Economic Development Department

829 Sawyer Street (Hamlin School Building)
PO Box 9422 
South Portland, ME 04116
Telephone: 207-767-7603

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00 pm

Friday: CLOSED


William J. MannEconomic Development Director

General economic development inquiries may also be sent to: Biz Support.


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Welcome to South Portland!

South Portland is both a desirable residential community and a top-notch business location. I encourage you to explore the Navigation Panel on this website, and to contact our office if you have any questions or comments about doing business in South Portland. 

With helpful and knowledgeable staff, a consistent regulatory and permitting process, and a welcoming community, South Portland is a great place to run a business, raise a family, and enjoy the broad recreational opportunities that the community affords. Come experience our many restaurants, parks, shops, lighthouses, and services, and see why life in South Portland exemplifies Maine’s motto: “The Way Life Should Be!”

Please call our office at any time for assistance.  We are here to serve you.



William Mann
Economic Development Director


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