Designation of Municipal Reviewing Authority pursuant to 30-A M.R.S.A.
Pursuant to 30-A M.R.S.A. municipalities shall designate a municipal reviewing authority whose responsibility shall be to hold hearings for zoning amendments under 30-A M.R.S.A. Section 4352. Zoning Ordinances. Historically CPAC (Comprehensive Planning Advisory Committee) has been designated, however, through the reorganization of CPAC to LPAC (Long-range Planning Advisory Committee) that responsibility was not listed in their charge. Both LPAC and the Planning Board have indicated that they are willing to become the municipal reviewing authority. Attached is an email memo from Ethan Croce, Principal Planner, regarding the discussion of the Planning Board on this