12-01-2021 Planning Board - Public Hearings

PUBLIC HEARINGS

The Freeport Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 6:00p.m. in the Freeport Town Hall Council Chambers to discuss proposed amendments to the following sections of the Freeport Zoning Ordinance:

Proposed amendments to Chapter 21 Freeport Zoning Ordinance, Section 104. Definitions, Section 526.A Food Trucks, to update the definition of a food truck to include a trailer; update standards for food trucks including permitting them during Temporary Activities which are being held to draw visitors to Freeport; to update the food truck permitting and licensing process; and clarifying exemptions for food truck licensing.

Proposed amendments to Chapter 21 Freeport Zoning Ordinance, Section 501. Temporary Activity, to add a standard about maintaining accessible (under the Americans with Disabilities Act) parking and access; requiring property owners to sign-off on applications for multi-tenant properties; and to remove the restriction on permits in the Village Commercial I “VC-I” and Village Commercial II “VC-II” Districts that restrict the displacing of parking spaces during certain times for the year. 

Proposed amendments to Chapter 21 Freeport Zoning Ordinance, Section 409. Commercial District I “C-I”, Section 411. Commercial District III “C-III”, Section 413. Village Commercial District I “VC-I”, Section 414. Village Commercial District II “VC-I” and Section 602. Site Plan Review to add standard to allow seasonal outdoor seating when certain conditions can be met, and to be subject to Town Planner Review under Section 602.C.1.c.1 of the Freeport Zoning Ordinance. 

The public is welcome to attend.  Submitted materials are available for viewing on the Town’s website at www.freeportmaine.com or in the Planning Department at the Freeport Town Office during normal business hours.