Planning Board

Anyone with questions about a pending or planned project is encouraged to contact Planning Director Michele Gagnon by emailing planner@barharbormaine.gov for more information.


Contact information for the Planning Board is located lower on the page, beneath the agenda and applications.




PLANNING BOARD MEETING — WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2021 AT 4 PM

Please note:
This meeting will be held in-person, in the Council Chambers in the Municipal Building at 93 Cottage Street in Bar Harbor


I. CALL TO ORDER

II. ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA

III. EXCUSED ABSENCES

IV. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
The Planning Board allows up to 15 minutes of public comment on any subject not on the agenda and not a pending application before the board, with a maximum of three minutes per person.

V. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a. July 7, 2021

VI. ELECTION OF OFFICERS
a. Chairman
b. Vice-chairman
c. Secretary

VII. REGULAR BUSINESS
a. Compliance Review for PUD-2017-02 (limited to §125-67 X. of the Bar Harbor Land Use Ordinance, per Business and Consumer Docket #BCD-APP-2021-05)
Project Location
: 25 West Street Extension (Tax Map 103, Lots 48 and 49) encompassing 1.54 acres of land in the Village Residential district.
Owner: BHAPTS, LLC, 1000 Market Street, Building One, Suite 300, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Application: To convert four existing buildings on the site from 16 dwelling units to eight dwelling units, and to add three new buildings with eight total dwelling units in those, for a total of seven buildings and 16 dwelling units.
VIII. OTHER BUSINESS
a. Discuss exempting roof top parking from height requirement (request of Chair St. Germain)
b. Next three months - clean up some of the long-standing errors, omissions, formatting issues in the Land Use Ordinance; and finalize Chapter 31 Boards and Committees and Planning Board bylaws

IX. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR THE NEXT AGENDA

X. REVIEW OF PENDING PLANNING BOARD PROJECTS


XI. ADJOURNMENT



                                                                                                                                                                                                                        



Meetings

  • 1st Wednesday of each month at 4 PM in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Building (93 Cottage Street)

Agendas, Packets, and Minutes


  • Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
  • To view an agenda, click on the Calendar and select the meeting by date.
  • Minutes are available following approval and signing.
Most Recent AgendaView All Packets and Minutes

Governing

Documents


Members


  • Tom St. Germain, Chair
    Term expires 2022
  • Joseph Cough, Vice Chair
    Term expires 2023
  • Erica Brooks, Secretary
    Term expires 2021

  • Millard Dority
    Term expires 2023

  • Basil Eleftheriou, Jr.
    Term expires 2021

Contact the Planning Board via email


  planningboard@barharbormaine.gov

Please note: Sending an email to this address will go to all members of the Planning Board listed above, as well as town staff members in the Planning and Code Enforcement office: Planning Director Michele Gagnon, Code Enforcement Officer Angela Chamberlain, Deputy Code Enforcement Officer Mike Gurtler, Assistant Planner Steve Fuller and Administrative Assistant Tammy DesJardin.

If the message relates to a particular application before the Planning Board, that email will also be provided to the applicant. Any message sent to this email address is also considered a public record and may be subject to a request under the Maine Freedom of Access Act. Information that you wish to keep confidential should not be included in email correspondence to this address.

Contact information for individual Planning Board members is not provided, as anything sent to individual member(s) of the board and not all parties involved in the review of a particular application would constitute ex parte communication.


Applications


 Schedule for applications and meetings:

 Planning Board applications: