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Zoning Ordinance
And Other Town Ordinances
Zoning Ordinance
Article
Description
1.1 Authority
1.2 Title
1.3 Purpose
1.4 Jurisdiction
1.5 Conflict with Other Ordinances
1.6 Separability
1.7 Repeal of Existing Ordinances
 
3.1 Districts
3.2 Zoning Map
3.3 Flood Maps
4.1 Conformity
4.2 Non-Conformance
5.1 Enforcement
5.2 Legal Action and Violations
5.3 Fines
5.4 Building Permit
5.5 Minimum Amount
5.6 Application for Building Permit
5.7 Certificate of Occupancy
5.8 Permit Fees
6.1 Appointment and Composition
6.2 Powers and Duties
6.3 Appeal Procedure
7.1 Initiation of Amendment
7.2 Hearing
7.3 Repetitive Petitions
7.4 Effective Date of Amendments
8.1 Procedures
8.2 Factors Applicable to Conditional Uses
8.3 Conditions Attached to Conditional Uses
8.4 Performance Guarantees
9.1 Village District (V)
9.2 Residential District (Res)
9.3 Rural District (Ru)
9.4 Shoreland Zones (S)
9.5 Business and Commercial District (BC)
9.5A Light Commercial District (LC)
9.6 Lot and Yard Requirements
9.7 Height Restrictions
9.8 Land Use Regulations
10.1 Access to Lots
10.2 Dust, Fumes, Vapors and Gases
10.3 Erosion Control
10.4 Explosive Materials
10.5 Construction in Flood Hazard Areas
10.6 Noise
10.7 Off-Street Parking and Loading
10.8 Preservation of Landscape
10.9 Refuse Disposal
10.10 Setbacks and Screening
10.11 Signs
10.12 Soil Suitability
10.13 Storm Water Management
10.14 Water Quality
10.15 Archaeological/Historic Sites
10.16 Lighting
11.1 Agriculture
11.2 Amusement Centers
11.3 Animal Husbandry
11.4 Campgrounds
11.5 Clearing of Vegetation in the Shoreland Zone
11.6 Cluster Developments
11.7 Extractive Industry
11.8 Timber Harvesting
11.9 Groundwater and Aquifer Protection Standards
11.10 Home Occupations
11.11 Kennels
11.12 Manufacturing and Related Uses
11.13 Piers, Docks, Wharves, Breakwaters, Causeways, Marinas, Bridges over 20' in length and Uses Projecting into Water Bodies
11.14 Manufactured Housing Units
11.15 Mobile Home Parks
11.16 Motels, Hotels and Inns
11.17 Multi-Family Dwellings
11.18 Road Construction within the Shoreland Zone
11.19 Outdoor Recreation Facility
11.20 Structures in the Shoreland Zone
11.21 Individual Private Campsites in the Shoreland Zone
11.22 Elderly & Low Income Housing
11.23 Accessory Dwelling Unit
11.24 Spreading/Storage of Sludge & Septage
11.25 Wireless Telecommunications Facilities
11.26 Small Wind Energy Systems
 
13.1 Purpose
13.2 Submission of Plans
13.3 Preparation of the Preliminary Plan
13.4 General Standards for All Subdivisions
13.5 Performance Guarantees
13.6 Enforcement
13.7 Revisions to Approved Plans
14.1 Purpose and Establishment
14.2 Permit Required
14.3 Application for Permit
14.4 Application Fee & Expert’s Fee
14.5 Review Standards
14.6 Development Standards
14.7 Certificate of Compliance
14.8 Review of Subdivision and Development Proposals
14.9 Appeals and Variances
14.10 Enforcement and Penalties
14.11 Conflict with Other Ordinances
Other Town Ordinances
Article
Description
Enacted November 6, 1973
Enacted March 8, 1968
Enacted March 8, 1968
Enacted March 15, 1980
Enacted June 10, 1989
Enacted March 7, 1987; amended June 2003, amended February 2005
Enacted
Buxton Building Code
Enacted March 10, 1984
(available at the Town Office under separate cover or back in Code Enforcement section on this site)
Buxton Police Commission Ordinance
Enacted December 5, 1977
Repealed March 1, 1982
Naming of Streets and Numbering of Properties
Enacted December 14, 1995
(available at the Town Office under separate cover)
Enacted12/06/2011
available at the Town Office
Enacted June 12, 2012
Enacted November 6, 2012
Enacted November 6, 2012
 
Town of Buxton
  185 Portland Road, Buxton, ME 04093 (207) 929-5191
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