Starting a business in Waldoboro


Thinking about starting a business or moving your business to Waldoboro?
Waldoboro has diverse properties ideal for retail, service & manufacturing businesses of nearly all sizes and types.

Thank you for visiting the WBA website and for considering Waldoboro as the location for your business.

You’ve chosen a wonderful town with lots to offer, not the least of which are its genuinely rural location with immediate access to salt and fresh water, a highly talented group of business men and women, a rich commercial history and numerous physical resources, including an excellent transport system, a business park, and state-of-the-art communications. You will also appreciate Waldoboreans’ strong work ethic, their “CAN DO” attitude, and their willingness to help. All you need to do is ASK!

To learn about doing business in Maine and in Waldoboro there are numerous resources available to you. Because every business is unique we’re not going to go into specifics. However, we can point you to a number of important resources to get your started: Before looking at Waldoboro, per se, please consult the requirements of, and resources made available by, the State of Maine.

If the foregoing link is not available, please go to and select “How do I start a business in Maine?” located under the heading “How do I….?”

After acquainting yourself with the information the State of Maine provides, please go to the Town of Waldoboro website. As a new-comer to the town, you will want to peruse all of the information available about the town’s Municipal Departments. Note, in particular, the information provided under Planning and Development. Of special interest will be the Land Use Ordinance and the Comprehensive Plan Adopted by Town Meeting June 15, 2006 and the Comprehensive Plan Adopted by Town Meeting January 1998. 

If you have specific questions, which the foregoing resources do not address, please email us at or write to us at: Waldoboro Business Association, P.O. Box 1346, Waldoboro, ME 04572-1346.

A Warm Welcome Awaits You in Waldoboro