Town Hall open to public by appointment only

COVID-19 Virus 2020


Updated 07/27/2020

Nominating papers for the 2020 municipal election (Town Council and School Board), are available. Please call the town clerk's office, 207-799-7665 for an appointment to pick up papers. Social-distancing protocols for collecting nomination signatures are encouraged [news article]

The Paper Shredding event rescheduled to Oct. 3, 2020 has been canceled by the event vendor, Without A Trace Mobile Shredding. The next event is tentatively scheduled for 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 5, 2021.

Fort Williams Park restrictions

Fort Williams Park restrictions

Covid-19 Call Center logo

Community Services is staffing a COVID-19 call center weekdays from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. If you need help, don't know where to turn or just need a listening ear, please call the Cape Elizabeth COVID-19 Task Force Call Center, 207-799-2868.

Looking for a new place for outdoor exercise? Please see our Greenbelt map page:
go to greenbelt map page


Reminder: Practice social distancing to guard against COVID-19

With school closed and young people enjoying the fresh air, it's important to remember social distancing to prevent coronavirus spread


Town cancellations and closures

as of 7/28/2020

Suspended until Sept. 1:

  • Meetings of the Recycling Committee, School Building Committee, Planning Board, Fort Williams Park Committee, Energy Committee, Thomas Memorial Library Committee and Board of Zoning Appeals. Some meetings may be conducted by teleconference, see calendar for agendas

Limited Services:

  • Town Hall (Tax Office, Town Clerk, Assessing/Codes/Planning, School Department Adminstration) weekdays by appointment only.
  • Public Safety office hours 10 a.m.-noon weekdays; use red phone in lobby vestibule for emergency public access
  • Donald L. Richards Pool lap swim by reservation beginning June 8. FMI Community Services
  • Community Services Day Camp beginning June 22. FMI Community Services
  • Thomas Memorial Library curbside service beginning June 1. FMI Thomas Memorial Library
  • Fort Williams Park open

Closed until Sept 1:

  • Swap Shop and Bottle Shed at the Recycling Center (Recycling Center will remain open regular hours for single-sort recycling and waste disposal)
  • Fitness Center

Postponed to June 1

  • Interest due on second half of FY2020 real-estate taxes

Rescheduled to Nov. 7:

  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Postponed until 2021:

  • Memorial Day Parade and Open House
  • Paper Shredding Event
  • Family Fun Day
  • Beginning field inspections of Cape Elizabeth homes townwide revaluation

Open regular hours:

  • Recycling Center will remain open regular hours
  • Fort Williams Park open


Now, more than ever, we encourage residents to utilize our online/mail-in services.

Please continue to be vigilant with your own personal health by following the recommendations and best practices from the United States and Maine Centers for Disease Control. Stay connected to all of our town platforms. We will continue to monitor the situation and will post updates frequently.

Take Advantage of Our Online/Mail in Services:

Need to do business and you're not sure if you can complete it online or through the mail? Give us a call (see numbers below)

See the Cape Elizabeth Schools Coronavirus Updates for latest school information

In addition, we recommend that residents connect with the Maine CDC's Facebook page and website as they are sharing daily updates about the virus and best practices for preventing the spread of it.

Additional Information from the Centers for Disease Control:


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