PORTLAND -- In response to the Civil Emergency Proclamation regarding spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, Cumberland County Government Offices will close to the general public for thirty days - beginning today, March 16, 2020.
Cumberland County Offices will remain operational, but public access to the Probate Court and Office, Executive Offices, and the Registry of Deeds in Portland will be restricted. Public access to the County Emergency Management Agency Office and Regional Communications Center in Windham will be restricted as well.
The District Attorney’s Office in Portland will continue to have limited public access. Members of the public having business with the office who haven’t already been assured entry should call or email in advance. The phone number for the District Attorney’s Office is 207-871-8384. Further contact information is available at cumberlandcounty.org.
Calls, emails and electronic filing will still be allowed at the Cumberland County Probate Court. The phone number for the Probate Office is 207-871-8382. There is a drop box at the Newbury Street Entrance to the County Courthouse for Probate documents. Further contact information is available at cumberlandcounty.org.
The Cumberland County Registry of Deeds Office is closed to the general public, but is accepting electronic recordings. The Registry also has a drop-box for paper recordings. The phone number for the Registry is 207-871-8389. There is a backup number too, which is 207-871-8399. Further contact information is available at cumberlandcounty.org
Cumberland County Commissioners and staff encourage members of the public to follow guidelines laid out in Governor Mills’s Civil Emergency Proclamation to protect yourself and practice strict social distancing measures to prevent the spread of the disease. Regular updates on the state of the disease can be found at the Maine Center for Disease Control and United States Center for Disease Control.