KEY DOCUMENTS


Town of Benton 2018 Comprehensive Plan



Land Use Ordinance Manual     


Benton Zoning Map


1991 Benton Land Use Map


Rural District Basic Information


Village and Growth District Info


Industrial District Basic Information



APPLICATIONS & FORMS


Land Use Application


Conditional Use Permit Application


Change of Use Permit Application


Plumbing Application


Benton Shoreland Zoning Ordinance


Benton Floodplain Ordinance



FIREWORKS

The Town of Benton maintains no local ordinance for fireworks.  Fireworks usage are managed by State of Maine law.


In general, "consumers" may use fireworks between 9 AM and 10 PM with exceptions on/around July 4th and Dec 31st.  


To view the law, click here.   Noise complaints should be directed to dispatch at (207) 624-7076. 

APPEALS BOARD MEMBERS


David Christen, Chair

Susan Giguere, Secretary
Eric Cyr

Luke Schadle

William White, Alternate
Ricky Gower, Altternate

**Please contact the Benton Town Office for all Appeals Board questions and matters at 207-453-7191 or bentonstaff@gmail.com



**Appeals and Variances required notice to abutters and public hearing. 

Appeals Board

PLANNING BOARD MEMBERS


June Caron - Co-Chair

​​Kathy Bolster

Leo Caron

Daniel Bealieu, Co-Secretary

Darcy Dow, Alternate, Co-Secretary
Lance Shores, Alternate


David Savage, Code Enforcement Officer​ (CEO)

(207) 649-4760


The CEO manages all application review and approvals that do NOT require a conditional use permit or shoreland zone permit.  For rules regarding setbacks and minimum lot sizes, refer to the Land Use Ordinance Manual.


The Benton Planning Board meets at 6:00 PM on the second Tuesday of every month at the Benton Town Office.  

The meeting is open to the public.


General concerns or questions will be handled by the Planning Board. 


**Please contact the Benton Town Office for copies of conditional use applications or tax cards at 207-453-7191 or bentonstaff@gmail.com​. 


**Matters to be added to Planning Board Agenda need to be received by the Town Office ten (10) business days prior to the Planning Board Meeting.  


**Conditional Use Permits required notice to abutters and public hearing. 


Planning Board​

Patricia Lanning- Chair