The Washington County Council of Governments (WCCOG) is a municipal membership organization that delivers a wide range of customized planning, advisory and resources development services to help communities build the future of Washington County, Maine.

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WCCOG Member Towns

  • Community Development
    Community Development
  • Bold Coast Scenic Byway
    Bold Coast Scenic Byway
  • Brownfields Assessment
  • Regional Planning
    Regional Planning
  • Training and Member Services
    Training and Member Services
  • Clams, Economy and Land Use
    Clams, Economy and Land Use

News from Washington County Council of Governments

Wind Energy Zoning & Permitting Toolkit

Published on: December 19, 2017
The Clean Energy States Alliance & Northeast Wind Resource Center now offer a new toolkit to help local governments facilitate development of wind in their communities. Read more...

Growing Farm Friendly Communities

Published on: December 19, 2017
A discussion about creating municipal agricultural commissions, and other tools to support farms in your town. Read more...

Coastal Communities Survey - Management Strategies

Published on: December 6, 2017
The Association of State Flood Plain Managers (ASFPM) & partners want to hear from elected officials, community planners, floodplain and emergency managers, and others involved in coastal management. Read more...

Funding Opportunities

FY18 CDBG Proposed Program Statement Public Hearing

Published on: October 31, 2017
The Office of Community Development is holding a public hearing on the FY18 CDBG Proposed Program Statement on November 9, 2017. Read more...

Marine Economy Capital Grants Program

Published on: April 21, 2017
MTI is soliciting grant proposals from all participants in the Maine marine economy: firms,municipalities (including shellfish committees), private, public and non-profit entities, or collaborations of any of these who need capital investments to conduct innovative business development projects in Maine’s marine economy. Read more...

Land and Water Conservation Fund Grants Now Open!

Published on: April 3, 2017
PRE-APPROVAL SITE INSPECTION REQUEST DEADLINE is July 28, 2017. APPLICATION DEADLINE is 5:00 PM on Friday, November 17, 2017 Read more...


Building Bicycle Tourism DownEast

Published on: November 30, 2017

Local Planning Board Training

Published on: April 18, 2017
This workshop is designed as a basic introduction to the various legal rules governing decisions made by local planning boards and land use appeals boards. It is aimed primarily at new or less experienced board members. Long-time board members may also find it helpful. Read more...