City of Bangor, ME
Penobscot County
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[Added 3-11-1998 by Ord. No. 98-118]
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, including Article III, Nonconformities, and Articles XIII, XIV and XV, the following uses are declared to be prohibited uses of property throughout the City of Bangor:
A. 
Prostitution, including paid sexual contact, as defined in 17-A M.R.S.A. § 851, Subsection 1.
B. 
Promoting prostitution, as defined in 17-A M.R.S.A. § 851, Subsection 2.
C. 
Manufacture, sale, distribution or trafficking in marijuana, narcotic drugs or scheduled drugs, except marijuana manufactured, sold, distributed, or trafficked pursuant to 7 M.R.S.A. § 2441 et seq., or 22 M.R.S.A. § 2421 et seq., in violation of 17-A M.R.S.A. § 1101 et seq.
[Amended 12-11-2017 by Ord. No. 17-378]
D. 
Retail marijuana social clubs.
[Added 12-11-2017 by Ord. No. 17-380]
A. 
After the effective date of this article, any person who, as the owner, lessee, licensee, permittee or manager of a building or lot in the City of Bangor, knowingly or intentionally uses, permits or allows use of such building or lot for a purpose prohibited in § 165-86.1 of this article commits a land use violation and shall be subject to the penalties provided in this chapter and in 30-A M.R.S.A. § 4452. Each day any such violation shall occur or continue shall constitute a separate offense.
B. 
The terms "knowingly" and "intentionally," as used in this section, shall be defined as provided in 17-A M.R.S.A. § 35.
Violations of this article may be proved in a civil action brought pursuant to 30-A M.R.S.A. § 4452 and need not be based upon a prior criminal conviction for the same conduct.