Maine Revised Statutes

§448. Municipalities establish commercial fishing and maritime activity zones

A municipality may, within coastal shoreland areas of that municipality, adopt zoning ordinances establishing a commercial fishing and maritime activity zone. In creating that zone, the municipality shall consider at least the following: [1989, c. 403, §15 (NEW).]

1. Utilization.  The number of commercial fishermen and the utilization of the shoreland area;
[ 1989, c. 403, §15 (NEW) .]
2. Availability.  The availability of shoreland area for commercial fishing;
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3. Demand for property.  The demands for shoreland property for commercial and residential purposes not related to commercial fishing or maritime activity; and
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4. Access.  Access to the shore and availability of space appropriate for commercial fishing and maritime activities.
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SECTION HISTORY
1989, c. 403, §15 (NEW). RR 1993, c. 1, §112 (COR).

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