PARIS — Selectmen are set to form the Land Use Study Committee on Monday.

Six residents have applied to be on the committee, which would shape future development to align with the town’s comprehensive plan.

The goal of the committee is to create a land use ordinance to protect historical areas such as Paris Hill and direct new commercial development to the Route 26 corridor.

On Nov. 2, a nonbinding question was posed via ballot in Paris asking if there is support for a land-use ordinance in town. Voters favored an ordinance 1,429 to 513.

In November, selectmen and the Planning Board began appealing for residents to join a Land Use Study Committee, where members would represent different interests in town, such as neighborhoods and businesses, to help create a land-use ordinance.

On Monday, selectmen will look at applications from six people: Jack Richardson, Anne Stanley, Cynthia Burmeister, Jacalyn Lynch, Bruce Sargent and Franca Ainsworth.

The group represents neighborhoods including Paris Hill, Cobble Hill and Mt. Mica. Many have experience working on other town committees.

Town Clerk Elizabeth Knox has recommended selectmen approve no more than five residents for the board, plus a member from the Planning Board and a selectman.

Selectmen will also discuss action on a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries and whether to approve a revision to the curfew ordinance.

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