Shoreland Zoning Ordinance

SHORELAND ZONING ORDINANCE

SECTION 1. Purposes

The purposes of this Ordinance are to further the maintenance of safe and healthful conditions; to prevent and control water pollution; to protect fish spawning grounds, aquatic life, bird and other wildlife habitats; to protect buildings and land from flooding and accelerated erosion; to protect archaeological and historic resources; to protect freshwater wetlands; to control building sites, placement of structures and land uses; to conserve shore cover, and visual as well as actual access points to inland waters; to conserve the natural beauty and open space, and to anticipate and respond to the impacts of development in shoreland areas.


Shoreland Zoning Ordinance
Amended March 2017