Welcome to the Town of Sumner

633 Main Street, Sumner, Maine 04292


* Building Notification

* Comprehensive Plan
* Tax Maps
Planning Board Minutes

* Ordinances
* Scholarship Application
* Selectmen's Minutes
* Sumner Bicentennial 1998

* Tax Information
Town Happenings
* Town Office Information
* Town Policies
* Town Report

* Area Media Links
* Oxford County Emergency Management Agency

e-mail : [sumnerme@megalink.net]

Telephone: (207) 388-2866
Fax (207) 388-2862


Tuesday, 10:30 – 7:00

Wednesday, 8:30 – 4:30

Thursday, 8:30 – 3:00

Friday, 9:00 – 1:00

Saturday, 9:00 – 12:00

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All photos, materials and design on
this site© Town of Sumner, 2013.
Parts of this site are
always under construction.




Coming Events:    


Happy Holidays to you and your family!


There will be no Select Board meeting on December 23rd


*The Town Office will be closed on Wednesday, December 24 and Thursday, December 25.  We will re-open on Friday, December 26.


Please note that dogs must be licensed by December 31. 

A $25 late fee per dog will be charged after January 31 in addition to the normal registration fee.  We welcome you to call for more information.


Transfer Station permit stickers – we have transfer station stickers again!!  If you were unable to get one before, please stop by to get one at your earliest convenience.    


ATV use on Decoster, Rosenberg, and Barrows Roads - 

The Select Board granted temporary permission for ATVS to access   these roads.  The topic will be raised for discussion at the 2015 Town Meeting.  Please drive carefully!


Building Notifications – please remember to come into the Town

Office and file your building notification prior to work being done,

thank you!


Vacancies – The following positions are open for appointment:

2 Appeals Board members

2-4 Ordinance Committee members

1 full member and 2 alternate for the Planning Board

If you are interested in filling any of these vacancies, please submit

a letter of interest or email to the attention of the Select Board.


The Comprehensive Plan Update can be viewed by clicking the

link below. ONLY THE CHANGES are posted for view. If you would

like to review the whole document, please stop in to the

Town Office during regular business hours.


The Household Hazardous Waste Facility at 424 River Road in Lewiston will be open on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays from May – November for collections. The hours are 8 AM – noon. A flyer is available at the Town Office listing acceptable and non-acceptable items.  There are some very specific guidelines, so it would be worth your time to stop in and get a flyer!


  Burn permits are available on line! The website address is www.maineburnpermit.com  There is a $7 fee for getting an on-line permit.  

  You can still contact our local men and receive a permit at no cost.


If at first you don’t succeed you’re running about average.

                                                                                                                                                                                  - M.H. Alderson


Property Record Cards are in the Planning Board Room in Map Order folders.

Tax maps and the Commitment Book are also in the Planning Board Room.

For copies or to see the working property cards, please ask in the Office.


Select Board 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 7:00 PM
Planning Board 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 7:00 PM
Fire Department 3rd Thursday at
6:30 PM – Sumner Volunteer Firefighter Training:

2nd Thursdays in the Fire Barn at 6:30 PM. New members always welcome!

Comprehensive Plan Update: View here

Selectmen's Meeting Agenda: See Agenda

Planning Board Agenda: See PB Agenda

2014 Warrant for Annual Town Meeting: Warrant

Other Info: Stickers for the Station available at the Town Office

Buckfield/Sumner Transfer Station (336-2700)

Wednesdays and Saturdays
Year Round Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Swap Shop:
Wednesday 9 am to Noon; Saturday 9 am to 3 pm, during winter, weather permitting
Recycling List for Transfer Station

Oxford County Sheriff’s Department 1-800-733-1421

Animal Control Officer Ozzie Hart 357-2818

Kozy Kennelz Animal Shelter 212-6677


Tax and Refund Application

Maine’s Job Bank free service