At least 15 working days prior to the Planning Board meeting at which the applicant wishes to be heard, the applicant shall submit a letter of intent to appear before the Planning Board. Only applicants who submit said letter shall be placed on the meeting agenda.
At said meeting, the applicant shall submit for informal discussion 12 copies of a sketch plan and other data relative to the proposed subdivision as recommended in Appendix B.
At the preapplication conference, the Planning Board and the applicant shall arrange for a joint inspection of the site with the Planning Board or individual appointed by the Chair of the Planning Board to act as the Board's representative for such inspection.
The preapplication conference shall be an informal discussion at which the applicant shall describe his proposed project and the Planning Board shall ask questions. The preapplication conference and site walk do not constitute a review by the Planning Board of the substance of the application but rather informational and exploratory sessions. The submittal or discussion of the preapplication sketch plan shall not be considered the initiation of the review process for the purpose of bringing the plan under the protection of 1 M.R.S.A. § 302.
Upon making this classification, the Planning Board shall give the applicant an application form (see Appendix A), the appropriate submission checklist(s) (see Appendices C, D, and E), and indicate additional items that will be required for subsequent review.
Editor's Note: The appendices referenced in this section are included as attachments to this chapter.