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February 2024

Deadline to file an Application: Wednesday, February 7th.

Rules Committee Meeting: Wednesday, February 14th at 7 PM – SRCC Office; 81 Maple Street Cornish, Maine 04020

Commission Meeting: Wednesday, February 28th at 7 PM –  via Zoom Webinar ONLY

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Webinar ID: 861  7435  3918

Passcode: 1973

Telephone: (929) 205-6099

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE: The Commission will hold a Public Hearing at the start of the February 28th Commission Meeting at 7 PM to discuss the Hardship Variance Request for TBD Lone Pine Road (Map 45, Lot 1501) in Waterboro for relief from the following standards:

  • §957-B. (3)(E)(3) The combined river frontage and setback of any building is not less than 500 feet.
  • §958. If 2 or more contiguous lots or portions thereof are in single ownership on or after March 19, 1974, and if all or part of the lots do not meet the criteria of lot width, area, frontage, or other measures required under this chapter or if a building thereon could not meet the aggregate requirements established by this chapter, the lots shall be considered to be one parcel for the purposes of this chapter.
  • §962. (G) The minimum lot size for each residential dwelling unit is 40,000 square feet…

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We strongly encourage submitting applications in advance of the application deadline in order to avoid potential delays in the permitting process.

March 2024

Deadline to file an Application: Wednesday, March 6th.

Rules Committee Meeting: Wednesday, March 13th at 7 PM – SRCC Office; 81 Maple Street Cornish, Maine 04020

Commission Meeting: Wednesday, March 27th at 7 PM –  Dayton Town Hall, 33 Clarks Mills Road in Dayton, Maine 04005.

Brookfield White Pine Hydro, LLC: Bar Mills Decommissioning Project website: 

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Saco River Corridor Commission

The Saco River Corridor Commission is committed to protecting public health and safety and the quality of life for the state of Maine. The commission regulates land and water uses, protects and conserves the region’s unique and exceptional natural resources, and prevents the detrimental impacts of incompatible development.
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Protecting Maine’s Water

The Saco River Corridor: Protecting Maine’s Water is a half-hour video produced by Saco River Community Television with a grant from the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund.

It features information on the Commission’s water quality monitoring program and explains the tremendous importance of safeguarding the Corridor’s water.

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latest news

Watch MPBN’s special report, Return of a River, featuring the successful efforts to renew the Saco River estuary.

Read a Portland Press Herald article on the Saco River Corridor Commission’s essential contribution to water quality.

Saco River Corridor Commission’s 2020 Water Quality Analysis

Prepared by: FB Environmental Associates for the Saco River Corridor Commission
Support provided by the Maine Outdoor Heritage Foundation

SRCC Presentation to the Committee on the Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) 2021

Prepared by:
Dalyn Houser, SRCC Executive Director (Former)