Building Permits

Permit Requirements
  • A completed Building Permit Application form.
  • Three copies of an approved HHE-200 Sub Surface Wastewater Disposal Form (If a Septic System is to be installed).
  • Construction Drawings that comply with the requirements of the 2009 International Building Codes. Commercial buildings require a State Fire Marshal construction permit and a Maine State Architects or Engineers stamp on the drawings.
  • Plumbing and Electrical permits must be obtained by a Master Licensed Tradesman. Homeowners may do the plumbing and electrical work in their own home after obtaining a permit; provided that they will be occupying the dwelling.
  • All new construction must comply with the Bar Harbor Land Use Ordinances, Maine State Plumbing Code, National Electrical Code, and the 2009 International Building Codes.
Archived Permits