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Open Space Plans

Greenbelt Plan

The 2013 plan update focuses open space preservation on land that (1) maintains the town’s rural character, (2) protects wildlife habitat, and (3) adds to the trail system. This plan identifies 10 goals to guide greenbelt growth.

Open Space Management Plan

Adopted by the Town Council in 2012, the Management Plan for the Greenbelt and Open Space includes an inventory of open space, as well as policies governing Town-owned open spaces

Winnick Woods Master Plan

This document inventories and ranks the town's scenic views and establishes a methodology for evaluating the impact of development on new views. It serves as a supplemental resources without regulatory authority.

Open Space Inventory

The Open Space Inventory is a list, with maps, of all land that provides legal public access. The list is divided into four categories: land owned by the town, easements owned by the town, land owned by the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust, and easements owned by the Land Trust.

Gull Crest Master Plan

The Town Council approved this plan in concept for a pathway along Shore Road in 2009. The concept plan represents the best efforts of the Shore Road Pathway Committee to balance the public safety needs of pedestrians, the preservation of the unique physical and natural characteristics of Shore Road, and impacts on abutting property owners.

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  • Maureen O'Meara, Town Planner
  • Phone:
  • Mailing Address:
    PO Box 6260
    Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • Business Hours: Mondays, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesdays-Fridays, 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.
  • Location:
    Assessing/Codes/Planning office, second floor Town Hall, 320 Ocean House Road - Directions
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