Welcome to Chelsea

“Gateway to the Capital”




Tax bills have been sent out to taxpayers. If you notice an error or have a question please contact the Chelsea Town Office.

If you have a question on your assessed value or other assessment question please contact the Town Office.

Payment of the taxes can be made in two periods. The first due date for half the amount is October 14, 2020.


Absentee Ballots Applications are available

Chelsea voters are encouraged to absentee vote this year.

If you would like a ballot sent to you for voting on November 3, 2020 please print, fill out and return the request form below. Ballots will be sent to you when they become available. When the ballots become available. Voters can also vote by absentee in person. The deadline to request an Absentee Ballot is Thursday October 29, 2020 at 4:30PM. The deadline to return your Absentee Ballot is election night (November 3) by 8:00PM.

Nov. 3 Election Absentee Application

Request a ballot from Maine.gov

Residents needing to register to vote need to do so by October 13, 2020.


Selectboard Meeting have been moved to the Chelsea Grange

We are working to make meetings as accessible as possible. We will be using Zoom at the Grange to allow the public to participate. In person attendance is encouraged. Social distancing, maximum occupancy and face masking guidelines will be followed as best as possible.

An invitation to the Zoom meeting will provided to anyone requesting an invite prior to the meeting.


Get up to date information on the COVID-19 Virus by clicking on the Maine Center of Disease Control website below

Click here for current information

Other information is available by dialing 2-1-1 on your phone


The Town Report is available electronically

Click here to view the 2019 Town Report

The Town Audit is available electronically

Click here to view the Chelsea 2018 Audit

The Selectboard has approved a Public Salt/Sand Shed Use Policy

Click here to view the Public Salt Sand Policy

Residents wishing to get sand must sign the attached release form and return it to the Town Office before sand can be obtained

Click here for a copy of Sand Pile Release Form to sign and return


Chelsea is Live Streaming its meetings

Selectboard meetings can be viewed live. Meetings are also archived for watching later.

The meetings can viewed by clicking here.


Chelsea has numerous vacancies on various Boards and Committees.

Click here for the Volunteer Application

Did you know Chelsea Recycles?

Click here for the ecomaine recyclopedia

Recycling bins are available at the Town Office

Do you have a property assessment question?

Taxpayers with assessing question are encouraged to call first  at 207-582-4802 to schedule an appointment.

Office hours are:

2020 Assessor Office Hours – Subject to change

The assessor will be in Chelsea on the following dates :

July 28, 2020 Augusta 4, 2020 August 23, 2020 Sept. 14, 2020
Sept. 29, 2020 October 13, 2020 October 27, 2020