Planning Board

Regular Meetings

  • 6:30 PM
  • 3rd Wednesday of every month
  • Town Council Chambers
  • 59 Main Street, Orono, ME 04473

Stream Prior Meetings on YouTube

Agendas & Minutes 

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Agendas and Minutes

Applications are available for review in the Code Enforcement and Planning Office during business hours and on our Items Under Consideration page.


  • Phil Ruck, Chair
  • Judson McIntosh, Vice-Chair
  • Lisa Buck
  • John Beckett
  • Christa Schwintzer

  • Michael Costello
  • Ashley Case
  • Robert Bayer

Member Terms

The Planning Board consists of 7 regular members and 2 associate members, who vote in the absence of regular members. All members are appointed by the Town Council for 5-year terms.

The Planning Board is a nine-member Council-appointed volunteer board (7 Regular and 2 Associate members) charged with reviewing and acting upon applications for site plan review, subdivision, and other permits for compliance with existing ordinances.  It also provides guidance to the Town Council in its consideration of land use ordinance revisions and zone changes, including contract zone applications.