Posted on: November 20, 2017

Short-Term Rental Registration Deadline Approaching

STR Registration Reminder

The City of Portland is currently accepting registrations for short-term rentals. Current operators of all short-term rentals can come and register at City Hall. The City Council approved an ordinance on April 26, 2017 that requires short-term rental unit...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Short-Term Rental Registration Process Begins October 16

news alert

The City of Portland is ready to begin the registration process for short-term rentals on Monday, October 16. Current operators of all short-term rentals can come and register beginning on the 16th. All island, owner-occupied, and tenant-occupied units an...

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Short-Term Rental Registration Housing Safety
Posted on: April 27, 2017

Housing Safety Office is Now Located in Room 315

The Housing Safety Office has moved from its location in Room 26 on the basement level of City Hall to the third floor in Room 315 within the Permitting & Inspections Division. For more information regarding Housing Safety rules and regulations, and i...

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Housing Safety
Posted on: February 24, 2017

City Urges Landlords to Apply for Lead Hazard Program Funds to Increase Child Safety in Apartments

The City of Portland is urging landlords to apply for lead hazard program funds to increase child safety in apartments. In June 2015, the Maine legislature lowered the state’s childhood lead poisoning standard down to 5 micrograms per deciliter and the St...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Office of Housing Safety Now Part of Permitting & Inspections Department

As part of our continued restructuring efforts to streamline operations and enhance customer service in the new Permitting and Inspections Department, the Housing Safety Office is now part of the Inspections Division and the housing inspectors will have t...

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Housing Safety