Town of Sumner

633 Main St., Sumner, ME 04292

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Sumner is in Wildlife Management Districts 12 and 15. For more detailed information go to the Hunting tab at

The Animal Welfare Society and the Cleo Fund are offering services with participating local veterinary clinics to spay/neuter, health exams and rabies shots at a reduced rate for income-qualified cat owners with a $20.00 contribution requested but not required.  Feral and community cats will be spayed or neutered at the clinics for no charge. To obtain vouchers, please call the Cleo Fund at (207)773-6221.  Participating veterinary providers are: Norway Veterinary Hospital #743-6384- Mechanic Falls Vet Hospital #345-3216- Kind Animal Care #743-8346 or 890-4987- South Paris-Responsible Pet Care #743-8679.

Vacancies – The following Board and Committee positions are open:

1 Appeals Board

2 Planning Board alternates

Road Committee members

We need one RSU10 Board of Directors member through August 31, 2016.  Thank you!

If you are interested in any of these vacancies, please submit a letter or send an email of interest to the attention of the Select Board.

You may now re-register your vehicle on-line through the State  of Maine website.  Please click on this link:

Building Notifications – please come into the town office and file your building notification prior to work being done, thank you!

Transfer Station permits – We have stickers available.  When registering a new-to-you vehicle, we will be happy to issue you a new sticker!

Sumner Post Office, tel. 388-2066; the window hours are as follows:

Monday-Friday, 7-10 a.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Saturday, 8-11 a.m.

Zumba classes are being held at the Hartford-Sumner Elementary School on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m.  The first class is free and $4.00 after that.

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.

Burn permits are available on-line.  See  There is a $7 fee for an on-line permit.  You can still contact our local firemen and receive a permit at no cost.

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 p.m.

Planning Board 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Road Committee 3rd Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.

Fire Department 2nd and 3rd Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Sumner Volunteer Firefighter Training: 2nd Thursday in the Fire Barn at 6:30 p.m.

Comprehensive Plan View Here: Comprehensive Plan Update

Planning Board Agenda: PB Agenda

Select Board Agenda: SB AGENDA

2015 Warrant for Annual Town Meeting: Town Warrant

Buckfield/Sumner Transfer Station, tel. 336-2700

Wednesdays and Saturdays Year Round Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Recycling List for Transfer Station

Swap Shop: Wednesday 9 a.m. to Noon; Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; during winter, weather permitting

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

Animal Control Officer Ozzie Hart 357-2818

Kozy Kennelz Animal Shelter 212-6677

Maine’s Job Bank free service