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Code Enforcement

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Code Enforcement Department Information
The Code Enforcement Department is responsible for administrative and technical work in carrying out land use, building, plumbing and electrical permitting and inspections and obtaining compliance with City ordinances, codes and zoning regulations. We provide assistance to the general public regarding codes.

Customer service, education and violation prevention are our primary responsibilities. We assist the Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Appeals with their agendas.

Code Enforcement Staff

Rick Gouzie- Code Enforcement Officer

Code Enforcement is responsible for enforcing the ordinances of the City of Westbrook. The Code Enforcement Officer also interprets the Land Use Ordinances in response to development proposals. As a result, the Code Enforcement Officer is the point of contact for those interested in the development potential of their property.

David Finocchietti – Code Compliance Inspector

Code Compliance Inspector is the principal investigator of problem properties throughout the City and will enforce City and State Ordinances as well as the Property Maintenance Code.  As a result, the Code Compliance Inspector is the point of contact for reporting disorderly or nuisance properties.

Linda Gain - Department Coordinator./E-911 Addressing Officer

Linda is responsible for a wide variety of clerical and secretarial work in coordinating the tasks and activities relating to support for the Code Enforcement Officer, Code Compliance Inspector,Assessing, Department Director, Planning Board and Zoning Board.

Department of Code Enforcement
2 York Street
Westbrook, ME 04092
 Phone  (207) 854-0638
 Fax  1-866-559-0642
 Office Hours 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday 

 See below for State of Maine Links:

State of Maine Health Inspection Program:

State of Maine Asbestos and Lead Training Calendar:

State of Maine Standard for Bed Bug Extermination
Bed Bug Extermination Standards

State of Maine Fire Marshall Apartment Occupany Laws and Codes
Laws & Codes Relating to Existing Apartment Occupancy

State of Maine Smoke Detector Requirements

Lead Paint Renovation Law
New Lead Paint Renovation Law

Lead Dust Testing - Free

Childhood Lead Poisoning - Resources

Landlord & Tenant Mold Fact Sheets
Landlord Mold Fact Sheet

Tenant Mold Fact Sheet

Recommended Standards for Wood Stove Installation
Wood Stove Installation

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