Town of Alfred, ME
York County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Special Town Meeting of the Town of Alfred 6-23-1994 by Art. 6. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Conservation Commission — See Ch. 10.
Addressing and street numbering — See Ch. 81.
Building construction — See Ch. 88.
Floodplain management — See Ch. 107.
Residential growth — See Ch. 138.
Signs — See Ch. 142.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 148.
Planning Board Regulations — See Division 3.
160a Land Use Table
Article I General Provisions

§ 160-1 Repealer.

§ 160-2 Statutory authority.

§ 160-3 Title; availability.

§ 160-4 Purposes.

§ 160-5 Conformance required.

§ 160-6 General requirements applicable in all districts.

§ 160-7 Rules of construction.

§ 160-8 Conflict with other provisions.

§ 160-9 Severability.

§ 160-10 Amendment, repeal or replacement.

§ 160-11 Repetitive petitions.

§ 160-12 Effective date.

Article II Definitions and Word Usage

§ 160-13 Construction of terms.

§ 160-14 Definitions.

Article III Official Zoning Map

§ 160-15 Zoning Map part of chapter; Map on file.

§ 160-16 Zoning Districts.

§ 160-17 Certification of Zoning Map, scale and legend.

§ 160-18 Changes to Map.

§ 160-19 Replacement of Official Zoning Map.

§ 160-20 Conflicts between Map and text.

§ 160-21 Uncertainty of boundary location.

§ 160-22 Division of lots by district boundaries.

Article IV Nonconforming Situations

§ 160-23 Purpose.

§ 160-24 General regulations.

§ 160-25 Nonconforming lots.

§ 160-26 Nonconforming structures.

§ 160-27 Nonconforming uses.

§ 160-28 Nonconforming as to performance standards.

§ 160-29 Vested rights.

Article V Uses

§ 160-30 Purpose.

§ 160-31 Basic requirements.

§ 160-32 District regulations.

§ 160-33 Other exceptions to the Land Use Table.

§ 160-34 Review of changes of use.

§ 160-35 Amendments to previously approved land use permits.

§ 160-36 Transferability of land use permits.

§ 160-37 Uses omitted from Land Use Table.

§ 160-38 (Reserved)

§ 160-39 Mixed uses allowed for commercial activities.

Article VI Center Village District

§ 160-40 Purpose.

§ 160-41 Location.

§ 160-42 Dimensional requirements.

§ 160-43 Permitted uses.

Article VII Village District

§ 160-44 Purpose.

§ 160-45 Location.

§ 160-46 Dimensional requirements.

§ 160-47 Permitted uses.

Article VIII Village Growth District

§ 160-48 Purpose.

§ 160-49 Location.

§ 160-50 Dimensional requirements.

§ 160-51 Permitted uses.

Article IX Commercial District

§ 160-52 Purpose.

§ 160-53 Location.

§ 160-54 Dimensional requirements.

§ 160-55 Permitted uses.

Article X Rural Residential District

§ 160-56 Purpose.

§ 160-57 Location.

§ 160-58 Dimensional requirements.

§ 160-59 Permitted uses.

Article XI Critical Rural District

§ 160-60 Purpose.

§ 160-61 Location.

§ 160-62 Dimensional requirements.

§ 160-63 Permitted uses.

Article XII Wellhead Protection District 1

§ 160-64 Purpose.

§ 160-65 Location.

§ 160-66 Dimensional requirements.

§ 160-67 Permitted uses.

Article XIII Wellhead Protection District 2

§ 160-68 Purpose.

§ 160-69 Location.

§ 160-70 Dimensional requirements.

§ 160-71 Permitted uses.

§ 160-72 Monitoring wells.

Article XIV Wellhead Protection District 3

§ 160-73 Purpose.

§ 160-74 Location.

§ 160-75 Dimensional requirements.

§ 160-76 Permitted uses.

§ 160-77 Uses indicated as "Pw" allowed in existing buildings only.

§ 160-78 Subsurface wastewater studies and performance guarantees required for Pw uses.

§ 160-79 Expansion of existing buildings and impervious surface of Pw use prohibited.

§ 160-80 Monitoring wells.

§ 160-81 Additional standards to protect water quality.

Article XV Resource Protection District

§ 160-82 Purpose.

§ 160-83 Location.

§ 160-84 Dimensional requirements.

§ 160-85 Permitted uses.

Article XVI Shoreland Limited Residential District

§ 160-86 Purpose.

§ 160-87 Location.

§ 160-88 Dimensional requirements.

§ 160-89 Permitted uses.

Article XVIA Stream Protection District

§ 160-89.1 Purpose.

§ 160-89.2 Location.

§ 160-89.3 Dimensional requirements.

§ 160-89.4 Permitted uses.

Article XVII Performance Standards, General Requirements

§ 160-90 Applicability and purpose.

§ 160-91 Access control and traffic impacts.

§ 160-92 Access to lots.

§ 160-93 Dust, fumes, vapors, and gases.

§ 160-94 Explosive materials (applies only to commercial and industrial uses).

§ 160-95 Glare.

§ 160-96 Land uses and activities in any Shoreland Zone.

§ 160-96.1 Special exceptions for new single-family residential structures in the Resource Protection District.

§ 160-97 Noise (applies only to commercial and industrial uses).

§ 160-98 Off-street parking and loading requirements.

§ 160-99 Preservation of landscape (applies only to commercial and industrial uses).

