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Land Use

Land Use Ordinance (PDF)

Effective July 1, 1975
Amended March 4, 2006
Amended March 3, 2012

 Land Use Permit

NOTE: A Building Permit is required for all construction. Contact the CEO with questions 

B.      Dimensional Requirements
Lots outside those areas regulated by the Town of Waterford Shoreland Zoning Ordinance shall meet or exceed the following minimum requirements (additional area may be required by the Subdivision Ordinance Town of Waterford and Town of Waterford, Maine Site Plan Review Ordinance). After the effective date of this Ordinance, no lot shall be created or reduced below the minimum dimensional requirements unless allowed by other provisions of this Ordinance.

                                                Minimum Dimensional Requirements

Minimum Lot Size/

Minimum Street Frontage

Minimum Front Setback(1)

Minimum Side Setback

Minimum Driveway Setback Side/rear

Minimum Rear Setback

Maximum Impervious Surface Ratio(2)

Maximum Structure Height(3)

43,560 sq.ft.
(1 acre)

150 ft.

(50ft. in subdivision lots)


10 ft.



35 ft.

(1)       Measured from the edge of the right-of-way.
(2)       The total area of all structures, parking lots and other non-vegetated surfaces.
(3)      Does not apply to structures not intended for human habitation.