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

The next City Council Workshop will be held on Thursday, June 15 at 6:30 PM at City Hall Council Chambers (25 Cottage Rd.) and remote via Zoom.

Featured: 125th Anniversary

This year we are celebrating the City of South Portland’s 125th anniversary (1898-2023)! In 1898, through adoption of a Charter, the Town of South Portland became the current City of South Portland. The yearlong series of events kicks off in May of 2023 and includes the City's signature events. Read More

Where Can I Take My Dog?
Use this chart as a guide as to when and where you can take your dog off and on leash in the City's public parks & beach! These regulations changed on June 28, 2022. Read More
Job Opportunities
The City of South Portland offers competitive pay and robust benefits, including an excellent health plan with affordable family coverage, matched retirement options, dental, vision, and more. The City encourages and supports employees’ successful careers, and provides stability in a positive, family-friendly workplace. Read More
Cottage Road: Spring-Summer 2023
Construction alert: Pedestrian improvements along Cottage Rd will begin in March at Highland Avenue and extend to the Cape Elizabeth line. The work includes road resurfacing, new sidewalks and curbs, drainage improvements, new flashing beacons, and more. The road should remain open during the work, but delays should be expected. Residents should seek alternative routes. Read More

To see all scheduled City Committee Meetings visit the Calendar.

Public Notices:

Cottage Road Pedestrian and Safety Improvements and Mill and Overlay project

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:  June 12, 2023

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.


06-12 Historic Preservation Committee
06-12 Board of Education Meeting
06-13 City Council Executive Session
06-14 Age Friendly Committee
06-14 Planning Board
06-15 Affordable Housing Committee
06-15 City Council Workshop (PDF) (Join Meeting)







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 (829 Sawyer St) will be closed on the following dates:    

January 2 (observing New Years Day)
January 16 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
February 20 (Presidents' Day)
April 17 (Patriots Day)
May 29 (Memorial Day)
June 19 (Juneteenth)
July 4 (Independence Day)
September 4 (Labor Day)
October 9 (Indigenous Peoples' Day)
November 10 (Veterans Day)
November 23 (Thanksgiving Day)
November 24 (Day after Thanksgiving)
December 25 (Christmas)