Code Enforcement

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administering and enforcing the Towns Land Use, Shoreland Zoning Provisions, Safety, and Flood Plain Management ordinances.
  • Administering and enforcing Federal, State, and Local regulations governing building construction projects.
  • Ensuring compliance with these rules and regulations by reviewing plans prior to construction and conducting ongoing inspections.
  • Issuing all permits associated with construction projects, building, plumbing, and septic.
  • Providing research, technical and staff support to the Board of Appeals and Planning Board.

Construction Codes

The following Construction Codes are presently in effect:
  • NFPA-211chimneys, fireplaces, solid fuel burning appliances
  • NFPA-101 Life Safety Code
  • N.E.C. Current Edition

​Albany Township Information

  • The Town of Bethel does NOT cover CEO responsibilities for Albany Township.
  • Albany Township falls under the LUPC jurisdiction. Please follow the link below for more information.

LUPC Application Forms (
  • Septic disposal permits (HHE200 form) must be obtained through a licensed Site Evaluator and approved by the Local Plumbing Inspector. You can locate a site evaluator by visiting
  • Find a Site Evaluator – MASE (
  • The LPI serving Albany Township  is Bob Folsom, who can be reached at 207-357-1023 or by email at HHE-200 forms are required for all LUPC building permits involving new dwellings and may be submitted with the application prior to obtaining the LPI signature. 

Applications & Forms