Welcome to Chelsea

“Gateway to the Capital”

Public Hearing Notice

On August 29, 2019 the Chelsea Selectboard will hold a public hearing to take comments on a proposed Medical Marijuana Retail Store Licensing Ordinance. The hearing will be held at 6:30pm at the Chelsea Town Office 560 Togus Road.

Click her to view Medical Retail Marijuana Licensing Ordinance



Chelsea has numerous vacancies on various Boards and Committees including the following:

RSU #12 School Board, Planning Board, Board of Appeals, Budget Committee, Board of Assessment Review, Road Advisory Committee and Cemetery Maintenance Committee.

Interested residents should complete and return the volunteer form ASAP.

Click here for the Volunteer Application


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

Rabies Alert

The CDC has requested that residents of Chelsea be notified of a confirmed cases of rabies in a racoon in the area of the Nelson Road and a suspected rabid fox in the area of the Windsor Road. Residents in all areas of Chelsea should also be aware of the presence of rabies. If you suspect a wild animal to be acting strangely or may be infected with rabies please contact the Maine Warden Service @ 1-800-452-4664.


Chelsea is Live Streaming its meetings

Selectboard meetings can be viewed live and are archived for watching later

The meetings can viewed by clicking here.

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

Click here to view the Public Salt Sand Policy

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

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

Did you know Chelsea Recycles?

Click here to view all the information

Recycling bins are available at the Town Office

Do you have a property assessment question?

Shirley Bartlett, Chelsea’s Assessors Agent, will be available to meet with residents to discuss Real and Personal Property Tax issues. Hours for the public will be 9:00AM to 3:30PM on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month. Residents are encouraged to call first to schedule an appointment to avoid waiting.

Office hours are scheduled for the following days and other days by prior arrangement:

2018 Assessor Office Hours – 9AM to 3:30PM – Subject to change

The assessor will be in Chelsea on the following dates :

May 9 May 23 June 13 June27
July 11 July 25 August 8 August 22
September 12 September 26 October 10 October 24
November 14 November 28 December 12 December 26