Welcome to the Town of Hancock's website!
Thank you for visiting and we hope you find the information you are seeking. If we can be of assistance, please contact us via the yellow contact information box at the bottom of this page. Click here to view the latest updates and important news that is updated weekly. The News section will have closure notices.
Please be aware that clicking any link on our website, may direct you to another website. We will not direct you to any website that is not a legitimate site with credentials. Below are some websites that may be of interest to you.
If you have an emergency, such as a fire, car accident, medical matters or the like, please call 9-1-1, do not call the Town Office. While we wish we could help, this is not our field and we can NOT dispatch help to your location. CALL 9-1-1. If you believe your home, or a neighbors home has been broken into, please contact either 9-1-1 or Hancock County Sheriffs.
It is now officially winter! Trash pickup will resume as normal, every Tuesday. In the event of a major storm and cancellation of trash pickup, trash will be picked up the NEXT day (Wednesday). All trash cancellations will be posted via regular outlets, such as WLBZ 2 cancellations at the bottom of your TV. The Town will do our best to place office closures on WLBZ 2 also. You may wish to call ahead on any day during a storm to ensure the office is open.
The Town of Hancock currently has several seats up for Election in May.
If you are interested in running for office, you can contact the Clerk for information.
Current seats are:
2 Selectboard/Assessors for 3 years (expiring 6/30/2023)
1 Planning Board for 3 years (expiring 6/30/2023)
2 Schoolboard for 3 years (expiring 6/30/2023)
1 Road Commissioner for 3 years (expiring 6/30/2023)
The State of Maine is conducting a Presidential Primary on March 3, 2020. You can view more information from the State of Maine on their website here.
You can view sample ballots by party below: All voters, regardless of party affiliation will receive the referendum ballot.
For ways to absentee vote, visit our 'News' tab for the link.
REFERENDUM BALLOT- ALL VOTERS
You can view the approved calendar for 2020 here. This is subject to change.
Office Hours: We do not close for lunch unless special circumstances exist
The Town does accept payment via Mastercard, Visa, Discover and American Express. FEES: A 2.5% non-refundable fee will be added to your transaction by Maine PayPort, the company which processes the transaction. The minimum fee is $1.00 and the fee will be reflected on your card receipt.
| The Town of Hancock offers the following ONLINE services: Boat, ATV, Snowmobile registration, Dog registration and Vehicle Registration. |
For recreational vehicles and hunting/fishing licenses, select the 'elder gentleman in plaid' image below, for Dogs, select the Encie the dog, and for Motor Vehicles, trailers, campers, and motorcycles click the 'LIGHTNING MCQUEEN' picture!
For Rapid Renewal to complete, your transaction must be only a renewal with no changes. You will need your yellow registration to complete the transaction. Your first 'renewal' must be done in person. Rapid Renewal's are processed in Augusta and they will send the stickers and registration to you.
Burn Permit Info - click here
Click the image of the Town Report above to download.