Dick Lambert, Code Enforcement Officer

Richard Lambert, Code Enforcement Officer

Code Enforcement Office
Inside City Hall: Code Enforcement

The City of Saco Inspections Department is eager to assist individuals and developers from concept to completion of projects both large and small.

Their 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.

What's new?

Permits issued in June
A complete list of building permits issued for the month of June, 2016 is now available on our Permits issued page.

FEMA opens call center for National Flood Insurance Program policyholders and disaster survivors
Today the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) launched a National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) call center pilot program to serve and support policyholders with the servicing of their claims.

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.

Shed Guide
If you're building a shed, this guide will answer some important questions about permits and placement. Download the pamphlet.

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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