TOWN OF BRIDGTON
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (207) 803-9956.