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Planning and Economic Development

The Town of Fort Kent is Dedicated to the growth and diversification of business, for more information on our wonderful town please read further and feel free to contact us!

The Planning & Economic Development (OPED) office primary goal is to provide:

  • assistance for established local businesses

  • encourage new business growth, coordination and support for the Planning and Zoning Board of Appeals and the Code Enforcement Officer (CEO)

  • administration and support of various local, state and federal programs that benefit the community

  •  writes grants and administers the grants for a variety of projects, administers the Town's Revolving Loan Funds.


The Code Enforcement Officer (CEO) ensures:

  • that the minimum levels of public safety, health, and welfare are maintained; as they are affected by land use and development and by building construction and maintenance, 

  • administers all Town adopted building and construction codes, and applicable State adopted planning and land use statutes.


 Office of Planning

416 West Main Street

Fort Kent, ME  04743

(207) 834-3507

Fax  (207) 834-3126  

Community Profile

Zoning Board

Department Happenings

Contact Numbers

Steve Pelletier             Director/Code Enforcement Officer         (207) 834-3507  


               Cindy Bouley         Administrative Asst. / Public Relations                                   (207) 834-3507  

Thomas Pelletier         Health Officer                                               (207) 834-3507  

Bruce Labbe                 Plumbing Inspector                                     (207) 834-3507  


Inquiries                        More Information                                       (207) 834-3507  

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