Animal Control



Animal Control

The Town of Farmington has one animal control officer to enforce State laws as well as infractions in accordance with the Town of Farmington Animal Control Ordinance. This officer handles domestic animal issues within the town only. 


Animal Control Officer Matthew Billian


Phone: 207-491-1412

Matthew is a Farmington resident and business owner, born in South Florida, who has worked in public safety in many different facets. Matthew worked 15 years as a Certified Telecommunicator Operator (911 dispatcher) including as a supervisor at a regional communication center. He has worked in law enforcement as a reserve for 12 years. Matthew regularly teaches emergency communication at the state level at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. Matthew joined the Farmington Police Department in December of 2021 as the Animal Control Officer. Matthew and his family enjoy the outdoors and everything his family has to offer.


Local Animal Resources:

Franklin County Animal Shelter

550 Industry Road

Farmington, ME 04938

(207) 778-2638


Falls Road Veterinary Clinic

475 Farmington Falls Road

Farmington, ME 04938

(207) 778-2840


Farmington Veterinary Clinic

246 High Street

Farmington, ME 04938

(207) 778-2061


Dog Licenses:

You can license your dog at the Town Office.  Click here for more information.

State Animal Resources:
  • For non-domestic animal issues please contact the local non-emergency number for the State of Maine Game Warden services at (207) 624-7076.
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