The Ellsworth Planning Department develops, maintains and updates plans, systems, and services necessary to accommodate growth and development in the City. The Planning Department is involved with a wide variety of projects from the planning stages to implementation. Many projects are conducted in conjunction with other City Departments and include a public and private partnership.
The Planning Department also works with developers in preparation of their project being reviewed by the Planning Board. Technical Review Team meetings, where City Department are at the table to answer questions and provide information, are held monthly per the attached schedule. Developers may request a Technical Review Team meeting at any time by contacting the Department staff.
- Meet Us
- Comprehensive Plan
Land Use, Zoning & Special Zones Maps
The Planning Department maintains land use, zoning and special zone maps showing zones within which various uses are permitted.
The Planning Department is involved with a wide variety of projects from the planning stages to construction. Many of these projects are conducted in conjunction with other City Departments and include a public and private partnership component.
The Ellsworth Comprehensive Plan is tailored to the needs of the Ellsworth community while meeting the goals of the State’s Growth Management Act.
- Aquifers, Floodplains and Well Heads
- Critical Natural Areas
- Current Land Use
- Development Constraints
- Future Land Use
- Future Land Use Inset
- Historic Resources
- Soil Type Ratings for Development
- Water and Sewer Infrastructure
- Zoning Map*
* Zoning map used when developing the Comprehensive Plan. This is not the current Zoning Map.