Appeals Board


  • 4:30 PM (please note: this is a new start time, approved by the Board on 9/14/2021)
  • The second Tuesday of every month
  • 2021 meeting schedule (revised schedule that reflects new, 4:30 PM start time for meetings)

Agendas & Minutes

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January 11, 2022 meeting

Agenda for meeting (<-- link)

Under the Board’s Remote Participation Policy (adopted 8/30/2021), this meeting will be conducted fully remotely (via the online video meeting platform Zoom) due to the urgent issue of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and the declarations of a public health emergency by both the US and Maine departments of Health and Human Services.

Members of the public may view the proceeding by watching Spectrum channel 7 (in Bar Harbor) or by visiting and selecting Bar Harbor from the dropdown menu.

If you wish to make public comment during the January 11, 2022 meeting, you can join the Zoom webinar in one of the following two ways:

To join by computer:
To join by telephone:
  • Dial (301) 715-8592 (a Zoom phone number)
  • When prompted, enter the Webinar ID (839 4144 0300) and passcode (322704)
Application materials

Enabling Ordinance


Ellen Dohmen, Chair
(Term expires 2024)
Heather Peterson
(Term expires 2024)
(Term expires 2022)
Anna Durand
(Term expires 2023)
Robert Webber
(Term expires 2023)
Michael Siklosi, Associate Member
(Term expires 2022)
Contact the Board of Appeals via email:

Please note: Sending an email to this address will go to all members of the Board listed above, as well as town staff members in the Planning and Code Enforcement office: Planning Director Michele Gagnon, Code Enforcement Officer Angela Chamberlain, Deputy Code Enforcement Officer Mike Gurtler, Assistant Planner Steve Fuller and Administrative Assistant Tammy DesJardin.

If the message relates to a particular application before the Board, that email will also be provided to the applicant. Any message sent to this email address is also considered a public record and may be subject to a request under the Maine Freedom of Access Act. Information that you wish to keep confidential should not be included in email correspondence to this address.

Contact information for individual Board members is not provided, as anything sent to individual member(s) of the board and not all parties involved in the review of a particular application would constitute ex parte communication.