Canaan, Maine

Monday, July 29, 2024, 6pm - Select Board Meeting at Canaan Town Office
See full schedule here

Wednesday, August 14, 2024, 6:00pm - Planning Board Meeting at Canaan Town Office

The Canaan Maine Fire Department is Actively Seeking Volunteers

Planning Board & Ordinances

Members of Planning Board

Chairman Paula Robinson 474-5754

Secretary: Makayla Robinson

Jeffrey Clarke (resigned as of 03/25/2024)

Donald Decker

Karen Clark



KVCOG Official Representative:  Donald Decker           KVCOG Member:   Megan Smith

First Park Representative:  Jeffrey Clarke                      Alternate First Park Representative:  Paula Robinson


Town of Canaan Ordinance List

You can obtain a copy of any of the following ordinances by contacting members of the Canaan Planning Board or the Town Office.

Keep the following in mind when reviewing or taking action related to a given town ordinance:

  • Not all ordinances and applications on this site may be current, or up-to-date. If verification is needed, see the Town Clerk.
  • The listed ordinances are not certified by the Town Clerk. For a certified copy see the Town Clerk.
  • Fees are to be paid at the Town Office.
  • Applications are to be submitted at the Town Office.

These ordinances require permits.

These ordinances require no permits.

Click here to access a copy of the town's Comprehensive Plan.

Town Office Hours

Mon 8am-12pm; 1pm-4pm

Tue 8am-12pm; 1pm-4pm

Wed 11am-7pm

Thu 8am-12pm; 1pm-4pm

Fri 8am-12pm; 1pm-4pm

Holiday Closings

Important Phone Numbers

Town Office
(207) 474-8976
(207) 612-2037 (fax)


Town Clerk
(207) 474-8682


Real Estate Tax Collector

(207) 474-8976


Code Enforcement Officer

(207) 858-5370


Animal Control Officer

(207) 399-8135


Public Library
(207) 474-2149


Post Office
(207) 474-3349


Road Commissioner

Mike Robinson Jr

(207) 399-9809


Town Garage

(207) 474-6174


General Welfare


(207) 474-8682 or (207) 474-8976

(207) 431-1922 please use only for emergency purposes