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:    


Reminder: 2014-2015 taxes are due November 22.  Thank you!


Redding Road Culvert Project

The town is seeking bids to replace the Redding Road culvert.  A mandatory pre-bid meeting is scheduled for November 24 at 10 a.m. in the town office.  Bids will be accepted until December 9 at 5 p.m. with a final decision made by December 23. 

The completion of the project will be no later than October 1, 2015.   


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!


2015 Dog licenses – are now available


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!


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  Note that there is a $7 fee for obtaining your permit on-line. You can still contact our local men and receive a permit at no cost.


Little by little, one travels far.

                                                                                                                                                                                  - J.R.R. Tolkien


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