Auburn is proud to introduce our new online customer permit portal, SmartGov!

For all permit applications, please visit SmartGov to sign up.

In SmartGov you can:

  • Apply for a Permit
  • Pay Permit Fees
  • Request a code compliance inspection
  • Report a code viololation
  • Search for parcel information
  • View Monthly permit reports and public notices
  • Apply for or Renew a Business License
  • Submit a Site Plan for Development Review

Have Questions? Check out this User Guide or email:

General Information:


Questions about your project and what permits are necessary, can be directed to the departments listed below. Completed Permit Applications can be returned to the appropriate department at Auburn Hall, 60 Court Street:

City Clerk's Office - Business License and Garage Sale Permit Applications
Engineering - Drive Entrance, Fill, Private and/or Public Excavation, Storm Water Drainage Connection Agreement, and Utility Location Permit Applications
Permitting and Code Enforcement - Building, Electrical, Home Occupation, MUBEC Residential Energy Code, Plumbing, and Sign Permit Applications and Planning Board Development Review Applications
Zoning and Planning - Subdivision Plans, Site Plan Applications, Zoning Changes and Conformance Letters, Flood Hazard Development Plan, Phosphorus Control Plans, Farm Maangement Plans, Site Law