PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE

 

Please take notice that the Town of Long Island; PO Box 263, Long Island, ME  04050 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 June 20 2017.

The application is for expansion of the existing municipal dock facility known as “Mariner’s Wharf” located at the Town Hall parcel, Lot 504, 105 Wharf Street, Long Island.

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 the Long Island Town Hall, 105 Wharf Street, Long Island, ME.

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.