94 Turner St, Canton, ME 04221

Town Office:

Phone: 597-2920
Fax: 597-2940

Office Hours:

Monday: 8:00am to 4:00pm Tuesday: 8:00am to 6:00pm Wednesday: 8:00am to 4:00pm  Thursday: 8:00am to 7:00pm Friday: 8:00am to Noon     

Angela Varnum: Town Clerk, Tax Collector, Treasurer, Registrar of Voters, and GA Administrator

Please call the Town Office at (207) 597-2920 for more information or to apply to fill a vacancy.

Important Links

AndroGov Online Payments
Rapid Renewal: online service allows you to renew your motor vehicle registration and pay your local excise tax in one simple transaction. You should receive your new registration certificate and decals within 7 business days.
MOSES: MOSES is the Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife’s online hunting and fishing licensing system. This service is available to any resident or non-resident sportsperson looking to hunt or fish in the State of Maine.
Vital Records:

General Assistance: The municipality of Canton administers a General Assistance program for the support of the poor. Pursuant to Title 22 M.R.S.A. § 4305, the municipal officers have adopted an ordinance establishing that program. A copy of this ordinance and relevant statutes is available for public inspection at the Town Office. Canton’s General Assistance program is an emergency assistance program for food, housing, electrical, heating, and several other essential household expenses. This program operates through the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, which establishes the eligibility criteria and requires a comprehensive application process. If you have questions or are experiencing a financial emergency and would like to apply for General Assistance schedule an appointment with Angela Varnum. General Assistance interviews are by appointment only.

Notary Public service is available free for Canton residents only.

Canton Water District is located at 400 Waterway Lane.

Payments can be made at Canton Variety, online, or by mail to PO Box 637, Canton, ME 04221.FMI call Shawn Goodrow at 931-6280 or  cantonwaterdistrict@gmail.comThe Canton Water District is not an entity of the town of Canton.

Cemetery Sexton

Larry Wright home- 897-8113 or cell phone- 645-3921.

Cemetery plots at Pine Grove can be purchased by contacting Larry Wright. He will meet with you to determine your cemetery plot.

2-person plot $350 or 4-person plot $500.

Health Officer: Donna Hebert 597-2272

Canton Trail Riders ATV Club: Brian Jordan 357-4460

Canton Hi-Riders Snowmobile Club: Jason Olsen 491-7589

Sewer Bills are sent out quarterly: January, April, July, and October

Tax Bills are sent out at the end of September and are due in November and May.

Canton Crier is mailed out quarterly: Contact Deputy Clerk Tara Perry to place your ad for only $10 per issue.

Town of Canton

94 Turner Street
Canton, Maine 04221

Phone: (207) 597-2920

Town Office Hours:
Monday 8-4
Tuesday 8-6
Wednesday 8-4
Thursday 8-7
Friday 8-12
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed