Norway Town Office.


The town office on Danforth Street will continue to restrict public access until further notice but is operating at its usual schedule of Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

As foot traffic makes social distancing difficult and will require sanitizing public spaces after every visit, officials encourage residents to continue using the town website and the drop box outside the town office for all possible transactions.

Anyone who may require a person-to-person meeting should call the appropriate department to schedule one.

Vehicles can be driven with expired registrations and temporary plates through at least June 11.



The town office on Pleasant Street reopened May 11. There is one window open to process new registrations of vehicles, boats, ATVs and trailers. Residents can access the office to conduct business Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday between 8 a.m. and noon and 1 to 4 p.m., and Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 6 p.m.

The code enforcement and assessor’s offices will remain closed to the public but officials are available by phone or email.

The public is asked to follow social distancing protocols and use facial coverings when entering any public buildings.

The town asks that residents process transactions such as registration renewals and other payments online whenever possible to limit potential exposure to the new coronavirus.

With Gov. Janet Mills extending the civil emergency declaration through June 11, Mainers are allowed to continue operating vehicles with expired registrations or temporary plates without penalty.



The town office on Route 121 will follow its policy of access by phone, email or appointment only. Staff are working regular hours, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Selectmen Lenny Adler said the board may consider changes at its meeting Wednesday, June 3.


The town office on Front Street reopened Monday under the following safety protocols:

•  The public are to wear masks or face coverings in the building until further notice.

•  Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 10 a.m. is only for people older than 65 years.

•  The public will sign in and be given a call notice card upon entering building for service.


•  Public entrance will be the meeting room entrance. The main entrance will become the public exit and employee-only entrance. Social distancing markers will be on the meeting room floor to allow only six customers in line at a time. Facial coverings are required for service.

•  Proper social distancing space must be maintained for all employee-to-employee and employee-to-public interactions, including site visits and code enforcement inspections.

•  No member of the public will be allowed in administrative office space without permission from the town manager.

•  All business for Code Enforcement/Assessing will be either by phone or appointment only.

West Paris

The town office on Kingsbury Street reopened to the public Monday with regular hours. Only one person at a time is allowed in the lobby. Residents are encouraged to continue conducting business online or leaving payments and documents in the night deposit box.



The town office on Main Street reopened to the public May 4 with hours from from 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. The lobby will be restricted to three residents at a time. People must maintain 6 feet between them and wear facial coverings. Entry is on Main Street and exit is through the back door. Residents may be asked to wait outside the lobby if staff need to sanitize the space between transactions. The restrooms are not available to the public at this time.


The town office on Valley Road will remain closed to the public until further notice as selectmen work on a process that allows reopening according to social distance and safety restrictions.


The town hall on state Route 119 reopened May 14 with its regular hours of Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m.. Thursday hours are 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. The lobby is limited to two residents at a time. Everyone must maintain proper social distancing and wear facial coverings.

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