The Adjacency Principle:

An Initial Screen for Locating New Development Zones in the UT

Proposed policy changes:

UPDATE! ADJACENCY PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD JANUARY 10, 2019

The public hearing on proposed revisions to the Land Use Planning Commission's application of the adjacency principle and subdivision standards will not be held on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 due to the forecasted snowstorm.The public hearing will be held on the scheduled snow date - Thursday, January 10, 2019. The hearing will begin at 12:00 noon, at Jeff's Catering (15 Littlefield Way, Brewer, Maine), as advertised in the public hearing notice published December 19, 2018.

Natural Resource

Respond to a changing economy by planning for certain
resource-based businesses near the resource.

Commercial Development

Keep zones for new development near services
and existing communities.

Residential Subdivision

Prevent development from leapfrogging into remote
areas and onto undeveloped lakes and ponds.

Why change the policy?

Improve predictability of where rezoning may be pursued.

Full summary of the proposal


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How do I participate?

Adjacency Particpation

Resources

Adjacency Resources

Adjacency Rules

Adjacency Rules

Subdivision Rules

LUPC Subdivision Rules

FAQs

Adjacency FAQ's