The Most Northeastern City in the United States.

City Charter and Ordinances

The City of Caribou does its best to keep the ordinances on this website up-to-date. However, we do encourage you to contact city hall to ensure you have the most updated copy of our ordinances.

A – Code Book Table of Contents

B – City Charter

Chapter 1 – General Provisions

Chapter 2 – Administration

Chapter 3 – Animal and Fowl

Chapter 4 – Building and Housing

Chapter 5 – Fire Prevention

Chapter 6 – Health and Sanitation

Chapter 7 – Licenses and Permits

Chapter 8 – Miscellaneous Offenses

Chapter 9 – Parks & Recreation

Chapter 10 – Planning

Chapter 11 – Streets

Chapter 12 – Traffic

Chapter 13 – Zoning Ordinance

Chapter 13 – Zoning – Official Zoning Map

Chapter 13 – Zoning – Shoreland Zoning Map

Chapter 13 – Land Use Table & Zoning Definitions

Chapter 13 – Zoning – Lot & Setback Requirements Table

Chapter 13 – Zoning – Lot & Setback Requirements Definitions

Chapter 14 – Caribou Emergency Management Agency

Chapter 15 – Nylander Museum

Chapter 16 – CADET

Chapter 17 – General Assistance

Chapter 17 – General Assistance Ordinance – Part #1

Chapter 17 – General Assistance Ordinance – Part #2

Chapter 17 – General Assistance Ordinance – Part #3

Chapter 17 – General Assistance Ordinance – Part #4 Appendixes

Chapter 18 – Caribou Municipal Airport

Appendix A – Rules & Regulations Governing Refuse Collection

Appendix B – Sale of Municipal Property

Proposed Ordinance:

Notice of Public Hearing

The Caribou City Council will hold a public hearing, Monday, June 15th, at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 25 High Street, Caribou, Maine.  The public hearing is to consider Ordinance No. 01, 2020 Series, An Ordinance to Amend the City Charter by Changing Budget Preparation Timeframes.  The proposed ordinance is available below and on file in the City Clerk’s Office.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting is closed to the public but will be broadcast via cable channel 1301 and the City’s YouTube channel.  Comments can be submitted to the City Clerk (jfarrin@cariboumaine.org) prior to 5:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting to be read during the public hearing.  Comments must include the individuals name and address for the record.  Jayne R. Farrin, City Clerk

ORDINANCE NO. 01, 2020 SERIES