City of Saco, ME
York County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Saco 1-3-1985. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Adult businesses — See Ch. 53.
Building construction — See Ch. 73.
Cost recovery — See Ch. 83.
Floodplain management — See Ch. 106.
Harbor, river and waterfront — See Ch. 118.
Industrial park — See Ch. 124.
Mobile homes — See Ch. 143.
Attachment 1 - Table 412-1 Minimum Lot and Yard Requirements Attachment 2 - Table 412-2 MHP Overlay District Minimum Lot and Yard Requirements Attachment 3 - Form 1 Maintenance Agreement for Stormwater Management Facilities Attachment 4 - Form 2 Annual Stormwater Management Facilities Certification Attachment 5 - Appendix, Impact Fees Attachment 6 - Zoning Map Amendments
Article I Purpose

§ 230-101 Authority; purpose.

Article II Title

§ 230-201 Title.

Article III Definitions

§ 230-301 Interpretation.

§ 230-302 Definitions.

Article IV District Regulations

§ 230-401 Zoning Maps.

§ 230-402 Copies of Zoning Map.

§ 230-403 Zoning districts.

§ 230-404 District boundaries.

§ 230-405 Residential districts: purposes.

§ 230-405.1 Mixed-use districts: purposes.

§ 230-406 Business districts: purposes.

§ 230-407 Industrial districts: purposes.

§ 230-408 Conservation District: purpose.

§ 230-409 Natural resource districts: purposes.

§ 230-410 Permitted and conditional uses in each district.

§ 230-410.1 R-1 Low Density District [Note: includes R-1a, R-1b, R-1c and R-1d, except where otherwise noted].

§ 230-410.2 R-2 Medium Density District.

§ 230-410.3 R-3 High Density District.

§ 230-410.4 R-4 General Residential District.

§ 230-410.5 MU-1 Downtown Residential Mixed-Use District.

§ 230-410.6 MU-3 Planned Mixed-Use District.

§ 230-410.7 MU-4 Planned Limited Mixed-Use District.

§ 230-410.8 B-1 General Business District.

§ 230-410.9 B-2a Highway Business District.

§ 230-410.10 B-2b Highway Business District.

§ 230-410.11 B-2c and B-2d Highway Business Districts.

§ 230-410.12 B-3 Downtown Business District.

§ 230-410.13 B-4 Planned Development District.

§ 230-410.14 B-5 Marine Business and Residential District.

§ 230-410.15 B-6 Highway Business and Commercial District.

§ 230-410.16 B-7 Limited Business/Residential District.

§ 230-410.17 BP Business Park District.

§ 230-410.18 B-8 Office Park District.

§ 230-410.19 I-1 Industrial Park District.

§ 230-410.20 I-2 Industrial Business District [Note: includes I-2b District at former Maine Turnpike Exit 5].

§ 230-410.21 I-3 Light Industrial-Business Park District.

§ 230-410.22 C-1 Conservation District.

§ 230-410.23 RP Resource Protection District.

§ 230-410.24 Saco River Overlay District.

§ 230-410.25 Shoreland Overlay District.

§ 230-410.26 MHP Mobile Home Park Overlay District.

§ 230-411 Prohibited industrial uses.

§ 230-412 Lot and yard requirements.

§ 230-413 Historic preservation.

§ 230-414 Multiple dwellings and/or uses on one lot.

§ 230-415 Coordination of permitting and reviews within the Saco River Overlay District.

§ 230-416 Additional requirements for a master planned development.

Article V Nonconformance

§ 230-501 Purpose.

§ 230-502 Nonconforming lots.

§ 230-503 Nonconforming uses.

§ 230-504 Nonconforming structures.

§ 230-505 Transfer of ownership.

Article VI Clustered Residential Development

§ 230-601 Purpose.

§ 230-602 Performance standards.

§ 230-603 (Reserved)

§ 230-604 Common open space.

§ 230-605 Landscaping and buffer yards.

§ 230-606 Site considerations; approval criteria.

§ 230-607 Submission requirements and additional standards.

§ 230-608 Procedures.

§ 230-609 Preliminary cluster residential development review.

§ 230-610 Subdivision review and final clustered residential development review.

§ 230-611 Appeals.

Article VII Standards of Performance

§ 230-701 Agriculture.

§ 230-702 Earth removal.

§ 230-703 Campgrounds.

§ 230-704 Mobile home parks.

§ 230-705 Siting of manufactured housing units.

§ 230-706 Planned developments.

§ 230-707 Signs.

§ 230-708 Off-street parking.

§ 230-709 Traffic and highway access.

§ 230-710 Water recreation and storage facilities.

