SOUTHWEST HARBOR— Several proposed ordinance changes are going before voters this November, including one focused on local marijuana regulations.
Two public hearings have been scheduled for the coming week where members of the public can ask questions regarding the proposed changes.
On Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 5:30 p.m., a public hearing focused on the proposed marijuana ordinance will take place at the fire station. Voters of the town must first opt in for marijuana businesses to be allowed in the town before an ordinance is enacted.
A second public hearing, scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 17 at 5:30 p.m., also at the fire station, will focus on proposed changes to the Land Use Ordinance and Subdivision Ordinance and a proposed Shoreland Zoning Ordinance, as well as LUO aspects of a Marijuana Ordinance.
The draft ordinances are available to view on the town’s website.
Following the proper steps to enact the