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The Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation wants to make sure that individuals who have military experience and training and who wish to obtain a plumbing license receive appropriate credit for their military training and experience. If you have military experience and training in the plumbing field and want to become licensed in Maine as a Master or Journeyman Plumber, please contact Bob LeClair (207-624-8678) or Catherine Carroll (207-624-8605) or email the office before submitting an application. They will explain the application process and assist you in preparing your application for licensure.

Click HERE for information specific to military qualifications.


How to apply for a license


Features of our online Licensing System

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What's New
2015 Uniform Plumbing Code Presentation 2015 UPC PowerPoint Presentation

Veterans Preference Policy (adopted February 2017)

OPOR Veterans Preference Policy February 2017
Newly Adopted Installation Standards Chapter 4 of the Plumbers' Examining Board Rules- Effective October 1, 2016
2015 UPC Training Sessions Announcement & Schedule for Upcoming UPC Training Sessions
Air Testing On March 9, 2011, the Plumbers' Examining Board voted to allow the testing of plastic schedule 40 DWV piping systems with 5 psi maximum of air. For safety purposes, when testing with air, a listed 6 psi relief valve is required. Click HERE for a copy of the policy.
Rulemaking Changes None at this time
Statutory Changes or Proposals Public Law Chapter 242, An Act to Amend the
Requirements Concerning Small Restaurants That
Serve Alcoholic Beverages

10 Day Notification
Laws & Rules Plumbers' Examining Board Laws & Rules
Informational 2009 Uniform Plumbing Code Presentation
Maine State Internal Plumbing Code
EPA's Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program Rule



Last Updated: March 23, 2017