Land Use Information

Land Use Ordinance (Click here to use the Town of Bar Harbor Land Use Ordinance Chapter 125)

Planning Board Public Hearing scheduled for February 15, 2017 has been Postponed to March 1, 2017


LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT - Appendix A, Historic Properties in the Design Review Overlay District - Shall an Ordinance dated February 2, 2017 and entitled "An amendment to make additions, deletions and corrections to Appendix A, Historic Properties in the Design Review Overlay District in the Land Use Ordinance and to sort and publish the document by Tax Map and Lot numbers" be enacted?

LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT - Boundaries of the Design Review Overlay District - Shall an Ordinance dated February 2, 2017 and entitled "An amendment to make additions, deletions and corrections to 125-112A Boundaries of the Design Review Overlay District" be enacted?
 



Town Council Public Hearing scheduled for March 7, 2017 on the following LUO amendments proposed for June 13, 2017 annual town meeting.


LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT – Parking Lot –
Various districts
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Shall an Ordinance dated November 17, 2016 and entitled “An amendment to add the defined use “parking lot” as a principal use permitted by Planning Board site plan review to the Bar Harbor Gateway district, Downtown Village I district, Downtown Village II district, Downtown Village Transitional district, Shoreland General Development III district, Educational Institutional district, Hulls Cove Business district, Ireson Hill Corridor district, Marine Research district and Scientific Research district in the Land Use Ordinance” be enacted?

LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT – Accessory Uses and Accessory Use Parking - Various districts  Shall an Ordinance dated December 21, 2016 and entitled “An amendment to clarify the definition of accessory use to include accessory use parking; an amendment to permit accessory uses in the Mount Desert Street Corridor district, Downtown Village I district, Downtown Village II district, Downtown Village Transitional district; an amendment to delete redundant accessory use parking lot uses and to clarify that permitted accessory uses and structures are allowed in the following districts: Downtown Residential district, Educational Institutional district, Emery district, Hulls Cove Business district, Hulls Cove Residential district, Hulls Cove Rural district, Indian Point Rural district, Industrial district, Ireson Hill Corridor district, Ireson Hill Residential district, McFarland Hill Residential district, McFarland Hill Rural district, Marine Research district, Otter Creek district, Resource Protection district, Salisbury Cove Corridor district, Salisbury Cove Residential district, Salisbury Cove Rural district, Salisbury Cove Village district, Schooner Head district, Scientific Research district, Shoreland General Development I district, Shoreland General Development II district, Shoreland Limited Residential district, Stream Protection district, Town Hill Business district, Town Hill Residential Corridor district, Town Hill Residential district and Town Hill Rural district in the Land Use Ordinance” be enacted?

LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT – Parking Deck - Various districts Shall an Ordinance dated December 21, 2016 and entitled “An amendment to define parking deck and add parking deck use as a principal use permitted by Planning Board site plan review to the following districts:  Bar Harbor Gateway district, Downtown Village I district, Downtown Village II district, Shoreland General Development III district, Educational Institutional district, Marine Research district and Scientific Research district in the Land Use Ordinance” be enacted?

LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT – Off-site Off-street Parking - Various districtsShall an Ordinance dated December 21, 2016 and entitled “An amendment to add regulations to allow greater utilization of allowed off-site, off-street parking regulations and to add parking reference citations in certain districts in the Land Use Ordinance” be enacted?

LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT – Parking Garage - Bar Harbor Gateway district - Shall an Ordinance dated December 21, 2016 and entitled “An amendment to define the use “parking garage” and to restore parking garage use permitted by Planning Board site plan review to the Bar Harbor Gateway district also subject to Design Review Board Certificate of Appropriateness in the Land Use Ordinance” be enacted?

LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT – Parking Garage - Downtown Village I district –  Shall an Ordinance dated December 21, 2016 and entitled “An amendment to define the use “parking garage” and to restore parking garage use allowed by Planning Board site plan review to the Downtown Village I district in the Land Use Ordinance” be enacted?

LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT – Parking Garage - Downtown Village II district –  Shall an Ordinance dated December 21, 2016 and entitled “An amendment to define the use “parking garage” and to restore parking garage use allowed by Planning Board site plan review to the Downtown Village II district in the Land Use Ordinance” be enacted?

LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT – Parking Garage - Educational Institutional district –  Shall an Ordinance dated December 21, 2016 and entitled “An amendment to define the use “parking garage” and to add parking garage use by Planning Board site plan review to the Educational Institutional district also subject to Design Review Board Certificate of Appropriateness in the Land Use Ordinance” be enacted?

LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT – Parking Garage - Marine Research district –  Shall an Ordinance dated December 21, 2016 and entitled “An amendment to define the use “parking garage” and to add parking garage use by Planning Board site plan review to the Marine Research district also subject to Design Review Board Certificate of Appropriateness in the Land Use Ordinance” be enacted?

LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT – Parking Garage - Scientific Research for Eleemosynary Purpose district – Shall an Ordinance dated December 21, 2016 and entitled “An amendment to define the use “parking garage” and to add parking garage use by Planning Board site plan review to the Scientific Research for Eleemosynary Purpose district also subject to Design Review Board Certificate of Appropriateness in the Land Use Ordinance” be enacted?

LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT – Shoreland Maritime Activities district – Shall an Ordinance dated January 4, 2017 and entitled “An amendment to create a new shoreland district entitled Shoreland Maritime Activities District located at 121 Eden Street, add the district to the Official Neighborhood District Map of Bar Harbor, Maine and to define “parking deck” and “passenger terminal” use in the Land Use Ordinance” be enacted?

  Shoreland Maritime Activities Zoning Map

LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT – Minimum Lot Area Per Family - Downtown Village I district and Downtown Village II districtShall an Ordinance dated November 10, 2016 and entitled “An amendment to adjust minimum lot area per family in the Downtown Village I district and Downtown Village II district in the Land Use Ordinance” be enacted?