AGENCY: 01-672 – Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry (DACF), Maine Land Use Planning Commission (LUPC)
CHAPTER NUMBER AND TITLE: Ch. 10, Land Use Districts and Standards
PROPOSED RULE NUMBER: 2017-P030
BRIEF SUMMARY: The Land Use Planning Commission is seeking public comment on a citizen petition to amend Ch. 10, Land Use Districts and Standards, in order to allow portable rock crushing equipment by special exception in the in the Aquifer Protection (P-AR) Subdistrict. The proposal includes a set of criteria intended to protect the water resource that would have to be met for portable rock crushing to be allowed in the aquifer protection subdistrict. These criteria include provisions to reduce the risk of groundwater contamination from fuel or other hazardous liquids and to reduce the risk of surface water contamination from fine sediments.
PUBLIC HEARING: N/A
COMMENT DEADLINE: Written comments must be submitted on or prior to: April 21, 2017. Written rebuttal comments must be submitted on or prior to: April 28, 2017.
CONTACT PERSON FOR THIS FILING / SMALL BUSINESS INFORMATION: Naomi Kirk-Lawlor, 22 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0022. Telephone: (207) 287-4936. E-mail: Naomi.E.Kirk-Lawlor@Maine.gov .
FINANCIAL IMPACT ON MUNICIPALITIES OR COUNTIES: N/A
STATUTORY AUTHORITY FOR THIS RULE: 12 MRS §§ 685-A(3), 685-A(7-A), 685-C(5)
SUBSTANTIVE STATE OR FEDERAL LAW BEING IMPLEMENTED: N/A
LUPC WEBSITE: http://www.maine.gov/dacf/lupc/
DACF RULE-MAKING LIAISON: Mari.Wells@Maine.gov .