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


Land Use Application

Conditional Use Permit Application

Change of Use Permit Application

Plumbing Application

Benton Shoreland Zoning Ordinance

Benton Floodplain Ordinance


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. 


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

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

​​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​. 

**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. 

Appeals Board


June Caron - Co-Chair

Patricia Lanning- Chair

Planning Board​