The history of a town or city can be traced through their cemeteries — Portland's cemeteries are a fine example of this.
Clock Tower Cafe Menu
View the menu for the Clock Tower Cafe.
See a list of construction projects going forward in Portland.
Elections & Voting
See information about elections and voting in Portland.
The Portland Fire Department is a proud team of dedicated professionals on the front line since 1768.
Check out the Geographic Information Service (GIS) maps of Portland.
Health & Human Services
The Health and Human Services Department covers elder services, youth, health care services, public health, social services, and shelter services.
Housing & Community Development
The Housing and Community Development Department covers community development grants, housing assistance, affordable housing, and inclusionary zoning.
The Housing Safety Department oversees renting in Portland.
Make a Donation
The City of Portland is committed to providing its comprehensive services in a quality, cost-effective manner. Although the City is able to meet the needs of its core services there remain many opportunities for citizens to enhance and expand the services available by providing sponsorships and donations toward special projects.
Neighborhoods & Islands
The City of Portland invites Neighborhood Organizations to post announcements, news, and or special events on the city’s neighborhood web connector’s front page.
Find information for new residents of Portland, ME.
Office of Economic Opportunity
Learn more about the Office of Economic Opportunity in the Portland Housing and Economic Development Department.
Check out information on paying parking tickets, parking bans, city garages and lots, transportation options, and maps of the city.
Parks, Recreation & Facilities
The mission of Portland Parks, Recreation, and Facilities Department is to enhance the quality of life through people, parks and programming while creating lasting memories for the citizens of Portland and its visitors.
Permitting & Inspections
The Permitting and Inspections Department serves as a one-stop permitting, licensing, and inspections shop, which centralizes services and reduces wait times.
Planning for New Shelter Services
The City of Portland Homeless Services Center at 654 Riverside Street will provide low barrier, temporary emergency shelter to individuals experiencing homelessness over the age of 18.
Planning & Urban Development
The Planning and Urban Development Department promotes and plans for the future vitality, livability and prosperity of this remarkable city and all its people.
With an authorized strength of 161 sworn officers and 59 civilian employees, the Portland Police Department is the largest municipal law enforcement agency in the state of Maine.
Portland Housing Authority
Learn about the Portland Housing Authority.
Portland International Jetport is the Airport of Choice for Maine. In 2014 Jetport served over 1.6 million passengers. All three major airline alliances provide one-stop access to thousands of destinations around the world.
Portland Public Schools
Read over the information in the Portland Public Schools.
Portland's Sister Cities
Learn about Portland's various sister cities around the world.
Public Bathrooms Map
View a map with a list of public bathrooms in the city of Portland.
The Portland Public Health Division improves the health of all people in the community by working together to prevent disease, promote health, and protect residents from environmental threats.
Search the card catalog, renew your items, or join us for an event at the library.
Public Records Request
Learn how to submit a public records request to the City of Portland.
The Department of Public Works helps keep the City of Portland moving each day with many areas of responsibility.
Riverside Municipal Golf Course
Riverside Municipal Golf Course is located in Portland, Maine and is Portland’s Premier Public Golf Course.
Stormwater Service Charge
The stormwater service charge is about valuing stormwater and therefore more equitably and fairly paying for sewer and stormwater costs.
The Sustainability Office undertakes initiatives designed to make Portland a vibrant, environmentally friendly community now and into the future.
Trash & Recycling
The City of Portland has a Pay-As-You-Throw trash collection system.
The Treasury Department manages funds throughout the municipality.
Troubh Ice Arena
Troubh Ice Arena (TIA) opened its doors in 1985 and is located in the Portland Sports Complex at 225 Park Avenue.
Volunteer My Time
As a volunteer, you become a partner with City and School department staff on a variety of municipal projects that benefit you, your neighbor and the community as a whole!
As its name suggests, the Portland area is strongly linked to the sea. The port is the heart, the soul, and to a large extent, the muscle of a dynamic city.
In Portland, we’re lucky to have water resources at our door step - Stroudwater and Fore Rivers, Back Cove, Capisic Pond, Casco Bay.
We welcome your feedback!
During the winter months, the Public Works Dispatch office is open 24 hours a day and crews are assigned to shifts to respond 24/7 to weather events.
Arts in Portland
Creative Portland operates as a non-profit to receive donations, grants, and contributions in support of the City of Portland's economic development efforts by strengthening, stimulating, and supporting Portland's creative industries, enterprises, and workforce, with specific regard for artists and cultural institutions who are critical assets to the City's identity, economy, and community.