Harbor Planning Resources

Harbor with Boats

The 2014 Harbor Plan

The 2014 Municipal Harbor Plan and Designated Port Area Master Plan was approved by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EOEEA) on December 19, 2014.

Harbor Plan Approval 12/19/14 (PDF) - Maeve Vallely Bartlett, Secretary of EOEEA

Letter from Mayor Kirk (PDF): submittal of Plan to EOEEA

The 2014 Municipal Harbor Plan and DPA Master Plan (PDF)

Comments Submitted to CZM on Draft 2014 Harbor Plan (PDF)

Supplemental Response submitted to the Secretary of EOEEA 10/31/14 (PDF)

Printed copies of the final plan are available for review at the Community Development Department on Pond Road, at the Sawyer Free Library on Dale Avenue, and at the Harbormaster’s Office on Harbor Loop. Copies may be purchased from Community Development.

The Harbor Plan Committee

State of the Harbor

Progress made (PDF) on the recommendations from the 2009 Harbor Plan. Presented at first Harbor Plan meeting, November 19, 2012.

Maritime Sector Analysis and Opportunity

Economic and Planning Baseline (PDF) - data and analysis. Presented at Public Workshop 09-25-13.

Assessment of Economic Opportunities (PDF) in the Maritime Sector. Presentation to the Harbor Plan Committee 11-13-13.

Economic Development Recommendations

Implementation Recommendations:

Proposed Regulatory Framework (PDF). Presented at Harbor Plan Committee meeting on April 23, 2014.

Proposed Economic Strategy (PDF). Presented to the Harbor Plan Committee on May 14, 2014.

Designated Port Area (DPA) and Municipal Harbor Plan Regulations

Kathryn Glenn of Coastal Zone Management presented an overview of the state regulations governing the City’s Designated Port Area and the Municipal Harbor Planning process at the Committee’s 12-17-12 meeting.

Presentation (PDF)

Handout (PDF)