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

PUBLIC NOTICE and AGENDA for February 5, 2020

The Ellsworth Planning Board will meet on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 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 January 8, 2020 meeting.

3. Preliminary Plan Review for a Revision to an Existing Major Subdivision entitled Joy Woods (Planfile 47-9 dated November 5, 2019) for Lawrence Piazza. The amendment would split a 9.93 acre lot into two lots, creating lot 6A (Tax Map 133, Lot 14-1) consisting of 7.82 acres and lot 6B (Tax Map 133 Lot 14-1-1) consisting of 2.11 acres. All of the subject land is in the Urban Zone.

a. PUBLIC HEARING AND DETERMINATION OF APPLICATION COMPLETENESS

4. Final Plan Review for a Revision to an Existing Major Subdivision entitled Joy Woods (Planfile 47-9 dated November 5, 2019) for Lawrence Piazza. The amendment would split a 9.93 acre lot into two lots, creating lot 6A (Tax Map 133, Lot 14-1) consisting of 7.82 acres and lot 6B (Tax Map 133, Lot 14-1-1) consisting of 2.11 acres. All of the subject land is in the Urban Zone.

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

5. 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 Solar Energy Systems, Section 824 Energy Storage Systems and Section 825 Facility Operations, Maintenance, Decommissioning and Abandonment.

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

6. 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.

7. Signing of Mylars

8. Adjournment