Welcome to the Town of Sumner

633 Main Street, Sumner, Maine 04292


* Building Notification

* Comprehensive Plan
* Tax
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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this site© Town of Sumner, 2013.
Parts of this site are
always under construction.









Coming Events:         


As of July 1, we are using Kozy Kennelz in Hartford for our animal needs. Their number is 212-6677. The Animal Control Officer is Ozzie Hart and his phone number is 357-2818.


Job Posting – Applications and job description are available in the Town Office for the position of Town Secretary/Assistant to the Selectmen/Planning Board Secretary. This is a 15 hours per week position. Applications will be accepted through July 31.


July 24 – A Public Benefit Supper to benefit the Sumner Food Bank will be held at the Hartford-Sumner Elementary School. It will begin at 5:30 PM and donations are requested for the meal.


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.


Transfer Station Hours – Please note a change in the hours of operation for the Transfer Station. They will now be open 8 AM – 5 PM year round.


Summer Road Work – The following roads are scheduled to have work done on them throughout the summer months: Bradeen Road, Black Mountain Road, and Upper Sumner Hill Road. For more information, please call Road Commissioner Jim Keach at 388-2636.


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. It will be open from 8 AM – noon. A flyer is available at the Town Office listing what items are accepted and what items are not accepted. There are some very specific guidelines, so it would be worth your time to stop in and get a flyer!


Transfer Station permit stickers – the stickers are always available at the Town Office. Please be advised that without a permit sticker, you may be turned away at the Transfer Station!




Burn permits are now available on line! The website address is www.maineburnpermit.com  There is, however, a $7 fee for obtaining your permit on line. You can still contact our local men and receive a permit at no cost.


When a friend is in trouble, don’t annoy

 him by asking if there is anything you can do.

Think up something appropriate and do it!

                                                                                                                            Calendar Quote



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
2013 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:
***The Swap Shop and Universal Waste Hours:
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

Tax and Refund Application
Maine’s Job Bank free service