Code Enforcement Officer & Plumbing Inspector

CEO & Plumbing

A Code Enforcement Officer (CEO) is defined under 30-A MRSA § 4451 as a person employed by a municipality to enforce all enabling state laws and local ordinances in the following areas: shoreland zoning, land use regulation, internal plumbing, subsurface waste water disposal, and building standards. CEOs must be certified in each area for which they have responsibility within 12 months of their initial appointment date or of the date they assume responsibility for a given area.

For questions about building permits or plumbing inspections, contact:

Somerville's CEO, Arthur Strout

Arthur can be reached at:


Phone: (207) 458-2154


Other Resources

Please have your well water tested to protect your family's health.

State wellwater information and resources.