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The Bangor Planning Ordinance, which was adopted by the City Council in 1948, provided for a Planning Board, which was to "make and adopt a Master Plan of the city." This report briefly describes the Board's recommendations for a Master Plan. After a public hearing and possible revision, the plan may be officially adopted by the Board. Thereafter it will become a guide to the future recommendations of the Board for the improvement and development of Bangor.

This plan is not a fixed or final plan. It must be changed and added to from time to time as changing conditions dictate. In this respect the Board hopes that the people of Bangor will offer suggestions to improve the plan. The continual constructive criticisms and ideas of the citizens of Bangor are needed to make planning effective.

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Bangor City Planning Board


Bangor, Maine


Bangor Maine, city planning


Contains large amounts of statistical data concerning Bangor circa the 1940s and 1950s, including demographics, economic conditions, and environmental studies. Contains several maps, including proposals for traffic improvements and renovations (most of which were never adopted).

A Master Plan: Bangor, Maine

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