Land Use Information
Land Use Ordinance (Click here to use the Town of Bar Harbor Land Use Ordinance Chapter 125)
ONGOING PLANNING PROJECTS
- PDF of PowerPoint presentation given at January 2020 listening sessions
PROPOSED LAND USE AMENDMENTS — JUNE 2020
(including Employee Living Quarters and Shared Accommodations)
Public hearings were held by the Planning Board for the following Draft Orders at the Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Planning Board meeting. The Planning Board voted to recommend all five items to the Town Council, which will now consider them at its meeting on Tuesday, January 21 at 7:00 PM in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Building (93 Cottage Street):
- Draft Order — December 16, 2019 — LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT — Permitting Authority for Certain Residential Uses in Certain Districts, Adding a Use in the Shoreland General Development II District, and Removing Uses in the Shoreland Maritime Activities District
- Draft Order — December 16, 2019 — LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT — Official District Boundary Map Amendment For Hulls Cove Business and Shoreland General Development II districts, and Amendments to Create and Define a New TA Use and to Add Two New Uses to the Shoreland General Development II District
- Map for proposed Hulls Cove zone change (Hulls Cove Business To Shoreland General Development II — LU-19-01)
A final report (18 pages) on the Employee Living Quarters and Shared Accommodations proposals shown above, and updated after the January 8, 2020 Planning Board meeting, is available here. This document outlines the background and process that led to the proposals.
A summary report (3 pages) on the same proposals, highlighting the key aspects of both, is available here.