Town of Bar Harbor, ME
Hancock County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Bar Harbor 10-6-2015 by Ord. No. 2015-04.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
Electrical installations — See Ch. 70.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 85.
Floodplain management — See Ch. 90.
Land use — See Ch. 125.
Sewers — See Ch. 165.
Water — See Ch. 201.
Editor’s Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 36, Building Construction, adopted 5-18-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-6.
Effective September 28, 2011, the Town of Bar Harbor applies and enforces the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code ("M.U.B.E.C."), as required by 10 M.R.S.A. § 9724. The Code Enforcement Officer of the Town of Bar Harbor shall serve as the building official as defined in 25 M.R.S.A. § 2371 and shall be responsible for issuing building permits and certificates of occupancy. The Code Enforcement Officer shall be responsible for inspecting all permitted construction for compliance with all components of the M.U.B.E.C., as such components may be revised from time to time by the Technical Building Codes and Standards Board. Administration and enforcement of the M.U.B.E.C., including permits, fees, violations, penalties and appeals, shall be in accordance with Chapter 125, Land Use.
The provisions of this chapter are declared to be severable, and if any section, sentence, clause or phrase of this chapter shall for any reason be held invalid or unconstitutional or if the application of this chapter to any person or circumstances is held invalid or unconstitutional, such decisions shall not affect the validity of the remaining sections, sentences, clauses, and phrases of this chapter.
Nothing in this chapter, or in the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code hereby adopted, shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding pending in any court, or any rights acquired, or liability incurred, or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing, under any act or ordinance hereby repealed as cited in this chapter; nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this chapter.