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.




Notice and Events:


Nomination papers for one Select Board member and the Road Commissioner will be available on Saturday, May 16.


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


Building Notifications

We would appreciate if you would come into the town office and file your building notification prior to work being done, thank you!



The following Board and Committee positions are open:

2 Appeals Board

2-4 Ordinance Committee

2 Planning Board alternates

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.


Transfer Station permits

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


The Household Hazardous Waste Facility located on 424 River Road in Lewiston opened May 2.  They are open the 1st and 3rd Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12 noon through November (excluding holiday weekends). 

We have flyers that list acceptable and non-acceptable items.  There are very specific guidelines so if going there you may want to come in and check them out.


Sumner Post Office 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.


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!


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 www.maineburnpermit.com  There is a $7 fee for an on-line permit.  You can still contact our local men 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 7:00 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

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


Maine’s Job Bank free service www.mainecareercenter.com