Article 1. Preamble……………………………………………………………………………………… 5
         A.  Authority…………………………………………………………………………………………………. 5
B.  Short Title………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 5
C.  Purpose………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 5
D.  Jurisdiction………………………………………………………………………………………………… 5
         E.  Rules of Construction………………………………………………………………………………… 5
Article 2.  Definitions of Terms Used in this Ordinance………………………………………………………… 6
         A.  Construction of Language…………………………………………………………………………………… 6
         B.  Definitions…………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 6
Article 3.  Official Zoning Map……………………………………………………………………………………. 30
         A.  Official Zoning Map……………………………………………………………………………………………. 30
         B.  Certification of Zoning Map……………………………………………………………………………….. 30
         C.  Changes of Official Zoning Map…………………………………………………………………………….. 30
         D.  Replacement of Official Zoning Map……………………………………………………………………… 30
      Article 4.  Establishment of Zoning Districts…………………………………………………………………………… 31
         A.  Zoning Districts……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 31
         B.  Rules Governing Zoning Districts………………………………………………………………………….. 31
         C. Lots Divided by District Boundaries……………………………………………………………………… 32
         D.  Description of Zone Districts……………………………………………………………………………………… 32
      Article 5.  General Provisions………………………………………………………………………………………… 35
         A.  Land Use Requirements………………………………………………………………………………………….. 35
         B.  Non-Conformance………………………………………………………………………………………………. 35
      Article 6.  Administration……………………………………………………………………………………………. 42
         A.  Building Permits……………………………………………………………………………………….. 42
         B.  Permit Application………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 42
         C.  Certificate of Occupancy Required………………………………………………………………………… 46
         D.  Conditional Use Permits………………………………………………………………………………….. 47
         E.  Public Hearing………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 48
         F.  Decision…………………………………………………………………………………………….. 49
         G.  Standards Applicable to Conditional Uses……………………………………………………………………. 50
         H.  Conditions Attached to Conditional Uses……………………………………………………………….. 51
         I.  Performance Guarantees…………………………………………………………………………………… 51
         J.  Site Review…………………………………………………………………………………………………. 52
         K.  Submission Requirements……………………………………………………………………………… 53
         L.  Administration…………………………………………………………………………………………. 54
      Article 7.  Land Use………………………………………………………………………………………………. 57
      A.  Basic Requirements……………………………………………………………………………………… 57
      B.  District Regulations……………………………………………………………………………………….. 57
      * Land Use Table……………………………………………………………………………………………. 58
      C.  Dimensional Requirements……………………………………………………………………………….. 63
      * Dimensional Requirements Table…………………………………………………………………………… 64
      Article 8.  Shoreland Zoning Regulations…………………………………………………………………………… 66
            A.  Shoreland Zoning………………………………………………………………………………………… 66
      B.  Repeal of Municipal Harvesting Regulation………………………………………………………………. 66
      C.  Nature and Effect……………………………………………………………………………………………… 67
      D.  Districts………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 67
      E.  Official Shoreland Zoning Map…………………………………………………………………………………….. 67
      F.  Interpretation of District Boundaries………………………………………………………………………… 67
      G.  Non-Conformance………………………………………………………………………………………….. 67
      H.  Establishment of Districts…………………………………………………………………………. 70
      I.  Table of Land Uses………………………………………………………………………………………… 71
      J.  Land Use Standards………………………………………………………………………………….. 72
      K.  Principal and Accessory Structures……………………………………………………………………… 72
      L.  Piers, Docks, Wharfs, Bridges and Other Structures and Uses Extending Over
            or Below the Normal High Water Line of a Water Body or Within a Wetland
            Shoreland Zone………………………………………………………………………………………… 75
      M.  Campgrounds……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 75
            N.  Individual Private Campsites……………………………………………………………………………….. 76
      O.  Commercial and Industrial Uses………………………………………………………………………. 76
      P.  Parking Areas……………………………………………………………………………………… 77
      Q.  Roads and Driveways…………………………………………………………………………………. 77
      R.  Signs……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 79
      S.  Essential Services……………………………………………………………………………………….. 79
            T.  Mineral Exploration and Extraction…………………………………………………………………………. 80
      U.  Agriculture……………………………………………………………………………………………. 80
      V.  Timber Harvesting……………………………………………………………………………… 81
      W.  Clearing of or Removal of Vegetation for Activities Other Than Timber
             Harvesting…………………………………………………………………………………………. 82
      X.  Erosion and Sedimentation Control…………………………………………………………………… 85
      Y.  Soils………………………………………………………………………………………………… 85
      Z.  Water Quality………………………………………………………………………………………. 86
Article 9.  Aquifer Protection Zone………………………………………………………………………… 88
      A.  Purpose………………………………………………………………………………………….. 88
      B.  Scope……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 88
      C.  Nature and Effect……………………………………………………………………………………… 88
      D.  Establishment of Districts………………………………………………………………………………. 88
      E.  Non-Conformance……………………………………………………………………………………… 88
      F.  Land Uses……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 89
      G. Land Use Standards……………………………………………………………………………………. 89
