Water Main Break

January 30, 2023 – There is a water main break in the Surry Road area. All of Surry Rd. starting at Laurel St has no water, including Westwood Dr., Mountain View Dr., Hillside Dr. and Edaco Ct. After repairs are completed there will be a boil order for some customers. Further info will be posted when available.

PUBLIC NOTICE and AGENDA for December 1, 2022

The regular meeting of the Ellsworth Planning Board will be held Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 5:30 PM in the Council Chamber at City Hall. Pursuant to 1 M.R.S. § 403-B, the Planning Board has adopted a policy governing remote participation in its proceedings. In the event that public participation through remote methods (ZOOM) is permitted, additional information about accessing the meeting remotely will be posted at www.ellsworthmaine.gov and on the City Facebook page by noon on the day of the meeting. Persons requesting accommodations to access the meeting may reach the Planning Department at (207) 669-6615 or mwilliams@ellsworthmaine.gov.

Zoom Meeting Attendee Information

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1. Call to Order

2. Adoption of Minutes from the November 2, 2022 regular meeting.

3. Revision to an approved Subdivision entitled Rock n’ Stare Ledges Subdivision for Applicant/Owner Janet Bosworth. The proposal is to amend lot lines conveying 1.96 acres of land from one lot to an abutting lot within the subdivision creating an approximately 5-acre lot at 84 Gator Way (Tax Map 93, Lot 3-2) in the Rural (R), Resource Protection (RP), and General Development (GD) Zoning Districts.

  • DETERMINATION of COMPLETENESS
  • PUBLIC HEARING
  • DELIBERATION, FINDING of FACTS, and DECISION

4. Final Plan Review for a Major Use Site Development entitled Boggy Brook Substation Expansion for Applicant/Owner Versant Power. The proposal is to expand the substation yard. The property is a 51.73-acre lot located at 17 Industrial Road (Tax Map 59, Lot 14) in the Urban (U) Zoning District.

  • PUBLIC HEARING
  • DELIBERATION, FINDING of FACTS, and DECISION

5. Proposed amendments to Chapter 56 Unified Development Ordinance, Article 3 Zoning Districts, Article 6 Site Development Review, Article 8 Performance Standards, and Article 14 Definitions. The proposed amendments refine existing permitted use categories, major use site plan development review applicability thresholds, performance standards, and/or definitions, primarily as they relate to stand-alone solar energy systems. The Board will continue its review of draft documents from November 2nd.

  • DISCUSSION of PROPOSED AMENDMENTS
  • PUBLIC HEARING
  • RECOMMENDATION to CITY COUNCIL

6. Staff Comments

7. Adjournment