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Notice of a Public Hearing
Proposed Land Use Ordinance Amendments
for June 12, 2018 Vote
This is to notify the public that, under the requirements of Bar Harbor Land Use Ordinance, Chapter 125, Article I General Provisions, Section 125-9, the Bar Harbor Town Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed Land Use Ordinance amendments listed below and consider placement on the June 12, 2018 annual Town Meeting Warrant for voting thereon. The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 93 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, Maine.
LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT – Adoption of the Statewide timber harvesting standards and repeal of Forest Management and Timber Harvesting Provisions in the Land Use Ordinance – Shall an Ordinance dated November 1, 2017 and entitled “An amendment to adopt the statewide timber harvesting standards and repeal the forest management and timber harvesting provisions in the Land Use Ordinance” be enacted?
LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT – Shoreland Zoning Corrections Required by DEP – Shall an Ordinance dated November 1, 2017 and entitled “An amendment to meet conditions imposed by the Department of Environmental Protection to various Articles of the Land Use Ordinance” be enacted?
LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT – Integration of Appendix C (Table of Permitted Uses) and individual Official Neighborhood District Maps into Article III (Land Use Activities and Standards) – Shall an Ordinance dated November 1, 2017 and entitled “An amendment to move the regulations found in Appendix C Table of Permitted Uses to their respective districts in Article III Land Use Activities and Standards, delete Appendix C in the Land Use Ordinance, and insert individual Official Neighborhood District Maps to each district in Article III” be enacted?
NOTE: If the Warrant Article “Adoption of the Statewide timber harvesting Provisions is voted and approved by voters the intent of this Warrant Article is to be subject to the Statewide timber harvesting provisions, to not contradict that Warrant Article and to delete all references to timber harvesting and forest management.