Monday, December 16, 2019, 6:00pm Selectmen Meeting at Canaan Town Office
The Canaan Maine Fire Department is Actively Seeking Volunteers
Canaan is a quiet suburban town located between Skowhegan and Pittsfield in Somerset County. The town’s makeup is a combination of residential, agricultural and small businesses with a population of around 2,300 and is rapidly growing.
There are two lakes, Sibley and Lake George, for those that enjoy Maine’s waters. We offer our residents the best of both worlds, a gateway to natural beauty and the opportunity to grow a business within a community of support.
This website contains useful information related to town operations, services, fees, meetings, points of interest, and local events. We also have links to the state, county and other relevant websites.
NOMINATION PAPERS AVAILABLE DECEMBER 6, 2019 for the following positions:
(3) Selectmen for 1 year term; (1) Road Commissioner for 1 year term; (1) MSAD #54 School Board Director for term of 3 years; (1) Town Clerk for term of 3 years.
Deadline to submit to Town Clerk is January 15th by 7pm.
IF YOU ARE “KNOWN TO THE CLERK” THAT YOU ARE A RESIDENT OF CANAAN PROOF IS NOT NECESSARY
The following is a list of items you may use as proof of residency that shows your physical address in Canaan:
INSTRUCTIONS FOR OBTAINING A MARRIAGE LICENSE IN MAINE
Information you will need prior to scheduling your Marriage License appointment (plan 1/2 hr):
Valid picture ID – Maine Driver’s License/ID card or Passport
Court Certified Divorce Decree of most recent divorce for each applicant (must have raised seal of originating court)
Proof of Canaan residency (if not on driver’s license)
Both must be present to sign in presence of the Town Clerk
Must be at least 18 years of age (if underage, see 5. Below)
The Town of Canaan now offers Rapid Renewal for vehicle and trailer registrations! Click on the link below and follow the prompts to complete your registration renewal and then you will receive your new stickers in the mail.
The Town of Canaan now offers online requests for Birth, Marriage, and Death Certificates. If you are in need of one of these records and are unable to come into the office, click here and select Canaan in the Issuing Municipality drop-down menu. We will receive a notification of your request, and will process accordingly. If you have any questions, contact us at the town office.
TO AVOID A $25 LATE FEE per dog, you must register by January 31st!!