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    Planning & Zoning Planning Commission Page
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    Office
    The Planning & Zoning Office is located at the Waitsfield Town Office, 9 Bridge Street, below the Joslin Memorial Library. The office hours of the part-time Planning & Zoning Administrator are typcially Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Planning Commission
    The PC ordinarily meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month, 7:00 p.m., at the Waitsfield Town Office.      Meeting Agenda
    Development
    Review
    Board
    The DRB ordinarily meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month, 7:00 p.m., at the Waitsfield Town Office.      Meeting Agenda
    Meeting
    Minutes
    Meeting minutes for the Planning Commission and Development Review Board can be found on the Document Archives page.
    Town
    Plan
    Waitsfield's Town Plan, adopted June 5, 2005, can be reviewed at the Waitsfield Town Office or downloaded from the Documents page.
    Zoning
    Bylaws
    Waitsfield's Zoning Bylaws, adopted May 2, 2005, can be reviewed at the Waitsfield Town Office or downloaded from the Zoning page.
    Subdivision
    Regulations
    Waitsfield's Subdivision Regulations, adopted in 1990, can be reviewed at the Waitsfield Town Office or downloaded from the Subdivision Regulations page.
    Permit
    Applications
    Applications for a zoning permit, subdivision approval, sign permit, curb cut, certificate of occupancy, etc. can be obtained at the Waitsfield Town Office or downloaded from the Permits page.
    E-911
    Address
    Assignment
    An E-911 address must be assigned before a zoning permit may be issued for the construction of a new residence.  Contact the E-911 Coordinator to make arrangements.
    Driveway
    Access
    Approval
    A new access onto a Town road requires a curb cut approval from the Waitsfield Selectboard. Applications may be obtained at the Town Office or downloaded from the Permits page.
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    Town Documents
  • Waitsfield Zoning Bylaws
  • Waitsfield Proposed Subdivision Regulations
  • Waitsfield Town Plan
         
    Regional Documents
  • Central Vermont Regional Plan, 2003 -- does not include regional maps (110 pgs, 3,265 KB)
     
    Sources for Techncial Support
  • Vermont Department of Housing and Community Affairs
  • Vermont Planning Information Center
  • Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission
    Legal & Legislative
  • Changes to Chapter 117 (Act 115)
  • Vermont Statutes On-line: Title 24 Chapter 117
    Data Sources
  • Vermont Planning Information Center
  • Vermont State Data Center for U.S. Census Bureau information & data
  • Vermont Housing Data
  • Vermont Social & Economic Indicators
  • Vermont Community Data Bank
  • Vermont School Report
    Publications
  • Growing Center Planning Manual for Vermont Communities (March 2007)
        Part 1. Introduction, Application Guide, Checklists (54 pgs, 780 KB)
        Part 2. Planning Principles (16 pgs, 1,955 KB)
        Part 3. Implementation (32 pgs, 1,856 KB)
     
  • "Community Rules: A New England Guide to Smart Growth Strategies". Takes you to the VFOS site where this publication can be downloaded by chapter in 10 different PDF files ranging from 440 to 1,790 KB.
  • Growing Smarter: Best Practices for Making Smart Growth Work (1,783 KB)
    Contact
    Susan Senning, Planning & Zoning Administrator
    Waitsfield Town Office
    9 Bridge Street
    Waitsfield, VT 05673
    Phone: (802) 496-2218
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