So it starts, Kittery is coming back.

The limited access will begin Saturday, with the gate open daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors must have a current or last year’s Kittery Resource Recovery Facility sticker or show proof of town residency to access Fort Foster.

A maximum of 90 cars will be permitted at a time, a gate attendant will man the entry, and face masks are recommended for all visitors, the town states.

for more information, visit the Towns website

Town Hall Reopening Update – May, 7, 2020
The Kittery Town Hall will reopen for limited services beginning Monday, May 11. The Customer Service counter will be open during regular business hours, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Monday through Thursday, to process vehicle registrations, boat registrations, marriage licenses, issue KRRF stickers, and Fort Foster passes.

Customers will be required to wear a face mask and follow social distancing protocols while at Town Hall.
To avoid the lines and stay contact-free, many Town Hall services and resources can be accessed online, as well as via email or phone.
Town Hall

Contacting Staff: Municipal staff are checking their emails and returning phone messages in a timely manner. If the information you need cannot be found on our website at, please contact our staff for more information. A full phone/email directory can be found at

Tax/Sewer Payments: The new online payment system offers many new features that will make paying and viewing your personal property/real estate tax bills and sewer bills more convenient and helpful! To access the new system, please visit For additional questions about real estate taxes, please contact Tax Collector, Pauline Brewster at 207-475-1316 or
For additional questions about personal property taxes, please contact the Assessing office at 207-475- 1306 or

For more information on sewer billing, please contact Sewer Bookkeeper, Jaelynn Gerald at 207-475- 1314 or
Town Clerk’s Office

Vehicle Registrations: If you have previously registered your car, you can reregister online by visiting:
If you need to register a vehicle purchased from a dealership, the Town Clerk’s office is now processing registrations by mail. To use this service, complete the New Vehicle Registration form and mail it to Town Hall. The form can be found by visiting: The Town Clerk’s Office will confirm receipt of each request by phone or email and communicate with the applicant regarding applicable fees.

Resource Recovery Facility (Dump) Stickers: Resource Recovery Facility stickers can now be applied for using our online permitting system. To request a sticker, please visit:
Fort Foster Passes: Fort Foster passes can now be purchased online using our online permitting system. Please note that Fort Foster is currently closed to pass holders due to state guidelines related to COVID- 19. The Town anticipates reopening Fort Foster to passholder and day visitors when it’s safe to do so, in accordance with State guidelines. To purchase a Fort Foster pass, please visit:

Voting: The state primary election and the local secret ballot Town Meeting have been postponed to July 14, 2020. Residents may complete an absentee ballot request by visiting: and following the link listed under “Absentee Voting Information”.
Residents looking to register to vote can do so by completing the Maine Voter Registration Application and mailing it to the Town Clerk’s office at Town Hall. The application can be found under “Other Resources” located at:

Planning/Building Permits: The town is still accepting and reviewing permit applications via our online permitting system which can be accessed at All in-person and on-site inspections have been suspended until further notice. As some construction must continue, work may be inspected via photos, video or a third-party inspector, depending on the size and complexity of the project. For further details, please contact Code Enforcement Officer, Craig Alfis at 207-475-1308 or

The Planning Board and Board of Appeals are making decisions about holding meetings on a case-by- case basis. For questions related to the Planning Board, please contact Town Planner, Bart McDonough at 207-475-1323 or For questions related to the Board of Appeals, please contact Code Enforcement Officer, Craig Alfis at 20-475-1308 or
Physical plans can also be dropped off by making an appointment with Planning Office Staff. To make an
appointment for drop-off, please contact the Planning Office at 207-475-1304.

Moorings/Boat Registrations: Mooring renewals and boat registrations can be completed online, by visiting:

Reservations are required for Pepperrell Cove transient slips and tie ups. To make a reservation, please contact Harbormaster Staff via 207-332-2656 or Marine Frequency 16.

Library Cards: To request a library card, please email the Rice Public Library staff at
Reserving Books: Beginning Tuesday, May 12, 2020, the library will have books available for pick-up from the Rice Public Library Collection. Patrons are asked to schedule a pick-up time with Library Staff by contacting 207-439-1553 ext. 2 or Book pick-ups will take place at the window located at the Taylor Building rear door. All books can be returned in the book drops located at both buildings.
Online Material: The Rice Public Library has a variety of materials available online, including author story times, e-books/audiobooks, online education courses and more. To view the library’s available online material, please visit