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If you are a local business with signs posted on City Property (hiring, "we're open," etc.); please be aware they are prohibited by local ordinance and have been removed. Collected signs may be picked up at City Hall. Thank you.
On July 1, 2022 Transfer Station permits are increasing. $145.00 for a Resident Permit and $20.00 for a Second Sticker.

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  • There are a variety of options for financing your business.  Whether you are starting up, expanding or doing another type of business development project, we are here to help achieve your business goals and utilize a strong network of business professionals that are dedicated to and charged with the task of helping businesses in Midcoast Maine.

    Business Financing Partners

    Below are a list of business financing partners that the City of Rockland works with. Not sure where to start with your financing? Talk to us today to discuss your options and business incentives that may be available to you.

    • The City of Rockland administers a regional micro loan program that is designed to assist small businesses.  Information on the Knox County Micro-Loan program can be found here:
    • The City partners with the Midcoast Economic Development District (MCEDD) who provides a number of different financing programs for businesses who either cannot access traditional financing or need gap financing to startup or expand their business.  Contact MCEDD for more details on their financing programs here:
    • The Small Business Administration also provides a number of financing programs for small businesses across the state:
    • Coastal Enterprises Inc. (CEI) has a variety of business loans, venture capital and tax credit programs to meet the needs of a variety of small and medium sized businesses: