City of Ellsworth
Board of Appeals and Assessment Review
One City Hall Plaza
Ellsworth, ME 04605


The meeting of the Ellsworth Board of Appeals and Assessment Review on Monday May 24, 2021 at 6:30pm, for consideration on the following requests:


  1. HEARING AND CONSIDERATION: Request of the City of Ellsworth for a Variance appeal to replace/upgrade the sewer pump station located at 27 Water Street and encroach 6” into the north property sideline and the replacement generator encroaches 8’ into the west property sideline (Tax Map 134 Lot 187), in the General Development “GD” zone.
  2. HEARING AND CONSIDERATION: Request of Randall M. Griffin for an Administrative appeal on a Minor Site Development permit issued to Mr. Lynn French to construct a 600’ x 20’ driveway for the property located at 674 Winkumpaugh Road (Tax Map 99 Lot 16) in the Drinking Water “DW” zone.
  3. HEARING AND CONSIDERATION: Request of Hermany Realty Corp c/o Walgreens appeal for the FY 2021 tax assessment for the property located at 226 High Street, (Tax 131 Map Lot55) in the Commercial ‘C’ zone.

New procedure for public participation in Board of Appeals meetings:

Meetings will be held in the City Hall Council Chambers at 1 City Hall Plaza with only the allowable number of participants based on maintaining social distancing guidelines. There will be additional seating available in the 2nd floor Auditorium for citizens; those wishing to make comments on an agenda item will have the opportunity to make those live at that location through the use of technology. Emailed questions and public comments will no longer be read aloud throughout the meeting; individuals are welcome to email to share their feedback on any issue. All public comments on agenda items will need to be made from City Hall during the meeting.

Meetings will continue to be broadcast live on the City of Ellsworth, Maine Facebook page and YouTube Page; as well as recorded and made available live on Spectrum Channel 1303.