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Minutes of the Lamoine Planning Board

September 6, 2005

Approved October 4, 2005

Chairman S. Branch called the meeting to order at 7:00pm.

Board Members Present: S.Branch, M. Havey, C. Ohmart, L. Landon, E. Neleski

Members of the Public in Attendance: P. Leonard-Johnson, S. Leonard-Johnson, R. Bachelder, D. Ford, K. DeFusco, G. Ford, J. Goodwin, S. Marckoon

The opening order of business was the review of the previous meeting's minutes:

Minutes : The minutes of August 2, 2005 were approved as written.

Code Enforcement Officer's Reports: The reports were accepted and placed on file.

Issues raised by D. Ford that time limit be placed on building permit extensions, and that Tax Assessors be notified via informational form being developed by Tax Assessors.

OLD BUSINESS

 

  1. Completeness Review for Leonard Johnson Subdivision Map 1 Lot 6-A: Board reviewed application and permitted materials against PB checklist. Board proceeded to review criteria for application completeness. For each item, the Board voted 5-0 that the requirement had been satisfied with the documentation provided. Motion was made to accept application as complete with condition that applicant provide map that is amended to indicate square footage and buildable square footage on each parcel. Motion was approved unanimously by the Planning Board. The public hearing for this subdivision was scheduled for 6:30pm on October 4 th , 2005.
  2. Consideration of R. Bachelder's Request to Modify Covenants of Beal Estates Subdivision, (Map 9 Lot 27, 27A, an approved but sold subdivision: Planning Board determined that it has no jurisdiction over subdivision covenants, not specifically identified in the town ordinances, and does not enforce them. Motion was made to accept the subdivision plan as amended and was approved by the Board 5-0.

 

NEW BUSINESS

  1. Request of John W. Goodwin Jr. for Commercial Storage Building, Map 1 Lot 75: Proposed storage building, as a replacement for existing temporary trailer, and usage was discussed with J. Goodwin. Motion was made that proposed building is dedicated to a commercial use rather than an industrial use. Motion was approved 5-0. Board proceeded to review criteria for application completeness. For each item, the Board voted 5-0 that the requirement had been satisfied with the documentation provided. A motion was made that the construction application and permit be issued for John Goodwin to construct a storage building at the gravel permit in accordance with his application. Motion was approved 5-0 and documentation was signed.
  2. Request of Dennis Ford for Commercial, Recreational Building, Shoreland Permit, Map 8 Lot 19-2: D. Ford is proposing to construct a parking area, pathway and floating removable dock provided a mooring field is approved by the Army Corps of Engineers. Board discussed applicability of rules and confirmed that the proposed work is not in Resource Protection but is in Shoreland, so the Shoreland Zoning Ordinance will apply. Proposed dock & mooring operation would be considered a commercial marina, so SZO Section 14.D (page 43) applies. Preapplication review was begun and Board determined that natural historic features information was missing from application. Board proceeded to review criteria for application completeness. For each item, the Board voted 5-0 that the requirement had been satisfied with the documentation provided excepting the information on historical features. Motion was made to find the preapplication complete pending receipt of information on historical features, side setback distances, and lengths of proposed driveway and pathways. Motion was approved 5-0 and application was found to be complete with that condition. Board scheduled a site visit for Saturday, September 10, 2005, 8:00am.

OTHER BUSINESS

•  Appeals Board Meeting September 12, 2005 re: Simons Subdivision and Seal Point Lobster Pound follow-up letter. Matters were discussed for the general information of the board.

•  Sign Permit for Keene Gravel Permit Permit for Keene Gravel Permit operation was signed by Planning Board Chairman.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:03 pm.

PENDING COMMITMENTS

Saturday, September 10, 2005. Site Visit, D. Ford Comm., Recreational Bldg, Shoreland Permit, 8:00am.

Tuesday, September 27, 2005. Shoreland Zoning Workshop, Town Hall, 6:30pm.

Tuesday, October 4, 2005. Public Hearing Leonard-Johnson Subdivision, Town Hall, 6:30pm.

Tuesday, October 4, 2005. Monthly Meeting. 7:00pm Town Hall.

Monday, November 7, 2005. Monthly Meeting. 7:00pm. Town Hall.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Lance Landon, Acting Secretary