Planning Board

Anyone with questions about a pending or planned project is encouraged to contact Planning Director Michele Gagnon by emailing for more information.

Contact information for the Planning Board is located lower on the page, beneath the agenda and applications.


  • 1st Wednesday of each month at 4 PM in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Building (93 Cottage Street)
  •   2022/early 2023 Planning Board Schedule The deadline for applications deadline is 20 days prior to a meeting

Agendas, Packets, and Minutes

Planning Board workshop on Planned Unit Development (PUD) and Affordable Housing
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 — 4:00 to 6:00 PM

An agenda for the workshop can be found here.

Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend this workshop, which will be held via Zoom webinar. Instructions on how to attend the Zoom meeting and to offer comment during the public comment portions of the January 25, 2022 Planning Board workshop are as follows:

To join by computer:
To join by telephone:
  • Dial (929) 205-6099 (a Zoom phone number)
  • When prompted, enter the webinar ID (871 6434 5814) and the passcode (654960)
Anyone wishing to speak during the public comment portions will be asked to use the "Raise hand" feature in Zoom to be recognized and called on.

Anyone with a disability wishing to attend this remote meeting and who may have questions about how to do so should contact the Planning and Code Enforcement Department at 288-3329.

Applications & Procedures

Planning Board Applications, Procedures & Governing Documents

Tom St. Germain, Chair
(Term expires 2022)
Joseph Cough, Vice Chair
(Term expires 2023)
Millard Dority, Secretary
(Term expires 2023)
Elissa Chesler
(Term expires 2024)
Ruth Eveland
(Term expires 2024)
Earl Brechlin
(Term expires 2024)
(Term expires 2022)

Contact the Planning Board via email:

Please note: Sending an email to this address will go to all members of the Planning 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 Planning 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 Planning 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.