The Maine Woods

A Publication of the Forest Ecology Network

 Volume Five     Number Two                           Late Fall 2001

Coplin ordnance

Coplin Plantation prohibits the aerial and/or mechanical application of pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc. in Coplin Plantation.

Section A:

Exception 1: Manual applications to one acre or less, per individual landowner, per year.

Exception 2: Manual applications along utility lines.

Section B;

Penalties: Violators shall be liable to a fine of not less than 50 dollars or more than 5,000 dollars, per incident.

Enforcement: The first selectman shall be appointed enforcement officer.

Section C;

Effective date: This ordinance will take effect when affirmatively voted at town meeting, and shall remain in effect until terminated or amended by majority vote of a town meeting.

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