Code Enforcement



​Code Enforcement Officer: 
Ronald Deshaies  
Tel: 207-625-8458

This department is responsible for;

  •  Administering and enforcing the town's Land Use Ordinance.
  •  Ensuring compliance with the ordinance by reviewing plans prior to  permitting and construction.
  •  Conducting ongoing inspections.
  •  Providing support to the Planning Board and The Appeals Board.


*** NOTICE ***

If you plan to place a pre-built shed on your property, you must contact the Code Enforcement Officer prior to doing so.

Position Openning

Town of Porter

Code Enforcement Officer/Building Inspector

The Town of Porter seeks qualified candidates for a part-time position of Code Enforcement Officer / Building Inspector. This position is responsible for performing site inspections to ensure adherence to local & state codes as well as enforcement of all local codes and zoning violations.

The Code Enforcement Officer is expected to carry out his/her individual responsibilities with initiative, independence and confidentiality while exercising sound problem-solving skills and professional judgement. Must have the ability to interact with the public in a professional manner. Submission of regular reports and attendance at all meetings as outlined in the job description on file at the Town Office and online at

To be considered, please submit a cover letter, resume and the completed Town of Porter Employment Application to:

Town of Porter

71 Main Street

Porter, Maine 04068

Applications available at the Porter Town Office or on the Town website at

Qualifications: A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the construction industry or as a journeyman electrician or plumber, graduation from an accredited high school, or equivalency, supplemented by vocational training in building construction, structural design or a related field or any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Applicant must be state certified or be able to become certified within 12 months. Ability to obtain Rule 80K certification within 12 months is also required. Computer fluency in Microsoft Word and Excel is essential.

Accepting applications until the position is filled with the goal of filling the position before October 24, 2019.

Town Office Hours Tue. & Fri.: 9AM to 6PM, Wed. & Thu.: 9AM to 3PM, 1st Sat.: 9AM to Noon