Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session


Parts: A B C D E

Chapter 415

H.P. 1028 - L.D. 1475

PART D

Sec. D-1. PL 2007, c. 661, Pt. C, 6, sub-2 is amended to read:

2. Portions of townships and plantations. The following portions of townships and plantations: that portion of Adamstown Twp., 17801, north of Route 16; Bald Mountain Twp., T4 R3, 25806, excluding areas of Boundary Bald Mountain above 2,700 feet in elevation; a 146.6-acre parcel in the northeast corner of the Chain of Ponds, 07803, along the border with Canada; Chain of Ponds, 07803, an approximately 1,578.4-acre parcel, bounded by the eastern town line at latitude 45.373, longitude -70.625484, proceeding westerly to latitude 45.370087, longitude -70.63231 then to latitude 45.368156, longitude -70.645478 where it intersects the 2,400-foot contour, proceeding along the 2,400-foot contour westerly and then northerly to the intersection of the 2,400-foot contour to the northern town line, following the town line eastward and then southward until reaching the beginning point, latitude 45.373, longitude -70.625484; the portion of Coplin Plt., 07040, north of Route 16; the portion of Dallas Plt., 07050, north of Route 16; the portion of Ebeemee Twp., 21853, east of Route 11; the portion of Kossuth Twp., 29808, north of Route 6; the portion of Lang Twp., 07813, north of Route 16; the portion of Lincoln Plt., 17160, north of Route 16; the portion of Long A Twp., 19809, east of Route 11; the portion of Long Pond Twp., 25833, south of Long Pond and Moose River; the 487.5-acre area above the 2,040-foot elevation around Green Top in Lynchtown Twp., 17810; the portion of Rockwood Strip T1 R1 NBKP, 25844, south of Moose River, Little Brassua Lake and Brassua Lake; the portion of Rockwood Strip T2 R1 NBKP, 25845, south of Little Brassua Lake and Brassua Lake; the portion of Salem Twp., 07820, south of Route 142; the portion of Sandwich Academy Grant Twp., 25849, south of Moose River, Little Brassua Lake and Brassua Lake; that portion of Skinner Twp., 07822, composed of the 193.3-acre area that follows the ridge to Kibby Mountain, bounded on the east and west by the 2,820-foot contour, on the south by the town line and on the north by the line from the 2,820-foot contour through the 3,220-foot contour from Kibby Mountain; Skinner Twp., 07822, an approximately 193.4-acre parcel that follows the ridge to Kibby Mountain, bounded on the east and west by the 2,820-foot contour, on the south by the town line where it intersects the 2,820-foot contour and on the north by a line drawn from latitude 45.4121, longitude -70.54402 to latitude 45.41587, longitude -70.5349 intersecting the 2,820-foot contour; the portion of Soldiertown Twp., T2 R7 WELS, 19811, east of the East Branch Penobscot River; the portion of T1 R8 WELS, 19816, south of Millinocket Lake; the portion of T1 R9 WELS, 21833, southeast of Ambajejus Lake; T24 MD BPP, 29822, excluding a one-mile buffer around Mopang Stream; the 51.9-acre area in T25 MD BPP, 29823, encompassing Black Brook and Black Brook Pond, and the area northeast of Holmes Falls Road; T25 MD BPP, 29823, an approximately 558.5-acre parcel in the Bear Brook and Black Pond area, bounded by a point along the southern town line, latitude 44.805142, longitude -67.741067, and proceeding in a counterclockwise direction through the following points, latitude 44.808871, longitude -67.744217, latitude 44.812645, longitude -67.750877, latitude 44.816887, longitude -67.76346, latitude 44.817639, longitude -67.768806, latitude 44.817596, longitude -67.770188, latitude 44.817259, longitude -67.771089, latitude 44.816282, longitude -67.771687, latitude 44.815068, longitude -67.771704, latitude 44.810286, longitude -67.767988, latitude 44.802482, longitude -67.759738 intersecting the town line, proceeding easterly along the southern town line to beginning point latitude 44.805142, longitude -67.741067; the portion of T3 R7 WELS, 19821, east of the Seboeis River and East Branch Penobscot River; the portions of T4 Indian Purchase Twp., 19807, area northeast of North Twin Lake and south of Route 11; the portion of T4 R7 WELS, 19824, east of the Seboeis River; the portion of T4 R9 NWP, 21845, east of Route 11; the portion of T5 R7 WELS, 19827, east of the Seboeis River; and the portion of T6 R7 WELS, 19830, east of the Seboeis River; and

Sec. D-2. PL 2007, c. 661, Pt. C, 6, sub-4 is amended to read:

4. Transition; establishment of expedited permitting area and permitted use. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, prior to the Maine Land Use Regulation Commission's adoption of the rules required by this section, the portion of expedited permitting area located in the State's unorganized and deorganized areas consists of the lands and state waters specified in this section and an expedited wind energy development, as defined in Title 35-A, section 3451, subsection 4, is a use requiring a permit, but not a special exception, subject to permitting by the Maine Land Use Regulation Commission or Department of Environmental Protection in accordance with this Act and other applicable law, in all districts and subdistricts located within the expedited permitting area.

Sec. D-3. Related rulemaking. No later than June 1, 2010, the Maine Land Use Regulation Commission shall amend its rules adopted in accordance with Public Law 2007, chapter 661, Part C, section 6 to make them consistent with corrections to the descriptions of the expedited permitting area for wind energy development made under sections 1 and 2 of this Part.

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