The planning board approved the conceptual master plan for phase one of development at Scarborough Downs on Thursday, April 5. Next, developers will be able to construct more specific design examples and begin permitting under the town’s subdivision and site plan review processes, apply for permits from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Natural Resource Protection Act and Army Corps. of Engineers. The first phase (right) of development includes an approximately 50-acre section closest to Route 1 between Technology Way and Mill Brook. The development is expected to include single-family homes, multi-family apartments, condominiums and a memory care facility. (Courtesy images) 2p1.jpg