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Upcoming Deadlines

03.26ASK Grants Deadline Extended
04.06Community Forestry Grants

Events

05.16Maine Procurement Assistance
05.29Advisory Committee Mtg, Rt 129/130 Corr Mgmt Plan
06.14Damariscotta Oyster Celebration
06.16Somerville Open Farm Day
06.16Waldoboro Day
06.19LCRPC Annual Meeting
07.23PeopleForBikes Letters of Interest Due
07.27Land and Water Conservation Fund Deadline
07.27Coastal Community Grant Deadline
10.19PeopleForBikes Application Due

Current Projects

Standards and Regulations

Performance Standards for Large Scale Development In order to assist communities in addressing the issues associated with large scale development in small mid-coast towns, LCRPC staff, in cooperation with MDOT, the State Planning Office and Gateway 1, published this manual. To date, Damariscotta, Edgecomb, Nobleboro and Newcastle have adopted the standards. 

http://www.maine.gov/spo/landuse/docs/compplanning/gateway1performance_standards.pdf

Protecting Local Scenic Resources: Community-Based Performance Standards LCRPC staff was asked by the State Planning Office to prepare a publication explaining the process for creating and adopting performance standards to protect local visual resources. 

http://www.maine.gov/spo/coastal/downloads/protectinglocalscenicresources_dec07.pdf

Wiscasset Land Use Code LCRPC staff with the support of MDOT and Lincoln County is assisting Wiscasset in updating its development ordinances as part of the implementation of its new comprehensive plan.

Open Space Subdivisions LCRPC staff has made numerous presentations (link) in Lincoln County communities on the advantages of open space subdivisions. To date, Waldoboro and Edgecomb have adopted regulations governing open space subdivisions and Wiscasset is currently evaluating such regulations.