§ 160-100 Refuse disposal (applies only to commercial and industrial uses).

§ 160-101 Building design and relation of proposed building to environment (applies only to commercial and industrial uses).

§ 160-102 Sanitary standards.

§ 160-102.1 Additional sanitary standards.

§ 160-103 Landscaped buffer areas and screening (applies only to commercial and industrial uses).

§ 160-104 Signs.

§ 160-105 Soils and soil erosion control.

§ 160-106 Solar consideration.

§ 160-107 Stormwater runoff.

§ 160-108 Streets and roads.

§ 160-108.1 Procedures for acceptance of proposed Town ways.

§ 160-109 Clearing or removal of vegetation for activities other than timber harvesting.

§ 160-109.1 Hazard trees, storm-damaged trees, and dead tree removal.

§ 160-109.2 Exemptions to clearing and vegetation removal requirements.

§ 160-109.3 Revegetation requirements.

§ 160-110 Water quality protection.

§ 160-111 Water supply.

§ 160-111.1 Impact on critical natural areas.

§ 160-111.2 Community impact analysis.

§ 160-112 Other regulations apply.

Article XVIII Performance Standards for Specific Activities and Land Uses

§ 160-112.1 Applicability.

§ 160-113 Accessory apartments.

§ 160-114 Accessory buildings.

§ 160-115 Adult businesses.

§ 160-116 Affordable housing standards.

§ 160-117 Agriculture.

§ 160-118 Animal husbandry.

§ 160-118.1 Archaeological or historical sites.

§ 160-119 Automobile graveyards and junkyards.

§ 160-120 Bed-and-breakfast.

§ 160-121 Boardinghouse.

§ 160-122 Campgrounds.

§ 160-123 Cluster developments.

§ 160-124 Educational, cultural, religious, philanthropic, social, and fraternal uses not serving alcohol.

§ 160-124.1 Essential services.

§ 160-125 Garage and yard sales.

§ 160-126 Groundwater and/or springwater extraction and/or storage.

§ 160-127 Hazardous waste facilities.

§ 160-128 Home occupations.

§ 160-129 Hotels, motels, and inns.

§ 160-130 Individual private campsites.

§ 160-131 Kennels and veterinary hospitals.

§ 160-132 Low-impact sales or rental of goods, merchandise or equipment with 2,500 square feet or more of gross floor area in the Center Village District.

§ 160-133 Manufactured housing and mobile homes.

§ 160-133.1 Registered medical marijuana dispensary.

§ 160-134 Mineral extraction.

§ 160-135 Minor earthmoving activities.

§ 160-136 Mobile home parks.

§ 160-137 Multifamily dwelling units.

§ 160-138 Piers, docks, wharves, bridges and other structures and uses extending over or below normal high-water line of water body or within wetland, and shoreline stabilization.

§ 160-139 Recreational facility.

§ 160-140 Restaurants, bars and bottle clubs (Land Use Categories 8 and 9).

§ 160-141 Special events.

§ 160-142 Temporary dwellings used in connection with the construction of a permanent building or for some nonrecurring purpose.

§ 160-142.1 Temporary school bus shelters.

§ 160-143 Timber harvesting within the Shoreland Zone.

§ 160-143.1 Wireless telecommunications facilities.

Article XIX Administration, Enforcement, and Penalties

§ 160-144 Code Enforcement Officer.

§ 160-145 Land use permit required.

§ 160-146 Land uses and activities not requiring a land use permit.

§ 160-147 Permit application.

§ 160-148 Land use permit review procedure by the CEO.

§ 160-149 Land use permit review procedure by the Planning Board.

§ 160-149.1 Revisions to land use permits approved by the Planning Board.

§ 160-150 Burden of proof.

§ 160-151 Expiration of permit.

§ 160-151.1 Display of permit.

§ 160-151.2 Installation of public utility service.

§ 160-152 Certificate of occupancy required.

§ 160-153 Legal action and violations.

§ 160-154 Fines.

§ 160-155 Performance guarantees and inspections of required improvements (applies only to commercial, industrial, and multifamily uses).

§ 160-156 Fees.

Article XX Board of Appeals

§ 160-157 Establishment and organization.

§ 160-158 Proceedings of the Board of Appeals.

§ 160-159 Powers and duties of the Board of Appeals.

§ 160-160 Variances.

§ 160-161 Administrative appeal and variance procedure.

§ 160-162 Decisions of the Board of Appeals

§ 160-163 Stay of proceedings.

§ 160-164 Fees.

Article XXI Planning Board

§ 160-165 Establishment.

§ 160-166 Appointment.

§ 160-167 Organization and rules.

§ 160-168 Duties and powers.

Article XXII Contract Zoning

§ 160-169 Authority and purpose.

§ 160-170 Application and zoning amendment process.

§ 160-171 Burden of proof.

§ 160-172 Town Meeting.

§ 160-173 Fees.

§ 160-174 Further review.

§ 160-175 Contract zoning agreement.

§ 160-176 No rights created before final Town Meeting vote.

§ 160-177 Failure to act.

§ 160-177.1 Validity and severability.

§ 160-177.2 When effective.

Article XXIII Design Review Committee

§ 160-178 Establishment.

§ 160-179 Appointment of members; terms; vacancies.

§ 160-180 Meetings; quorum; procedure.

§ 160-181 Duties.

§ 160-182 Authority.

§ 160-183 Amendments