Tax and Assessing
The Real Estate tax rate for 2023 is 11 mils, or $11 for every $1000 of valuation. 2023 taxes are due October 24, 2023. Interest begins on 10/25/2023.
Tax Maps and Commitments
The Town is in the process of negotiating a change in companies for curbside pickup of household trash. Our current contractor has been struggling to maintain service as many of you are well aware. Apologies for the lack of information and confusion. The plan is to have service in place for next week. May take some time for a new company to fully learn the route.
2023 Dates: April 29, June 24, August 26, and October 28, 8:00 to 3:30 @ Town garage
Tires (4 per household)
Tire Rims (separated from tire)
Windows with metal trim
Hot water tank
Not Accepted Items
Recyclable material (may still be taken to the Pittsfield Transfer Station on lower Peltoma Avenue)
Demolition debris (sheet rock, lumber, cabinets, etc)
Bricks, cement, rocks, sand
Anything in trash bags
In Maine, you get your license at any town office. We have an "Intention of Marriage" form for you to fill out. When you sign this document, you are attesting that all of the information is accurate. There is no waiting period and no blood tests are required. The fee is $40.00. You will also need divorce papers (if divorced) or a death certificate (if widowed).
Cemetery and Genealogy
Veterans Memorial Paving Stones Available
Memorial paving stones for the Veteran's Monument (located in the park) can now be purchased for $140 per stone. Size is 16 x 8 with inscription up to six lines (15 characters per line).
Palmyra Historical Society
To re-register a vehicle: registration, a current insurance card, current mileage.
For a vehicle being registered for the first time:
Dealer Sales: Title application (blue copy), dealers certificate (green copy), current insurance card, current mileage.
Casual Sale: Title (if 1995 or newer), Bill of sale, current insurance card, current mileage
You may now renew vehicle registration online.
Dog licenses are handled by the Town Clerk's Office.
All dogs six months or older must be licensed by January 31st of each year.
A late fee of $25 will be charged for licenses issued after January 31st.
Proof of rabies vaccination and neuter/spay (if applicable) are required.
New tags will be available October 15th for the new year.