PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE

 

Please take notice that the Town of Falmouth;2 Marshall Drive; Falmouth, ME 04105 intends to file a Natural Resources Protection Act permit application with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the provisions of 38 M.R.S.A. §§ 480-A through 480-V on or about February 6, 2018.

The application is for replacement, relocation and expansion of the seasonal float system at Town Landing located at the pier at the end of Town Landing Road.  The existing system was destroyed in a storm last fall.

A request for a public hearing or a request that the Board of Environmental Protection assume jurisdiction over this application must be received by the Department, in writing, no later than 20 days after the application is found by the Department to be complete and is accepted for processing. A public hearing may or may not be held at the discretion of the Commissioner or Board of Environmental Protection. Public comment on the application will be accepted throughout the processing of the application.

For Federally licensed, permitted, or funded activities in the Coastal Zone, review of this application shall also constitute the State’s consistency review in accordance with the Maine Coastal Program pursuant to Section 307 of the federal Coastal Zone Management Act, 16 U.S.C. §1456.

The application will be filed for public inspection at the Department of Environmental Protection’s office in Portland during normal working hours.  A copy of the application may also be seen at Falmouth Public Safety; 2 Marshall Drive; Falmouth, ME 04105.

Written public comments may be sent to the regional office in Portland where the application is filed for public inspection: Maine DEP, Southern Maine Regional Office; 312 Canco Road, Portland, ME 04103.