Please take notice that the Town of Cranberry Isles, Maine, at P.O. Box 56, Islesford, Maine (207-244-4475) is intending to file a Natural Resource Protection Act permit application with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (MDEP) pursuant to the provisions of 38 M.R.S.A. §§ 480-A thru 480-BB on or about February 10, 2017.
The application is for a 42-foot extension to the existing town pier on Little Cranberry Island (Islesford).
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 Bangor during normal working hours. A copy of the application may also be seen at the municipal offices in Cranberry Isles, Maine.
Written public comments may be sent to the regional office in Bangor where the application is filed for public inspection. Please direct correspondence to Jessica Damon, MDEP, Eastern Maine Regional Office, 106 Hogan Road, Bangor, Maine 04401.