Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 6:00pm - Select Board Meeting at Canaan Town Office.
The Canaan Maine Fire Department is Actively Seeking Volunteers
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.
If you are doing historical research please submit this application either by email, mail or fax
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Boat registrations are subject to excise tax. The amount of the tax is based on the length of the boat, the age of the boat, and the horsepower of the motor. The registration fee is based on the horsepower of the motor. An agent fee of $1.00 is also collected. Boat excise tax must be paid in the owner's town of residence regardless of where the boat is docked. Boat registrations expire December 31 each year. Dories & Canoes 20’ and under without a motor are excise exempt – but still must be registered with State of Maine Boat sticker/milfoil.
Residents of the Town of Canaan may register their vehicle or trailer at the Town Office during regular business hours
M, T, Th, F 8am - 12pm, 1pm - 4:00pm W 11:00am - 7:00pm
OR Online Re-Registrations at: https://www1.maine.gov/online/bmv/rapid-renewal/
Per executive order dated 02/03/2021, dog licensing is extended to June 2nd, 2021.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR OBTAINING A MARRIAGE LICENSE IN MAINE
Due to COVID-19, the procedure for obtaining a marriage license will be done through email corresponding with the Town Clerk at . >
Information you will need prior to scheduling your Marriage License appointment (plan 1/2 hr):
Valid picture ID – Maine Driver’s License/ID card or Passport
Court Certified Divorce Decree of most recent divorce for each applicant (must have raised seal of originating court)
Proof of Canaan residency (if not on driver’s license)
Both must be present to sign in presence of the Town Clerk
Must be at least 18 years of age (if underage, see 5. Below)
Click here for a list of local site evaluators.