Submerged Lands Leasing Program

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. Open submerged grounds Tidal waters to 3-mile limit waterways incredible lakes. . mean low water line. common low water line. Leases and Easements. Renting constrained to auxiliary improvement and related berthing zones, digging, and fill ventures (docks, marinas, pipelines, cables).Permanent structures of any size, and occasional structures >500 sq.ft. then again 2000 sq.ft. for business fishi

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´╗┐Submerged Lands Leasing Program Dan Prichard Bureau of Parks and Lands Department of Conservation

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Public submerged terrains Tidal waters to 3-mile constrain limit streams extraordinary lakes

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mean low water line characteristic low water line

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Leases and Easements Leasing restricted to auxiliary improvement and related berthing ranges, digging, and fill ventures (wharfs, marinas, pipelines, links). Changeless structures of any size, and occasional structures >500 sq.ft. on the other hand 2000 sq.ft. for business angling employments. 30-year term Exempt Uses: Smaller occasional structures Moorings Harbor Improvements by the Federal Gov't. Aquaculture ventures endorsed by DMR

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Review Process Notice to Town Office, Harbormaster, DMR, DEP or LURC, & Abutters Initial survey period in collaboration with DEP, DMR, ACE, and Municipality Seek extra data and open meeting as required Issue Preliminary Findings Reconsideration period Final Findings and Decision

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Littoral Boundaries and Setbacks Littoral limit is a 90 degree projection from shoreline at property limit. Structures must be 25 feet from littoral limit and 50 feet from neighboring structures unless utilized as a part of conjunction with those structures. Special cases permitted where no sensible option exists, and there is no nonsensical effect on open trust employments.

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Littoral Boundaries

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Approval Criteria The Bureau may concede a rent if the proposition won't preposterously affect: route angling and other marine uses in the territory the accessibility of administrations and offices fundamental for business marine exercises entrance and departure of riparian proprietors The venture should likewise meet all government, state, and nearby allowing necessities and not generally in opposition to people in general intrigue. A rent is not an allow. It is contract to utilize open grounds.

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Contact Dan Prichard Bureau of Parks and Lands Submerged Lands Program 22 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333 Email: dan.prichard@maine.gov Web site:www.maine.gov/doc/parks

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