Planning Board

All Planning Board meetings through April will be conducted on a virtual platform. The Town is currently utilizing Zoom for those that wish to attend the meeting (i.e. applicants, members of the public that wish to speak).  The town has also setup a Youtube channel for those that wish to watch the proceedings.

Links to these sites will be prepared and provided for on this website in advance of the meetings.

Members of the public wishing to comment on application are encouraged to submit their comments in writing prior to the meeting to  Otherwise public comment will be taken through the Zoom web application which can be accessed via computer or telephone connection.   

Applications during Coronavirus pandemic - Update 4/6/20

  • Planning Board Applications

        - At this time, we will continue to accept applications
        - Electronic submissions must be submitted on or before required deadline
        - Click here for submission requirements
        - To arrange a submission please contact:

            Planning Board, Jamel Torres,
    Payments for applications can be made either by check (mailed or placed in the submission packet).  Other methods of payment can be discussed with Staff. 

    If you have any questions please call the Planning and Code Enforcement Office at 207-730-4040 during the hours of 8 am to 4 pm.

The Scarborough Planning Board reviews new residential, commercial and industrial development, as well as in many cases the redevelopment of existing uses, in accordance with the Site Plan Review and Subdivision Review Ordinances. Further, when amendments to land use regulations are proposed to the Town Council, the Planning Board reviews the amendments, conducts a public hearing and makes recommendations to the Town Council regarding these regulations. The Planning Board also plays an integral role in the review and approval of Contract Zones.


Board members are appointed by the Town Council and serve three-year terms.
  • Nicholas McGee - Chair 2022
  • Rachel Hendrickson - Vice Chair 2022
  • Roger Beeley - Secretary 2020
  • Jennifer Ladd - 2022
  • Robyn Saunders - 2021
  • Rick DuPerre - First Alternate 2020
  • Richard Meinking- Second Alternate - 2022


The Planning Board meets every three weeks in accordance with a yearly schedule.

                      **  Please Note: Starting on June 10, 2019 all Planning Board  **                          meetings will be starting at 6:30 p.m.

Meeting Agendas & Minutes

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April 15, 2020 Workshop Agenda    Meeting to be held remotely with Zoom Application. Stay tuned for details. 
March 30, 2020     CANCELLED 
March 9, 2020 Agenda  Video Stream   
March 5, 2020 Workshop Agenda    "All Purpose Room", Scarborough HS, 11 Municipal Dr. 
February 18, 2020 Agenda Minutes Video Stream   
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The official record for all agenda items can be viewed in the Planning office during regular business hours.

Development Review Process

Applications and Checklists

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  • COVID-19 PB Submissions Instructions.pdf   115k - Mar 26, 2020, 12:20 PM by Jay Chace (v1)
  • Planning Board Submission Requirements - 2019.pdf   68k - May 9, 2019, 1:19 PM by Doreen Christ (v1)
  • PB Application Form.pdf   120k - May 23, 2017, 12:04 PM by Unknown user (v1)
  • Subdivision-checklist-2015.pdf   454k - Jan 8, 2015, 8:59 AM by Unknown user (v1)
  • site-plan-checklist-2015.pdf   519k - Jan 8, 2015, 8:59 AM by Unknown user (v1)
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Flow Charts

Fee Schedule

Schedule of License, Permit, and Application Fees Ordinance [PDF]


Jamel Torres
Assistant Town Planner
Phone: (207) 730-4041
Email: jtorres