The Community Development Department is responsible for the review of building plans and the implementation of land use plans and policies of the City Council through administration of ordinances. The Department reviews permit and land use applications to ensure compliance with land use, setback, hardcover, floodplain management, and other City requirements. The department provides service and information to the general public, property owners, builders, and developers on all aspects of development and land use within Orono.
The Community Development Department provides support to the City Council and Planning Commission on land use applications and special projects. Please call or email one of the planning staff members if you have any questions related to development of your property, current land use applications, or general land use questions.
Reports for building permits.Link to page
Permit and License Application Guide
Information about building applications, licenses, and permits.Link to page
Development ProjectsLink to page
2040 Comprehensive Plan
Plan that documents and reinforces the established goals, policies and principles of the City.Link to page
Zoning Ordinance Amendments
Recently approved Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance AmendmentsLink to page
Planning Related Documents
Information sheetsLink to page
MapsLink to page