Just six months after the Bangor (Maine) City Council rejected a controversial rule change that would have allowed campgrounds, RV parks and golf courses to be proposed on certain rural sections of Stillwater Avenue, the council will soon consider making another change that would have the same effect, according to the Bangor Daily News.
But the proposal failed to win the support of a majority of planning board members Tuesday (Oct. 15) night. The planning board voted 4-3 against recommending the amendment, which has been requested by a Newburgh woman, Cindy DeBeck, who wants to build a seasonal RV park on 70 acres of land that she owns between Walmart and the Penjajawoc Marsh.
The change would group Stillwater Avenue with two other Bangor roads — Broadway and Union Street — in which campgrounds, RV parks and golf facilities are allowed to be developed in areas with rural and agricultural zoning.
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