Dick Lambert, Code Enforcement Officer
Code Enforcement Office
The City of Saco Inspections Department is eager to assist individuals
and developers from concept to completion of projects both large and small.
long experience can be an invaluable tool in both planning and implementation
of residential and commercial development alike. The staff has also formed
close working relationships with other agencies such as the Army Corp of
Engineers, Maine Department of Environmental Protection, FEMA and the Maine
State Planning Office.
New FEMA flood maps released
Maps can be viewed in City Hall and online as well.
Saco receives high marks for building code enforcement
A recent review of Saco's building code enforcement standards by the International Organization for Standardization shows the city to be graded at a Class 4.
Beware of Bed Bugs
Bedbugs are everywhere, including Saco. Read this article for information on how to deal with them, and, better yet, how to keep them out of your house.
Changes in smoke detector and carbon monoxide detector laws
As of October 31, 2009, carbon monoxide detectors will be required in multifamily buildings and in some single family buildings. For details, you can download this summary from the State Fire Marshal's Office
Attorney General's warning regarding home contractors and repairs
Home construction and repair contracts now must include a warning from the Attorney General's Office. For details, follow this link.
Hiring a contractor|
This brochure, prepared by the City of Portland, offers advice on how to chose a building contractor. Download the pamphlet.
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You can now research property lots through the city's Geographic Information System (GIS) maps. Just follow this link. Note: This will take you off the City of Saco website.
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