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Maine State Planning Office

Maine Department of Environmental Protection

Maine Department of Transportation

Hancock County
Planning Commission

Dark Sky Initiative

The Hancock County Planning Commission (HCPC) will assist towns in Hancock County to prepare policies for protecting the night sky from light pollution. We are working with the Island Astronomy Institute and Maine state agencies to prepare model ordinances and technical assistance documents for night sky preservation.

Documents and Plans



Public Outreach

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Regional Organizations

State Organizations


For more information, contact Thomas Martin, HCPC Executive Director

HCPC, 395 State Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605
Voice: (207) 667-7131 Fax: (207) 667-2099
EMail: tmartin@hcpcme.org