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Planning Board

  • Portland West End residents remain unhappy about proposed zoning amendment

    PORTLAND — A hotly debated proposed zoning change along the western waterfront went before the City Council for the first time Monday evening, paving the way for a council vote on Feb. 22. The proposed changes would transform most of the area of 113 to 201 West Commercial St. from a ...

  • South Portland board refuses to recommend zone change to council

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The Planning Board on Tuesday rejected a zone change that would have allowed 59 units of age-restricted housing to be built in a wooded area southeast of Wilkinson Woods. The unanimous board vote, however, is only a recommendation to the City Council, which is ex...

  • Planning Board OKs Portland Hall demolition, renovations

    PORTLAND — The developer of a former college dormitory and hotel on Congress Street expects to begin demolishing part of the building this week. Bayside Maine won Planning Board approvals Tuesday night to renovate the main building at 645 Congress St. and turn it into apartments a...

  • Plans would give old Portland school new life

    PORTLAND — The development arm of the Westbrook Housing Authority will present its plans on April 28 to convert the former St. Patrick's School into affordable housing. Westbrook Development Corp. won a conditional zone change on April 6 from the City Council that will allow it t... 1

  • South Portland appointment puts environment over development

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Judy Carpenter's 20 years of service on the Planning Board came to a close this week after Mayor Tom Blake chose not to reappoint her to the at-large seat. Blake said he valued Carpenter's service to the community, but felt it was time for a change. Last week, th...

  • South Portland Planning Board OKs zone change for Jetport expansion

    Maine Aviation project to break ground this summer, too SOUTH PORTLAND — The Planning Board on Tuesday unanimously approved zone changes for an expansion of the Portland International Jetport. The changes, which must still be addressed by the City Council, wou...

  • Board to review Bath Comp Plan comments

    BATH — The Planning Board plans to discuss public comments about the proposed Comprehensive Plan and the city's responses to those comments at its Tuesday, March 17, meeting.

  • South Portland Planning Board OKs gated community

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The Planning Board on Tuesday approved the site plan for a 42-home gated community on the border with Cape Elizabeth.

  • In a Topsham minute

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  • S.P. board sends tougher shoreland, storm water rules to City Council

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The Planning Board on Tuesday night sent a unanimous positive recommendation to the City Council for zoning changes to strengthen environmental protection in the city's shoreland and flood zones.