On April 27, 2007 Plum Creek submitted a new rezoning and development plan to the Land Use Regulation Commission for 408,000 acres of its ownership around Moosehead Lake. The new plan:
| continues to include 975 subdivision lots
doubles the amount of land zoned for development to 22,000 acres, which will actually allow for thousands of subdivision lots
still proposes develpment of two major resorts, and incresases the size of both along with satellite resort zones.
increases the number of "resort accommodations" from 750 to 1050
adds the development of energy facilities as an allowable use in the easement areas on the west side of Moosehead Lake
rezones 33 miles of shoreline for development
reduces the number of subdivision lots on shorelines
increases the acres of working forest easement from 72,000 acres to 90,000 acres.
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