2023 CDBG Annual Action Plan Public Comment Period Open

Public Notice - Willard Beach ramp, stone walls & stairs

Public Hearing Notice:  Marine Construction Permit - Fore Points Marina, 1 Marina Way 

City of South Portland 2022 Community Development Block Grant Applications are now available 

AARP Tax-Aide Assistance:  Please call 207-518-8579 to schedule an appointment.

Statement Issued by the South Portland Police Department (Dated June 1, 2020)

Resolves & Proclamations of the City Council: 

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 local cable broadcast. 

Meetings for the Week of:  November 21 - December 2, 2022

Starting January 31, all Board & Committee Agendas and Packet material may be found on BoardDocs. All packet material and agendas will be posted by 4:30pm on Friday the week prior to the scheduled meeting.


11-28   Willard Beach Master Plan Committee
11-29   Affordable Housing Committee
11-29   Board of Harbor Commissioners Worskhsop
11-30   South Portland Public Workshop: Traffic Safety GPCOG
12-01   Library Advisory Board





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.



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City Hall, Assessing, Library, Community Center, Transfer Station, and offices at the Hamlin Building (496 Ocean St) will be closed on the following dates:    

January 17 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
February 21 (Presidents' Day)
April 18 (Patriots Day)
May 30 (Memorial Day)
June 20 (Juneteenth)
July 4 (Independence Day)
September 5 (Labor Day)
October 10 (Indigenous Peoples' Day)
November 11 (Veterans Day)
November 24 (Thanksgiving Day)
November 25 (Day after Thanksgiving)
December 26 (Christmas)
January 2 (New Years Day 2023)