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January 15, 1997


Article I - PREAMBLE

1.1   Authority.

This ordinance has been prepared in accordance with the provisions of Titles 30-A and 38 of the Maine Revised Statutes Annotated, as amended.

1.2   Short Title.

This ordinance and the accompanying Official Zoning Map shall be known as and may be cited as the "Zoning Ordinance, Town of Limington, Maine."

1.3   Purposes.

The purpose of this ordinance is to protect the health, safety, and general welfare of the residents of the Town of Limington; to encourage appropriate use of land throughout the municipality; to promote traffic safety; to provide safety from fire and other elements; to provide adequate light and air; to prevent overcrowding of real estate; to prevent housing development in unsuitable areas; to provide an allotment of land area in new developments sufficient for all the requirements of community life; to conserve natural resources and visual character; and to provide for adequate public services, as an integral part of a comprehensive plan for municipal development.

1.4   Jurisdiction.

The provisions of this ordinance shall govern all land and all structures within the boundaries of the Town of Limington

1.5   Rules of Construction.

Captions and headings within this ordinance are an integral part of the ordinance and are intended to be utilized in determining the meaning and applicability of the sections they identify.

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