§ 230-711 Home occupations.

§ 230-712 Used merchandise sales.

§ 230-713 Offices in residential districts.

§ 230-714 Airports.

§ 230-715 Soil suitability for land uses and roads.

§ 230-716 Bed-and-breakfasts in historic districts.

§ 230-717 Adult businesses.

§ 230-718 Service station pump island canopies for existing stations.

§ 230-719 Special standards for B-7 Limited Business/Residential District.

§ 230-720 Special standards for self-storage facilities.

§ 230-721 Home-based retail use in residential districts.

§ 230-722 Golf courses.

§ 230-723 Seasonal rental of dwelling units.

§ 230-724 Private roads.

§ 230-725 Standards for farm stands.

§ 230-726 Standards for the reuse of existing agricultural buildings.

§ 230-727 Standards for an accessory apartment in a single-family dwelling.

§ 230-728 Wireless telecommunications facilities/towers and antennas.

§ 230-729 Design standards.

§ 230-730 Small wind energy systems.

§ 230-731 Marinas.

§ 230-732 Standards for high-voltage transmission lines.

§ 230-733 Special provisions for the B-3 District, outside of the Historic Preservation District.

§ 230-734 Medical marijuana.

Article VIIA Natural Resource Districts/Shoreland Performance Standards

§ 230-7A01 Purposes.

§ 230-7A02 Applicability; map; when effective.

§ 230-7A03 Land use standards.

§ 230-7A04 Principal and accessory structures.

§ 230-7A05 Piers, docks, wharves, and other marine structures extending over or below the normal high-water line of a water body, or within a wetland.

§ 230-7A06 Campgrounds.

§ 230-7A07 Parking areas.

§ 230-7A08 Roads, driveways and drainage systems.

§ 230-7A09 Mineral exploration and extraction.

§ 230-7A10 Agriculture.

§ 230-7A11 (Reserved)

§ 230-7A12 Clearing or removal of vegetation for activities other than timber harvesting.

§ 230-7A13 Hazard trees, storm-damaged trees, and dead tree removal.

§ 230-7A14 Exemptions to clearing and vegetation removal requirements.

§ 230-7A15 Revegetation requirements.

§ 230-7A16 Erosion and sedimentation control.

§ 230-7A17 Septic waste disposal.

§ 230-7A18 Soils.

§ 230-7A19 Water quality.

§ 230-7A20 Archaeological sites.

Article VIII "Good Neighbor" Performance Standards

§ 230-801 Noise.

§ 230-802 Dust, fumes, vapors and gases.

§ 230-803 Odors.

§ 230-804 Exterior lighting.

§ 230-805 Stormwater runoff.

§ 230-806 Erosion control.

§ 230-807 Screening.

§ 230-808 Explosive materials.

§ 230-809 Water quality.

Article IX Conditional Uses and Variances

§ 230-901 Conditional uses.

§ 230-902 Variances.

Article X Board of Appeals

§ 230-1001 Organization.

§ 230-1002 Terms of office; vacancies.

§ 230-1003 Powers and duties.

§ 230-1004 Procedures.

§ 230-1005 Appeals.

§ 230-1006 Reapplication.

Article XI Site Plan Review

§ 230-1101 Purpose.

§ 230-1102 Applicability.

§ 230-1103 Administration.

§ 230-1104 Submission requirements.

§ 230-1105 Waiver of submission requirements.

§ 230-1106 Approval criteria.

§ 230-1107 Conditions of approval.

§ 230-1108 Endorsement of plan.

§ 230-1109 Changes in plan.

§ 230-1110 Financial guarantees.

§ 230-1111 Time limits on site plan approvals.

§ 230-1112 As-built plans.

§ 230-1113 Penalties.

§ 230-1114 Appeals.

Article XII Enforcement

§ 230-1201 Administrative official.

§ 230-1202 Duties.

§ 230-1203 Permits required.

§ 230-1204 Enforcement of shoreland development provisions.

Article XIII Legal Provisions

§ 230-1301 Conflict with other provisions.

§ 230-1302 Severability.

§ 230-1303 Violations and penalties.

§ 230-1304 Actions and proceedings.

Article XIV Amendments

§ 230-1401 General procedure.

§ 230-1402 Amendments to shoreland development provisions.

§ 230-1403 Petition requirements.

§ 230-1404 Repetitive petitions.

§ 230-1405 Contract zoning.

Article XV Effective Date

§ 230-1501 When effective.

Article XVI Impact Fees

§ 230-1601 General provisions for impact fees.

§ 230-1602 Recreational facilities and open space impact fee.

§ 230-1603 Fire Department/emergency medical services impact fee.