Ordinances



PENDING ORDINANCES

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2Administrative Code07/08/2024August 8, 2024July 8, 2024:  The Town Council voted 7-0 in favor of approving recommendations from Interim Town Manager Mike McGovern to update the Administrative Code. Updates include the intent to hire an IT Coordinator and Public Communications Coordinator, as outlined in the FY 2025 Budget.
13Traffic Regulations07/08/2024August 8, 2024July 8, 2024:  Public Hearing and Town Council vote to approve recommendations from Ordinance Committee related to Dyer Pond Road. Vote 7-0.

June 10, 2024:  Town Council votes to send amendments to Public Hearing on July 8, 2024.

May 8, 2024:  Ordinance Committee votes 3-0 to send recommended amendments to Town Council

April 29, 2024:  Suggestion to add five gravel parking spots at Greenbelt trailhead and prohibit parking on south-side of road.

March 25, 2024:  Dyer Pond Road discussed

January 29, 2024: Dyer Pond Road discussed

August 14, 2023:  Town Council votes 7-0 to forward Chair Jeremey Gabrielson's request to refer On Street Parking Regulations to the Ordinance Committee given the numerous emails the council has received regarding parking on Shore Road near Cliff House Beach.  Additionally, he would like to expand the review of parking as related to the future Shore Road Rehabilitation Project.  Councilor P. Jordan also asked for this item to be reviewed "holistically" across a broad range of possible strategies the Town might consider to address parking on a variety of levels.




EMERGENCY ORDINANCES
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CURRENT ORDINANCES
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22Addressing.pdf1998-09-141998-10-14
2Administrative Code.pdf2016-06-132016-06-13Amended on July 8, 2024 to include hiring of an IT Coordinator and Public Communications Coordinator as included in the FY 2025 Budget.
14Bicycles1990-12-101991-01-09
4Boards and Committees2021-07-122021-08-11News Article
10Coastal Waters and Harbor Ordinance.pdf2019-04-082019-05-08News Article
5Commercial Licenses and Permits1994-01-091994-02-09
20Communications.pdf1993-12-121994-01-12
18Conservation2024-02-122024-03-13The amendments allow the Conservation Committee to approve events up to 250 attendees, and also to allow the Conservation Committee to negotiate revenue sharing for events with an admission charge of larger than $10/attendee.
6Construction Code2024-05-136-12-2024Repeals and replaces the Floodplain Management Ordinance and floodplain maps; Special flood hazard, Zones A, AE, AO, AH and VE for the Town of Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland County, Maine, identified by the FEMA
7Dogs
Appendix (Excel download)
2023-08-142023-09-13News Article
8Fire Protection Code.pdf2007-06-092007-07-09
9Firearms.pdf1991-07-071991-08-07

General Assistance Ordinance (see appendices below)2021-09-022022-01-10

General Assistance Appendices A, B, D through G and Recovery Residence Housing Maximums2022-11-1410/1/2022-9/30/2022All but Appendix C
1General Provisions.pdf2003-09-082003-09-08
11Health and Sanitation2022-09-122022-10-13News Article
26Marijuana Establishments and Social Clubs.pdf2017-08-142017-09-14News Article
12Miscellaneous Offenses.pdf2017-10-112017-11-10News Article
3Personnel Code2023-05-112023-06-12
23Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Ordinacne.pdf2010-12-132011-01-12
27Property Tax Assistance.pdf2019-01-142019-02-13News Article
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Residential Pesticide Use2024-05-132024-06-12Amendments to the ordinance include definitions and an expansion on waivers.  For more information visit Residential Pesticide Use Ordinance page.
15Sewers.pdf  (Updated Map)2007-06-092007-07-09News Article
24Shooting Ranges.pdf2017-06-122017-07-12News Article
21Signs.pdf2017-01-092017-02-08News Article
25Storm Water2023-05-082023-06-08
16Subdivision Ordinance2024-04-082024-05-08
19Town Overlay District Map2019-09-092020-4-1
17Town Ways.pdf2012-09-102012-10-10News Article
13Traffic Regulations2021-03-082021-04-08News Article
19Zoning Ordinance (includes maps & appendices)  (Maps only)2024-06-102024-07-10Includes ADU amendments and Outdoor Storage amendments approved by council 6/10/24