Road Postings – 2/28/24 – 5/15/24

TOWN OF BRIDGTON

NOTICE OF ROAD POSTING

The Town of Bridgton Roads are now posted in accordance with MRS Title 29-A Section 2395.

This is done to protect our roadways from damage during the thaw cycle. 

The following roads will be posted commencing February 28, 2024, through May 15, 2024. For more information please contact David Madsen, Public Services Director, 207-647-1127 or dmadsen@bridgtonmaine.org

SOUTH BRIDGTON

Burnham Road, Willis Park Road, Ingalls Road, Fosterville Road (to end), Winn Road, Swamp Road, North Road, Raspberry Lane, and Camp Pondicherry Road, Pinhook Rd, Wildwood and Moose Cove Lodge.

WEST BRIDGTON

Mountain Road, Stack Em Inn, Hio Ridge Road, Sam Ingalls Road, Whitney Road, Highland Pines Road, Millbrook Road, Harmon Road, Isaac Stevens Road, Kilgore Road, Cedar Drive, Keene Lane, Kendall Ham, East Pondicherry Road, West Pondicherry Road, and South Bay Road (Knights Hill Development).

NORTH BRIDGTON

Highland Road, Chadbourne Hill Road, Upper Ridge Road, Middle Ridge Road, Monk Road, Kimball Road, Highland Point Development.

VILLAGE AREA

Kansas Road, Lower Main Street, Pond Road, Dugway Road, Mt. Henry Road, Zion Hill Road, Smith Ave., Meadow Street, Iredale Street, Chase Street, Elm Street, Mechanic Street, Nulty Street, Kennard Street, Bacon Street, Church Street, Cottage Street, Gage Street, Fowler, Walker, Creamery and Pleasant Streets.

Planning Board Public Hearing 2.20.24

TOWN OF BRIDGTON

PUBLIC NOTICE

PLANNING BOARD PUBLIC HEARINGS

Land Use Ordinance

The Planning Board for the Town of Bridgton will hold a public hearing on February 20, 2024 at 5pm, on a proposed amendments to the Town of Bridgton Land Use Ordinance, pursuant to 30-A M.R.S.A. § 4352. The proposed amendments pertain to compliance with the proposed Mass Gathering Ordinance, and these amendments will be conditional upon a majority vote in favor of the Mass Gathering Ordinance in the June election.

The public hearing draft of the proposed amendments is available here and at the Town office. The public hearing and meeting agenda is posted on the Town website. Please direct any questions to Community Development Director, Victoria Hill, at vhill@bridgtonmaine.org or (207) 803-9956.

Public Hearing- Primax Properties, LLC

Town of Bridgton

PUBLIC HEARING:

The Bridgton Planning Board will conduct a Public Hearing at The Bridgton Town Office, 3 Chase Street, Suite 1, Bridgton, Maine on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, beginning at 5:00p.m. to consider the following:

An application filed by Primax Properties, LLC for a project entitled “Tractor Supply Company and Dollar General”, located on Portland Road, Bridgton, Maine 04009, known as Bridgton Tax Map 5 Lot 85-3.

The application is available for viewing at the Bridgton Town Office by appointment only. All interested individuals are invited to attend at the above place and time or may participate via Zoom.

Planning Board Public Hearing on Minimum Lot Size 1.30.24

TOWN OF BRIDGTON

PUBLIC NOTICE

PLANNING BOARD PUBLIC HEARINGS

Land Use Ordinance

The Planning Board for the Town of Bridgton will hold a public hearing on January 30, 2024, immediately following the 5pm public hearing, on a proposed amendments to the Town of Bridgton Land Use Ordinance, pursuant to 30-A M.R.S.A. § 4352. The proposed amendments pertain to minimum lot size in the Rural Neighborhood District.

The public hearing draft of the proposed amendments can be found here and are available at the Town office. The public hearing agenda will be posted on the Town website. Please direct any questions to Community Development Director, Victoria Hill, at vhill@bridgtonmaine.org or (207) 803-9956.

