York Judicial Center

The York Judicial Center (YJC) is now open to the public.

York Judicial Center exterior

  • Exterior of York Judicial Center

    York Judicial Center

  • YJC lobby

    Public waiting area

  • conference room

    Conference/training room

  • YJC courtroom

    One of ten courtrooms

Building Highlights

  • Fully accessible, 3-story building; front entrance drop-off loop
  • Ample public parking
  • Adjacent to public transportation
  • Biddeford Saco Old Orchard Beach Transit Phone: (207) 282-5408
  • York County Community Action Corp. Transportation Phone: (207) 459-2932
    • Beginning May 8, 2023, the Southern Maine Connector bus route will begin stopping at the York Judicial Center. Call for more info or to sign up.
  • Entry screening during all business hours
  • Spacious waiting and lobby areas featuring public art commissioned under the Maine Percent for Art program
  • Public WIFI access
  • Family and companion care restrooms; single-user all-gender restrooms; and a private lactation room
  • Seven Clerk's Office windows
  • Language line adjacent to the Clerk's Office for limited-English proficient (LEP) visitors
  • Secure in-person arraignment, detention, and support areas
  • Video arraignment capability
  • Ten total courtrooms, including three jury courtrooms
  • All courtrooms equipped with state-of-the-art Audio/Visual and video conferencing technology
  • 27 Attorney/Client conference and mediation rooms

Eco-Friendly & Energy Efficient Features

  • All electric building; no fossil fuel consumption
  • 70 geothermal wells drilled to depths of 500 ft to reduce heating and cooling costs
  • Hydronic snowmelt systems for main entrance and service drive to maintain a safe approach and reduce the building's use of melting agents, like salt
  • High efficiency lighting throughout the facility and parking lots
  • Rooftop solar panels (Fall 2023 installation) offset electrical demand by roughly 15%
  • Air conditioning with CO2 monitoring and occupancy sensors
  • Electric Vehicle (EV) chargers in parking lots

YJC Wayfinding Plan (PDF) 2-page plan showing the location of courtrooms, conference rooms, the clerk's office and public areas.

YJC Fact Sheet (PDF)


Contact info@courts.maine.gov.