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Maine DEP Nonpoint Source Training: Land Use Regulations

Tuesday, April 25, 2023, 12:30pm – 4:30pm

Reservations

Required

Location

Mather Auditorium

HOSTED BY THE MAINE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, NONPOINT SOURCE TRAINING CENTER and the WELLS RESEREVE

Maine Land Use Regulations: Shoreland Zoning, Maine’s Natural Resources Protection Act, Army Corps of Engineers

Determining where certain land use and natural resource regulations apply and what standards need to be followed can be a complicated topic for many contractors, landowners, and government officials alike. This class will explore the individual regulations that those working or disturbing soil in Maine may encounter including local Shoreland Zoning Ordinances, state natural resource protection laws, stormwater regulations, federal rules and regulations, and the ways that they interact.

The program will cover Maine’s Shoreland Zoning Law, Erosion and Sedimentation Control Law, the Natural Resources Protection Act, as well as regulations administered by the Army Corps of Engineers.

The program will also include discussion of jurisdiction and permit requirements for each entity, ways these regulations overlap, identifying natural resources, and most importantly, it will provide attendees with contacts and resources for technical, permitting, and other assistance.

This class qualifies for 4 hours of Continuing Education Credit for individuals Certified in Erosion Control Practices by Maine DEP. Anyone interested in encouraged to attend and may also be of interest to Code Enforcement Officers, inspectors, municipal officials, homeowners, and contractors.

Please contact Emily Greene for more information at egreene@une.edu.

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