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Opponents of 26-room Rockport boutique lodge will fight it out in court docket

ROCKPORT, Maine ― The Rockport Zoning Board of Appeals has upheld the setting up board’s approval of a 26-space boutique resort slated for downtown — but a team opposed to the venture strategies to carry on interesting the issue in court docket.

Pals of Rockport seeks to overturn the Rockport Organizing Board’s approval of the undertaking, or at the very least power developers to cut down the variety of rooms in the proposed Rockport Harbor Resort from 26 to 20, in preserving with a referendum that was permitted by voters in August.

Soon after a series of conferences, the zoning board of appeals ― which handles appeals of preparing board selections ― voted unanimously Jan. 22 to uphold the planning board’s initial approval.