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Face Covering Mandate In Effect Jan. 24


At the January 19, 2022, City Council Special Meeting, City Councilors voted to approve an Emergency Ordinance to implement a Face Covering Mandate for the City of Bath. People (ages 2+) must wear face coverings when inside public places in Bath beginning Monday, January 24, 2022. This Emergency Or…

City Councilor Emails Have Changed


Beginning Wednesday, January 12, 2022, all City Councilor emails have updated to a new format. Please use the following to contact your Councilor. CouncilorWard (click to view map)EmailPhoneAaron Park (Chair)Ward 7ward7@cityofbath.com207-442-7950Jennifer DeChant (Vice Chair)Ward 5ward5@cityofbath.c…

New City of Bath Logo


City of Bath Presents “Refreshed” LogoThe City of Bath’s Economic Development Committee presented a newly refreshed City logo to City Council on January 5. The logo, designed by Paulus Design Group, connects elements from Bath’s existing logo and City flag to create a bright, vibrant graphic that b…

Masking Required in City Buildings


Beginning Monday, January 10, 2022, people ages 2 and older, regardless of vaccination status, will be required to wear masks in all City buildings due to continued high levels of COVID-19 cases in our community.

New Requirements for Gas Detectors


New Requirements for Gas Detectors Take Effect January 1 The City of Bath wishes to inform residents of a new State law that takes effect on January 1st, 2022, that requires gas detectors in some buildings. The law requires a gas detector to be installed in rooms containing an appliance fueled by p…

Memo to Bath Sewer Contractors


If you are a contractor who has or who may potentially perform work on private sewer service lines in the City of Bath, please refer to the document below for recent changes to Bath City Ordinance - Chapter 14 - Sewers. The changes to the ordinance will impact your ability to perform this work in B…

Treasurer's Office Has Reopened


12/16/2021 Update: The Treasurer's Office has reopened. Thank you for your patience! 

City of Bath South End Parking Changes


The Bath City Council has approved changes to the parking ordinance for the City of Bath in order to implement a South End Residential Parking Permit program starting January 1st 2022.This program limits on-street parking for non-permit holders to 1 hour in the South End.  The South End is defined …

Dog Licenses Due Jan. 31


It's time to register your pooch! All dogs over the age of six months are required to be licensed by Maine State Statute. You must provide a valid rabies certificate, along with proof of neutering or spaying. FeesMale/Female: $11Neutered/Spayed: $6Late Fee After January 31st is an additional $25 pe…

Chess/Checkers Tables Installed in Downtown Bath


Chess Tables Installed at Elm Street Plaza Courtesy of Age-Friendly Communities of the Lower KennebecAge-Friendly Communities of the Lower Kennebec, a grassroots organization which works within Bath, Arrowsic, Georgetown, Phippsburg, West Bath and Woolwich, has installed community chess tables in d…

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