CITY OF ELLSWORTH PLANNING BOARD
One City Hall Plaza
Ellsworth, Maine 04605

PUBLIC NOTICE and AGENDA for May 2, 2018

The Ellsworth Planning Board will meet on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at 7:00 PM in the Council Chambers at City Hall to conduct the following business, hear public comment and consider the following requests:

1. Call to Order

2. Adoption of Minutes from the March 7, 2018 meeting

3. Amendment to an Approved Major Use Site Development and Major Subdivision titled Atlantic Storage for Atlantic Landscape Construction. The proposed amendment would increase the number of residential duplexes from four to five (and total number of units from eight to 10) by converting a building previously approved for use as an office to a two-family home. The project is located at 124 Bangor Road on two parcels totaling 10.05-acres (Tax Map/Lot: 50/68 and 41/75), in the Urban Zone.

a. PUBLIC HEARING, DELIBERATION, FINDING OF FACTS AND CONCLUSION.

4. Proposed Amendments to the Ellsworth Code of Ordinances, Chapter 56, Unified Development Ordinance. The proposed amendments pertain to the siting of facilities posing risks to drinking water, lighting standards, medical marijuana caregivers, and allowable home occupations in zoning districts.

a. DISCUSSION OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS
i. Article 3, Zoning Districts
ii. Article 8, Performance Standards
iii. Article 14, Definitions
b. PUBLIC HEARING
c. RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE CITY COUNCIL

5. Proposed Amendment to the City of Ellsworth Official Land Use Map. The proposal is to consider the rezoning of land on the east side of Route 172 (the Surry Road) from the Neighborhood Zoning District to the Urban Zoning District. The proposed rezoning includes seven parcels (or portions thereof) totaling 37.84± acres on Tax Map 20.

a. DISCUSSION OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT
b. PUBLIC HEARING
c. RECOMMENDATION TO CITY COUNCIL

6. Signing of Mylars

7. Adjournment