Community Development Director

About Bridgton Community Development

The Bridgton Community Development Department oversees and directs all planning and development activities.


  1. a unified body of individuals : people with common interests living in a particular area: an interacting population of various kinds of individuals in a common location : a group of people with a common characteristic or interest living together within a larger society : a group linked  by a common policy : a body of persons or nations having a common history or common social, economic , and political interests :  society at large the interests  of the community : joint ownership or participation : common character: likeness community of interests : social activity : fellowship: a social state or condition


  1. to set forth or make clear by degrees or in detail : to make visible or manifest : to work out the  possibilities  of : to create or produce especially by deliberate effort over time :  to make active or promote the growth of : to make available or usable : to make suitable for commercial or residential purposes : to cause to evolve or unfold gradually : to lead or conduct through a succession of states or changes each of which is preparatory for the next: to expand by a process of growth : to become gradually manifest to come into being gradually

(Source: Merriam-Webster Dictionary)

Land Use & Zoning

Comprehensive Plan

In 2014, Bridgton voters adopted a Comprehensive Plan for the town, around which much of the current Community Development Department work is focused. You can view the Comprehensive Plan here.

Special Projects

Main Street Streetscape Project

We’re proud to announce that Phase I of this project was completed on November 10, 2016. Phase II is now in the works, and you can view the agenda from the kickoff meeting here.

The early stages of this project were documented on a blog that you can check out here.