Planning Board Public Hearing on Housing Law Compliance 1.30.24

TOWN OF BRIDGTON

PUBLIC NOTICE

PLANNING BOARD PUBLIC HEARINGS

Land Use Ordinance

The Planning Board for the Town of Bridgton will hold a public hearing on January 30, 2024 at 5 pm on a proposed amendments to the Town of Bridgton Land Use Ordinance, pursuant to 30-A M.R.S.A. § 4352. The proposed amendments pertain to compliance with recent state legislation (see below).

“PL 2021, Ch. 672, “An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Commission To Increase Housing Opportunities in Maine by Studying Zoning and Land Use Restrictions,” generally referred to by its legislative tracking name of LD 2003, was signed into law by Governor Mills on April 27, 2022. This law is designed to remove unnecessary regulatory barriers to housing production in Maine, while preserving local ability to create land use plans and protect sensitive environmental resources. LD 2003 is based on the recommendations of the legislative commission named in the title, though not all those recommendations are included in the enacted legislation.” – Maine DECD

The public hearing draft of the proposed amendments can be found here and are available at the Town office. The public hearing agenda is posted on the Town website. Please direct any questions to Community Development Director, Victoria Hill, at vhill@bridgtonmaine.org or (207) 803-9956.

Annual Planning Board Training

On Thursday, January 25, 2024, beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the Bridgton Town Office, 10 Iredale Street, Bridgton, Maine, there will be a legal training for the Planning Board and support staff. Although there will be a quorum of members present representing each Board, no official business will be conducted.

Members of the public may observe, but may not participate, in this Annual Board Training.

Parking Ban – 1/10/24 to 1/11/24

Town-Wide Parking Ban

** 1/10/2024 – 1/11/2024 **

 

No vehicle shall be parked on any public street or way between the hours

of 11:00 p.m. this evening until 7:00 a.m. tomorrow.

Vehicles may be towed at the owner’s expense.

 

Thank you for your cooperation.

Public Services Department – Town of Bridgton

Warming Center Notice 01/10 – 01/12

The Town of Bridgton will be opening their warming center at the Bridgton Community Center (15 Depot Street) for the following schedule:

*  Wednesday, January 10th from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

*Thursday, January 11th from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

* Friday, January 12th from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

** Masks are required**

Pet’s are welcome, but please note that all animals must be kept in a carrier and will be kept in a separate unheated building on the premisis. 

Should you have any questions or concerns please contact the Bridgton Community Center directly at: 207-647-3116 

Parking Ban – 1/9/2024 – 1/10/2024

Town-Wide Parking Ban

** 1/9/2024 – 1/10/2024 **

 

No vehicle shall be parked on any public street or way between the hours

of 7:00 p.m. this evening until 7:00 p.m. tomorrow.

Vehicles may be towed at the owner’s expense.

 

Thank you for your cooperation.

Public Services Department – Town of Bridgton

 

Parking Ban – 1/8/2024 – 1/9/2024

Town-Wide Parking Ban

** 1/8/2024 – 1/9/2024 **

 

No vehicle shall be parked on any public street or way between the hours

of 10:00 p.m. this evening until 7:00 a.m. tomorrow.

Vehicles may be towed at the owner’s expense.

 

Thank you for your cooperation.

Public Services Department – Town of Bridgton

 

Route 302 Road Closure – NOW OPEN

Road has been reopened!

Rt 302 will be closed until further notice at the intersection of Stanley Hill Rd in Fryeburg.  Detour signs will be posted at Knights Hill Rd in Bridgton.

Local traffic will be able to proceed on Rt 302 as far as Stanley Hill Rd.

Road Closure Notice

Rt 302 will be closed until further notice at the intersection of Stanley Hill Rd in Fryeburg.  Detour signs will be posted at Knights Hill Rd in Bridgton.

Local traffic will be able to proceed on Rt 302 as far as Stanley Hill Rd.

Storm Damage 12/19/2023

Storm Damage

Please be advised that our crews are out working on repairing storm damage from yesterday’s heavy rains and winds.

We appreciate your patience as we prioritize the most urgent needs and are working diligently to get to everyone as soon as possible.