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New Resident Information
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New Kittery Resident Information:

Below are several links for the new residendent that consolidates items of interest from the website:

1) The Town of Kittery is on a Fiscal Year commencing July 1st of each year. The new real estate tax bill comes out in early October and the first payment is due and payable by October 31st, the second payment is due by February 15th and third payment by May 31st.  Property Tax bills are sent to the owner of record as of April 1st. If you are a new resident and have acquired the property following April 1st, please make arrangements for the tax bill from the prior owner or call the Assessor's Office (207- 475-1390) to obtain a copy and make them aware of the ownership change. The Town does not receive Transfer Ownership data from the Registry of Deeds in Alfred for severals months following the ownership transaction!  First time owners should also be sure that all of the historical taxes have been paid off during the settlement or else the new owner is liable for them.

2) Town Hall is located at 200 Rogers Road. http://www.kittery.org/Pages/KitteryME_WebDocs/location  and is open Monday -Thursday 8am to 6PM and closed Friday's and State & Federal Holidays.


3. New Residents should also register vote and do so from the Town Clerks Office - info on her webpage: http://www.kittery.org/Pages/KitteryME_Clerk/index

4. New Residents from out of State with a vehicle which is for Personal and Business use are required to be registered in Maine within 30 days!  http://www.kittery.org/Pages/KitteryME_Police/Reg 

5. Kittery has no municipal solid waste pickup, but does have a mandatory recycling program at the Solid Waste Facility on Route 236 in Kittery  http://www.kittery.org/Pages/KitteryME_WebDocs/location . Private haulers are available through the phone book or with a sticker, solid waste and other items may be brought to the facility. To access the facility you must have a resident solid waste sticker obtained at Town Hall in the "Payment Center". The sticker is no cost, but the vehicle must be registered to the property owner in Kittery. The materials and times of operation are: http://www.kittery.org/Pages/KitteryME_DPW/index .

6. Parks and Beaches: The Solid Waste Sticker allows the vehicle that has the sticker to park at Seapoint Beach. http://www.kittery.org/Pages/SeapointOrdChanges . There is a separate resident sticker at a fee for Ft. Foster obtained at Town Hall through the "Payment Center" .  http://www.kittery.org/Pages/KitteryME_Clerk/FortFosterPolicies

7. School Department Website is Kittery Schools

This is only a tidbit of information which is available from our website. If you can not find it, please call Municipal Office to get your question answered at 439-0452.