Planning & Code Enforcement

Responsibilities & Services

The Planning and Code Enforcement Department promotes, coordinates, and enforces land use activities within the City of Lewiston in accordance with the Comprehensive Plan and applicable ordinances. Some areas of involvement include the Planning Board, Board of Appeals, development review process, historic preservation, and zoning and land use. The Department of Planning and Code Enforcement is also responsible for the issuance and inspection of the following:

  • Inspections: Sanitation inspection (restaurants and lodging), license inspection, property maintenance inspection, land use inspection, and flood plain management
  • Permits: Building permits, electrical permits, plumbing permits, and sign permits

View our permits and planning and code enforcement information pages to access additional information and resources.

Additional Resources

  1. Shelley Norton

    Deputy Director of Planning & Special Projects

  2. Physical Address
    27 Pine St.
    3rd Floor
    Lewiston, ME 04240

    Phone: (207) 513-3125 or (207) 513-3007 TTY/TDD
    Fax: (207) 795-5071


    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.