      H.  Requirements of Hydrogeological Study…………………………………………………………………… 89
      I.  Lot Coverage………………………………………………………………………………………………. 89
      J.  Uses Involving Hazardous or Special Waste Material Prohibited………………………………………. 90
      K.  Soils……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 90
      L.  Performance Standards……………………………………………………………………………….. 91
      M.  Timber Harvesting……………………………………………………………………………………. 91
      N.  Clearing of Vegetation for Development………………………………………………………… 92
Article 10.  Endangered Species and Critical Overlay Zones…………………………………………………….. 94
      A.  Purpose………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 94
            B.  Scope…………………………………………………………………………………………….. 94
      C.  Nature and Effect………………………………………………………………………………………. 94
      D.  Non-Conformance……………………………………………………………………………………… 94
      E.  Land Use and Performance Standards………………………………………………………………….. 95
Article 11.  Performance Standards - General Requirements……………………………………………… 96
      A.  Access to Lots……………………………………………………………………………………….. 96
      B.  Air Emissions for Commercial/Industrial Uses Only………………………………………………. 97
      C.  Buffer Areas/Setbacks for Commercial/Industrial Uses Only……………………………………. 97
      D.  Explosive Materials for Commercial/Industrial Uses Only………………………………………… 97
      E.  Glare…………………………………………………………………………………………………… 97
      F.  Landscaping……………………………………………………………………………………….. 98
      G.  Noise……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 98
      H.  Off-Street Parking and Loading……………………………………………………………………….. 98
      *  Parking Space Chart………………………………………………………………………………………….. 102
      I.  Refuse Disposal Commercial/Industrial……………………………………………………………….. 103
      J.  Street Construction……………………………………………………………………………………. 103
      K.  Sanitary Provisions………………………………………………………………………………….. 103
      L.  Setbacks and Screening………………………………………………………………………………. 104
      M.  Signs…………………………………………………………………………………………………… 104
            N.  Soils……………………………………………………………………………………………. 107
      O.  Soil Erosion Control…………………………………………………………………………………. 107
      P.  Storage of Materials………………………………………………………………………………… 108
      Q.  Storm Water Management…………………………………………………………………………… 108
            R.  Timber Harvesting and Lot Clearing………………………………………………………………….. 109
      S.  Toxic and Noxious Discharge…………………………………………………………………………….. 111
      T.  Traffic Impacts and Street Access Control…………………………………………………………. 111
      *  Minimum Driveway Spacing Chart………………………………………………………………………… 117
      U.  Water Quality……………………………………………………………………………………………… 118
      V.  Water Supply………………………………………………………………………………………… 118
Article 12.  Performance Standards, Specific Activities and Land Uses……………………………………… 120
      A.  Agricultural Land Conservation and Subdivision Standards………………………………………….. 120
      B.  Animal Husbandry……………………………………………………………………………….. 120
            C.  Automobile Graveyards and Junkyards…………………………………………………………………. 121
      D.  Bed and Breakfasts………………………………………………………………………………… 122
      E.  Campgrounds and Tenting Grounds…………………………………………………………………… 122
      F.  Cluster Developments…………………………………………………………………………………….. 125
      G.  Recreational Facilities…………………………………………………………………………………….. 125
            H.  Extractive Industry………………………………………………………………………………… 125
      I.  Ground Water and Spring Water Extraction and/or Storage…………………………………………. 131
      J.  Home Occupations………………………………………………………………………………………. 141
      K.  Hotels/Motels and Inns……………………………………………………………………………………. 142
      L.  Kennels and Veterinary Hospitals…………………………………………………………………… 143
      M. Manufactured Housing……………………………………………………………………………………. 144
      N. Multi-Family Developments……………………………………………………………………………. 145
      O. Professional Offices in Non-Conformed Districts………………………………………………………..   . 145
      P.  Restaurants…………………………………………………………………………………………….. 145
      Q.  Schools, Colleges, Churches, Fraternal Organizations, Not-For-Public Clubs………………………… 146
      R.  Wireless Telecommunication Facilities………………………………………………………………. 146
      S.  Small Wind Energy Systems…………………………………………………………………………… 157
Article 13.  Enforcement and Penalties…………………………………………………………………….. 162
      A.  Enforcement Officer…………………………………………………………………………………. 162
      B.  Legal Actions and Violations………………………………………………………………………………. 162
      C.  Fines……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 162
Article 14.  Board of Appeals………………………………………………………………………………. 163
      A.  Establishment and Organization……………………………………………………………………… 163
      B.  Proceedings of the Board of Appeals………………………………………………………………… 163
      C.  Powers and Duties of the Board of Appeals………………………………………………………. 163
      D.  Variances……………………………………………………………………………………………… 164
      E.  Appeals Procedure………………………………………………………………………………….. 165
      F.  Decisions of the Board of Appeals……………………………………………………………….. 167
      G.  Stay of Proceedings……………………………………………………………………………… 168
      H.  Reconsideration…………………………………………………………………………………………… 168
Article 15. Legal Status Provisions…………………………………………………………………………….. 170
      A.  Conflict with Other Laws…………………………………………………………………………………. 170
      B.  Severability…………………………………………………………………………………………… 170
      C.  Repeal of Prior Ordinance…………………………………………………………………………….. 170
      D.  Effective Date……………………………………………………………………………………….. 170
Article 16. Amendments………………………………………………………………………………….. 171
      A.  Initiation…………………………………………………………………………………………….. 171
      B.  Procedure……………………………………………………………………………………………… 171
      C.  Adoption…………………………………………………………………………………………………. 172