LD 2003 LR 2299(08)
An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Commission To Increase Housing Opportunities in Maine by Studying Zoning and Land Use Restrictions
Fiscal Note for Senate Amendment " " to Committee Amendment "A"
Sponsor: Sen. Breen of Cumberland
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
State Mandate - Funded
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $0 ($3,000,000) ($3,007,804) ($2,550,000)
General Fund $0 ($3,000,000) ($3,007,804) ($2,550,000)
State Mandates
Required Activity Unit Affected Local Cost
Requires municipalities to 1) implement ordinances with respect to allowing accessory dwelling units on the same lot as a single-family dwelling unit in any area in which housing is permitted and 2) amend ordinances to comply with certain conditions with respect to the number of dwelling units allowed in residential areas. Municipality $100,000 funded in budget
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This amendment eliminates the ongoing General Fund appropriations in the bill totaling $3,000,000 in fiscal year 2022-23 which included $100,000 to reimburse municipalities for mandated costs. It also eliminates the provisions related to the Housing Opportunity Program within the Department of Economic and Community Development included in the bill that the funding supported. The Housing Opportunity Program and the related funding, including the funding for the mandated costs in this bill, were included in LD 1995, the supplemental budget that was enacted on April 19, 2022.