Town of Long Island Planning Board
The Town of Long Island Planning Board consists of seven members appointed by the Town of Long Island Select Board.
Current Planning Board Members
Steve Hart – Chair Term Expires Jun 2023
Curt Murley – Secretary Term Expires Jun 2023
Doug McCown Term Expires Jun 2022
Michael Lingley Term Expires Jun 2023
Paul Thornton Term Expires Jun 2021
Peter Thornton Term Expires Jun 2022
Justin Papkee Term Expires Jun 2024
Planning Board Duties
The Planning Board performs such duties and exercises such powers as are provided in the municipal ordinances and the laws of the State of Maine.
More specifically the powers and duties of the Board are:
- to review proposed changes to the Town’s Land Use Ordinance brought to it by the Select Board, members of the public or State agencies,
- to review and make decisions on all conditional use, site plan review and subdivision applications brought before it,
- to review the Town’s Land Use Ordinance for consistency and clarity and propose changes to it,
- to create a comprehensive planning committee to review and update the town’s comprehensive plan when necessary.