Port Authority

The Port Authority consists of 7 members, serving terms of 5 years and until their successors are appointed and qualified.  

The Port Authority may:

  • Plan for the maintenance and development of the port, harbor and navigable tidal waters within the jurisdiction of the Town, in order to foster and stimulate commercial and recreational use of these areas; and
  • Aid in the development of salt water fisheries and associated industries; ship and boat building, repair and storage and associated industries; pleasure boating, swimming and other associated recreational uses of these areas and facilities; and
  • Be custodian of municipally-owned wharves, docks, piers and landings; and
  • Make such rules and regulations touching municipally-owned wharves, docks, piers and landings, harbors, harbormasters, and the conduct of its business, as necessary; and, set a fee schedule for the uses thereof.

Updates & Recent News

The Port Authority scheduled a Public Hearing on Wednesday July 8, 2020 at 6:00 PM at the Kittery Community Center- Star Theater for the appplication of 5 Mill Pond Road, Kittery, ME 03904 (Map 23, Lot 5) to replace an old dilapidated dock with a new 4' x 80' pier, a 3' x 36' ramp, and a 10' x 20' float. Agent is Lisa Vickers of Atlantic Environmental, LLC. 

The 2019 boating season is now behind us and thank you to all that made it successful.  We hope all have a great winter and we look forward to seeing all in 2020.  

As of January 1, 2020, the mooring renewal period will be open and available online. Walk-in renewals will begin the following day, on January 2, 2020.  For more information on mooring renewals, please click here.

Staff Contacts

Name Phone
John Brosnihan 207-332-2656

Port Authority Members

NameTitleTermPhone

Chair

12/31/24

439-2061

Vice Chair

12/31/23

439-1589

Member

12/31/23

475-4649

Member

08/31/20

439-5068

Member

01/01/23

John McCollett

Member

12/31/24

Member

12/31/25

603-396-2325