Town of Wells, ME
York County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Wells 11-2-1993. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Board — See Ch. 53.
Building construction — See Ch. 91.
Floodplain Management — See Ch. 116.
Historic preservation — See Ch. 132.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 202.
Reviewing Authority Chart
Article I General Provisions

§ 145-1 Title.

§ 145-2 Authority.

§ 145-3 Applicability.

§ 145-4 Purpose.

§ 145-5 Conflicts with other laws.

§ 145-6 Amendments.

§ 145-7 Effective date.

§ 145-8 Repealer.

Article II Word Usage and Definitions

§ 145-9 Word usage.

§ 145-10 Definitions.

Article III Nonconformities

§ 145-11 Intent.

§ 145-12 Nonconforming uses.

§ 145-13 Nonconforming structures.

§ 145-14 Nonconforming lots.

§ 145-15 Nonconforming developments.

Article IV Zoning Districts

§ 145-16 Establishment of districts.

§ 145-17 Zoning Map.

§ 145-18 Interpretation of district boundaries.

§ 145-19 Lot divided by district boundary.

§ 145-20 Overlay districts.

Article V District Regulations

§ 145-21 Residential A District.

§ 145-22 Residential B District.

§ 145-23 Residential D District.

§ 145-24 Residential-Commercial District.

§ 145-25 Beach Business District.

§ 145-26 General Business District.

§ 145-27 Harbor District.

§ 145-28 Light Industrial District.

§ 145-29 Quarry Manufacturing District.

§ 145-30 Rural District.

§ 145-31 Aquifer Protection District.

§ 145-32 Resource Protection District.

§ 145-33 Shoreland Overlay District.

§ 145-34 Mobile Home Park Overlay District.

§ 145-34.1 Transportation Center District.

Article VI Town-Wide Regulations

§ 145-35 General regulations.

§ 145-36 Timber harvesting.

§ 145-37 Yard sales.

§ 145-38 Landscaping/buffers.

§ 145-39 Off-street parking.

§ 145-40 Signs.

§ 145-41 Light and glare.

§ 145-42 Erosion and sedimentation control.

§ 145-43 Stormwater management.

§ 145-44 Vision obstructions at intersections.

§ 145-45 Noise.

§ 145-46 Utility distribution lines.

§ 145-47 Utility transmission lines.

§ 145-47.1 Public transportation shelter.

§ 145-47.2 School bus shelter.

Article VII Performance Standards

§ 145-48 Multifamily developments.

§ 145-49 Residential cluster development.

§ 145-50 Tent and recreational vehicle parks.

§ 145-51 Home businesses.

§ 145-52 Lodging facilities.

§ 145-53 Mineral extraction.

§ 145-54 Affordable housing.

§ 145-55 Accessory dwelling units.

§ 145-56 Restoration of recycling facilities.

§ 145-57 Temporary structures or solid waste dumpsters.

§ 145-58 Life care facilities.

§ 145-58.1 Congregate care facilities.

§ 145-58.2 Registered marijuana dispensaries.

§ 145-58.3 Medical marijuana cultivation and processing facilities.

§ 145-59 Elderly housing.

§ 145-59.1 Wind energy conversion systems: accessory use.

§ 145-59.2 Substance abuse treatment programs.

Article VIII Administration

§ 145-60 Code Enforcement Officer.

§ 145-61 Building permits.

§ 145-62 Certificate of occupancy.

§ 145-63 Notice of violation; legal action.

§ 145-64 Violations and penalties.

Article IX Zoning Board of Appeals

§ 145-65 Membership; qualifications; terms of office.

§ 145-66 Associate members; officers; quorum; conflicts of interest.

§ 145-67 Powers and duties.

§ 145-68 Considerations and conditions.

§ 145-69 Appeal procedure.

Article X Site Plan Approval

§ 145-70 Applicability.

§ 145-71 Reviewing authority.

§ 145-72 Applications.

§ 145-73 Fees.

§ 145-74 Review and approval processes.

§ 145-75 Criteria and standards.

§ 145-76 Design guidelines.

§ 145-77 Data requirements.

§ 145-78 Appeals.

§ 145-79 Violations and penalties.