Planning Board - Reviewed Projects

2021 Reviewed Projects:

  • Jackson Lab housing (apartments off of Route 3)
  • Jones Marsh affordable housing (Planned Unit Development)
  • Oceanarium re-zoning request
  • Jackson Lab re-zoning request


2022 Reviewed Projects:


2022 Projects in Review:

  • SD-2022-01 Red House Farm Subdivision
    • Applicant/Owner: Finback on Cottage, LLC, C/O Michael Boland, P.O. Box 10, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
    • Application: To subdivide a 27-acre lot into three (3), two-acre, single-family lots with a fourth, 21-acre lot to be retained by the owners.
    • Project Location: 16 Hadley Point Road (Tax Map 202, Lot 58), encompassing a total of ±27.18 acres, according to town tax records
    • Districts: Salisbury Cove Corridor and Salisbury Cove Residential
    • Application Materials:
  • SD-2022-04: Lamb Subdivision (Anderson Lot Line)
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  • SP-2022-05: JAX Lot B Access Project
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  • SP-2022-07 Bluenose Inn
    • Applicant: Bluenose Inn, 90 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
    • Owner: Lafayette Bluenose LLC, 155 Littlefield Ave, Bangor Maine 04401
    • Application: The construction of a new four-story hotel building (±9725 square feet footprint) in the approximate location of the former Bluenose Inn structure that burned in February 2022. The new hotel will have 21 suites.
    • Project Location: 90 Eden Street (Tax Map 101, Lot 21), encompassing a total of ±4.65 acres, according to town tax records
    • District: Bar Harbor Gateway
    • Application Materials:
  • SP-2022-04: River Church
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  • SD-2022-05 Salvatore Subdivision 
    • Applicant: Eben Salvatore, 123 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
    • Owner: Heirs of Judith Strout, P.O. Box 36, Hulls Cove, Maine 04644
    • Application: Split Tax Map 228 Lot 34 encompassing ±17.7 acres into two lots — one lot will be 13.3 acres and the other lot will be 4.4 acres. Also, part of the subdivision is Tax Map 228 Lot 34-2 (now 2.31 acres) which was originally part of Tax Map 228 Lot 34 (the parent lot). Project Location: 21 Russell Farm Road (Tax Map 228, Lot 34), encompassing a total of ±17.7 acres. 
    • Project Location: 21 Russell Farm Road (Tax Map 228, Lot 34), encompassing a total of ±17.7 acres.
    • Districts: McFarland Hill Residential, McFarland Hill Rural, Shoreland Limited Residential and Resource Protection
    • Application Materials:
  • SP-2022-08 — JAX Childcare
    • Applicant/Owner: The Jackson Laboratory (JAX), 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
    • Application: The proposed project is to construct a new childcare center to serve JAX employees. The wood-framed, single-story building is designed to be approximately 6,800 square feet and will serve approximately 53 children and 20 staff. The proposed facility will be constructed adjacent to Parking Lot A at the southerly end of campus in a currently undeveloped area. The project includes a fenced outdoor play space and a drop-off loop with ten parking spaces.
    • Location: The property is located 600 Main Street/Route 3 and known as Tax Map 253, Lot 7. The parcel encompasses a total of ±21.16 acres, according to town tax records. 
    • District: Scientific Research for Eleemosynary Purposes
    • Application Materials:

 



2022 Minor Projects

  • MSP-2022-02 — Terramor Wellness Tent, Outdoor Showers and Fire Pit
    • Applicant/Owner: Kampgrounds of America (KOA), 550 North 31st Street, Billing, Montana, 59101
    • Application: Construction of a wellness tent to be located between the main access road and the road leading to the maintenance area, relocate a fire pit, and build three outdoor showers onto existing individual tents. Also permit an existing small footpath and five existing outdoor showers serving individual tents. This application replaces the applicant’s two previous applications (MSP-2021-02 Terramor Outdoor and MSP-2021-06 Terramor Wellness Tent).
    • Location: The physical address of the project is 1453 State Highway 102 (Tax Map 219 Lot 38). The land encompasses 47.10 acres and is located in the Resource Protection, Shoreland Limited Residential, Town Hill Rural, and Town Hill Business districts.
    • Link to application: MSP-2022-02 — Terramor Wellness Tent, Outdoor Showers and Fire Pit