Planning Board

The Planning Board is responsible for reviewing many of the development reviews, subdivisions and conditional use permit requests (as directed by the Zoning and Land Use Code), and for guiding the development of land use ordinances and zoning maps.

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  • 5:30 p.m.
  • Second and fourth Monday of each month
  • City Council Chambers
    27 Pine St.
    Lewiston, ME 04240

Planning Board Meetings are recorded and uploaded the following day to the City of Lewiston's YouTube Channel.


Agendas are available in the Planning and Code Enforcement Department on the Friday afternoon prior to the regular Monday meeting.

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Minutes are also available following approval.

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About the Planning Board

The Planning Board performs duties prescribed by ordinance and state statute regarding subdivision review and amendments to the Land Use Code. It also prepares and maintains the official City Zoning Map and the city’s Comprehensive Plan. Additionally, the Planning Board reviews the annual capital improvement program (CIP) and shall review the acquisition and disposition of all public ways, land, buildings, and other municipal facilities not acquired through tax-lien foreclosure.

The board also hears and decides applications for conditional use permits, where the development is a major development as defined by City Code. The planning director provides staff support to this board.

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