The Town Office will be open 8-12 Wednesday, November 25 and will be closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving.
Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 6:00pm - Select Board Meeting at Canaan Town Office.
The Canaan Maine Fire Department is Actively Seeking Volunteers
Canaan is a quiet suburban town located between Skowhegan and Pittsfield in Somerset County. The town’s makeup is a combination of residential, agricultural and small businesses with a population of around 2,300 and is rapidly growing.
There are two lakes, Sibley and Lake George, for those that enjoy Maine’s waters. We offer our residents the best of both worlds, a gateway to natural beauty and the opportunity to grow a business within a community of support.
This website contains useful information related to town operations, services, fees, meetings, points of interest, and local events. We also have links to the state, county and other relevant websites.
The Town of Canaan is seeking to hire the position of Animal Control Officer, beginning immediately. This is a part-time, salary compensated position. Individual must be certified and will be responsible for appointing a deputy. To apply, send application and resume to Town of Canaan PO Box 68, Canaan, ME 04924 or email .
Residents of the Town of Canaan may register their vehicle or trailer at the Town Office during regular business hours of 8am - 12pm; 1pm - 4:00pm. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday or Wednesdays 11:00am - 7:00pm OR Online Re-Registrations at: https://www1.maine.gov/online/bmv/rapid-renewal/
The Town of Canaan now offers Rapid Renewal for vehicle and trailer registrations! Click on the link below and follow the prompts to complete your registration renewal and then you will receive your new stickers in the mail.
The Town of Canaan now offers online requests for Birth, Marriage, and Death Certificates. If you are in need of one of these records and are unable to come into the office, click here and select Canaan in the Issuing Municipality drop-down menu. We will receive a notification of your request, and will process accordingly. If you have any questions, contact us at the town office.
TO AVOID A $25 LATE FEE per dog, you must register by January 31st!!