Economic and Community Development

For residents and businesses, new and old!

Gardiner's Planning and Development staff is here to assist you as you start, build, and expand your home, office, or business.  Please review our Doing Business in Gardiner Guide (below) for information and a flowchart covering zoning, land use questions, permitting, and code enforcement.

Interested in starting or expanding your business in Gardiner?  Please read our Doing Business in Gardiner Appendix for a list of resources and programs offered locally and by the state of Maine.  Our Director of Economic and Community Development is happy to assist and connect you with every resource available to help your business succeed!

Gardiner has been Business Friendly since its founding in 1754.  Do you need shovel-ready, pre-permitted land for your new business?  Gardiner has it covered--our Libby Hill Business Park is Maine's Premier Business Park.