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Shoreland Ordinance Section 8
Amendments
  • On petition, or on their own motion, the Selectmen shall present warrants for consideration by the Town to amend, supplement, or repeal the regulations and provisions of this Ordinance.
  • The Selectmen shall refer proposed amendments to the Planning Board for a report thereon at least ten (10) days before the date of public hearing that shall be called to consider the proposed amendment or amendments.
  • The Selectmen shall fix the time and place of the public hearing on the proposed amendment or amendments and cause notice to be given in accordance with the laws of the State of Maine.
  • This Ordinance may be amended, after a report on the proposed amendments(s) by the Planning Board and a public hearing by a majority vote of the legislative body.
  • Copies of amendments, attested and signed by the Municipal Clerk, shall be submitted to the Commissioner following adoption by the municipal legislative body and shall not be effective unless approved by the Commissioner.  If the Commissioner fails to act on any amendment within forty-five (45) days of his/her receipt of the amendment, the amendment is automatically approved.  Any application for a permit submitted to the municipality within the forty-five (45) day period shall be governed by the terms of the amendment, if such amendment is approved by the Commissioner.