§480-E-3. Delegation of permit-granting authority to the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Bureau of Forestry

Link to law: http://legislature.maine.gov/legis/statutes/38/title38sec480-E-3.html
Published: 2015

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§480-E-3. Delegation of permit-granting authority to the Department of Agriculture, Conservation
and Forestry, Bureau of Forestry






Notwithstanding section 480-E-1, the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry,
Bureau of Forestry shall issue all permits under this article for timber harvesting
activities in all areas of the State that are not subject to review and approval by the department under any other article
of this chapter. For the purposes of this section, "timber harvesting activities"
means timber harvesting, the construction and maintenance of roads used primarily
for timber harvesting, the mining of gravel used for the construction and maintenance
of roads used primarily for timber harvesting and other activities conducted to facilitate
timber harvesting. Prior to issuing a permit under this section for the mining of gravel used for the
construction or maintenance of roads used primarily for timber harvesting in an organized
area of the State, the Bureau of Forestry shall consult with the department. [2013, c. 570, §1 (AMD).]






1. Activity located in organized and unorganized area.



[
2013, c. 570, §1 (RP)
.]






2. Allowed use.



[
2013, c. 570, §1 (RP)
.]






The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Bureau of Forestry, in consultation
with the department, shall annually review standards for timber harvesting activities
adopted by the Bureau of Forestry to ensure that the standards afford a level of protection
consistent with the goals of this article and the goals of Title 12, chapter 805,
subchapter 3-A. [2011, c. 599, §13 (NEW); 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §§5, 7 (REV); 2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §23 (REV).]





SECTION HISTORY

2011, c. 599, §13 (NEW).
2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §§5, 7 (REV).
2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §23 (REV).
2013, c. 570, §1 (AMD).