Please take notice that Newell Family Trust, c/o Peter Newell, 579 Sagamore Ave., Unit 201, Portsmouth, NH 03801 is intending 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-Z on or about 11/25/2020.
The application is for repairing and expanding an existing 32’ wide x 20’ deep upland parking area to a 48’ wide x 24’ +/- deep parking area, to provide a safe access area; plus, add a 4’ x 22’ rip rap retaining wall; Note: all work above HAT at the following location: 256 Shore Road, East Boothbay, ME 04544.
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 Augusta during normal working hours. A copy of the application may also be seen at the municipal offices in Boothbay, Maine.
Written public comments may be sent to the Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Land and Water Quality, 17 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0017 or the appropriate regional office.