Workshops & Training


MMA's Local Planning Boards and Boards of Appeals sponsored by the Maine Municipal Association - 6/6/17

Location: Presque Isle Inn and Convention Center, 116 Main St., Presque Isle, ME
Time: Registration – 4:00-4:30 pm | Workshop – 4:30 pm-8:30 pm | Light Meal – 6:00 pm
Cost: MMA Member Municipality/Patron: $55.00 | Non-Member Municipality: $110.00
Instructor(s): Attorneys from the MMA Legal Services Department

This workshop is designed as a basic introduction to the various legal rules governing decisions made by local planning boards and land use appeals boards. It is aimed primarily at new or less experienced board members. Long-time board members may also find it helpful.

Topics which may be discussed include:

  • Public Notice requirements
  • Site visits
  • Use of e-mail
  • Board records
  • Deadlines
  • Standing
  • Nature of evidence on which to base a decision
  • Participation by members who miss meetings
  • Procedure for reaching a decision
  • Form of decision/conditions of approval
  • Reconsideration
  • Appeals
  • Variances

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