2016-17 Eastport Comprehensive Plan Update / Age Friendly Community Action Plan Meetings

Regular meetings are held from 5:30-7:30 PM; 4th Thursday of every month, Library at Shead High School

Meeting Schedule Posted here.

Next Meeting - Thursday, May 25, 2017


Complete 2004 Policy Review for 2017 Policies

Plan Vision meeting



Eastport Comprehensive Plan Update

Eastport's current Comprehensive Plan was written in 2004. Since then, much has changed and a great deal more information is available about Eastport. This includes the 2010 Census, the 2014 American Community Survey, a record of civic investments, new and different businesses, and all kinds of digital (no longer just paper) maps of natural resources.

The Comprehensive Plan Update pulls together information on a wide-range of community issues to assess trends and establish town policies. 

Age Friendly Community Action Planning

The City of Eastport is preparing the 2016-17 Update of the Comprehensive Plan in conjunction with the preparation of an Age Friendly Community Action Plan. Both initiatives are supported by several sources including:

AND a volunteer committee appointed by the City Council in June of 2016 and will actively meet over the course of the next 12 months.

Ways in Which Eastport Community Members Can be Involved

Community members are invited to participate in the Comprehensive Plan Update and the Age Friendly Community Action Plan process. This supported in the following ways:

Draft Documents

The Comprehensive Plan draft chapters will be posted below as they are developed and reviewed by the Comprehensive Plan Committee.


Latest Draft Date
Cover and Table of Contents
Chapter A. Executive Summary, Community Vision and Public Participation
Chapter B. Cultural and Social Resources (AARP Maine Caregiver Guide)
Dec 20, 2016
Oct 20, 2016
May 4, 2017
April 27, 2017
Oct 21, 2016
Chapter G. Recreation Resources
Nov 1, 2016
Chapter I. Public Facilities and Services (Ramp Up Idaho PPT)
Dec 20, 2016
Chapter J. Fiscal Capacity
Chapter K. Land Use
Chapter L. Regional Coordination
Chapter M. Age Friendly Community Action Plan — 8 Domains of Livability


Mar 8, 2017

Mar 8, 2017

Mar 8, 2017

Mar 8, 2017

Mar 8, 2017

Mar 8, 2017

Mar 8, 2017

Mar 8, 2017

Chapter N. Comprehensive Plan Policies and Implementation Strategies
Chapter O. Public Opinion Survey

State Review Questions

Map 1. Location of Eastport in Washington County
Map 2. Treasures of Eastport
Map 3. Eastport Public Facilities and Services
Map 4. Topography, Steep Slopes & Floodplains
Map 5.  Soils Classifications
Map 6. Water Resources and Public Accesses 
Map 7.  Land Cover 
Map 8. Critical Resources
Map 9. Marine Resources Transportation
Map 10. Transportation
Map 11. Regional Transportation Linkages
Map 12. Existing Zoning
Map 13. Future Land Use
Appendix A. Public Opinion Survey and Written Comments
Appendix B. Growth Management Strategies from 2004 Comprehensive Plan
Appendix C. State Policies
Appendix D. Evaluation Measures