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

PUBLIC NOTICE and AGENDA for January 8, 2020

The Ellsworth Planning Board will meet on Wednesday, January 8, at 6:30 PM in the Council Chamber 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 October 30, 2019 meeting.

Rescheduled from the Cancelled December 4, 2019 Meeting

3. Amendment to a Subdivision Plan entitled Joy Woods (Planfile 35-165) for Steven & Athanasia Joy. The amendment would combine a 1.28-acre lot (Tax Map/Lot 26/1-2-1) and a 1.25-acre lot (Tax Map/Lot 26/1-6) on Carriage Road to form a 2.53-acre lot and reserve a 50’ Right of Way to Lot 7A. All of the subject land is in the Urban Zone.
a. PUBLIC HEARING, DELIBERATION, FINDING OF FACTS AND CONCLUSION.

4. Proposed amendments and additions to Chapter 56 Unified Development Ordinance, Article 3 Zoning Districts, Article 14 Definitions, and Article 8 Performance Standards. The proposed amendments will create additional categories and allowable uses in Article 3 Section 307 Table of Land Uses, create additional entries in Article 14 Definitions, and will add the following Sections to Article 8 Performance Standards: Section 823 Power Generating Facilities, Section 824 Solar Energy Systems, and Section 825 Energy Storage Systems.

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

5. The Ellsworth Planning Office requests clarification from the Planning Board regarding ordinance thresholds for determining which applications need review for approval by the Planning Board.

6. Signing of Mylars

7. Adjournment