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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Public Hearing 10/2/18 on proposed LUO Amendment Museum Use

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The Bar Harbor Town Council will hold a public hearing, pursuant to Bar Harbor Land Use Ordinance, Chapter 125, section 125-9, on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 93 Cottage Street to consider placing the following amendment to the Town Code, Chapter 125 on the annual Town Meeting Warrant for June 11, 2019. 


LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT – Museum Use – Shall an ordinance, dated August 15, 2018 and entitled “Museum Use in the Downtown Village II district” be enacted?

This amendment is to permit museums as an allowed use with site plan approval in the Downtown Village II district.

Copies of the full text amendments are available at the Town Clerk’s office and Planning Department at 93 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609.  Amendments can also be found on the Town’s website under the Planning Department.  Public comment is encouraged at the public hearing on October 2, 2018 or may be submitted in advance by email to or by US Mail.

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