Business & Technology Parks
Lots and spaces are available in the Maine Technology Industrial Park. In addition, engineering and design are underway for a new, 30-acre professional and technology park off Kelley Road at Exit 191 off I-95. Contact Evan Richert, Town Planner, for information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The UpStart Center for Entreprenuership incubator, jointly developed by the University of Maine and the Bangor Target Area Development Corporation, is located in the Maine Tech Park. UMaine has its own Innovation Center for student enterprise. Downtown Orono is also a great place for start-ups, close to services, the University, and amenities.
Zoning & Codes Click here for the Town of Orono Zoning Map
Orono is zoned for commerce and industry, including the icinity of Exits 191 and 193 of Interstate 95; Downtown; on Park Street near the University of Maine; and several neighborhood commercial areas. Small-scale businesses are welcome in the Stillwater Avenue corridor. Home occupation - an option for start-ups and professional services - are allowed throughout most of the Town, with approval by the Planning Board.
Agricultural enterprises are welcome throughout Orono's large Foresty and Agriculture District