Zoning & Subdivision Updates

Planning Commission to hold hearing on Zoning Bylaw Amendment

On September 10, 2020, the Shelburne Planning Commission voted to conduct a public hearing on proposed amendments to Shelburne’s Zoning Bylaw at 7 PM on October 8, 2020.  The extent of the proposed changes is detailed in files available under Related Documents at right.   

The meeting of which the hearing is part will begin at 7:00 p.m.  To comply with Governor Phil Scott’s ‘Stay Home/Stay Safe’ order the meeting will be conducted remotely using the Zoom online platform.  It also will be possible to participate in the meeting via telephone.  

To participate via web browser:   https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88284148798?pwd=UThYYmtzOEVCTldYQXJLYTZ5bFNlUT09

Via zoom.us app:  Meeting ID: 882 8414 8798; Password: 3Wu9Fx

Via telephone:  929 205 6099; Meeting ID: 882 8414 8798; Password: 292453

Those who plan to participate in the hearing are encouraged to also submit a written version of their comments in advance. 

Other Recent Bylaw Activities

On August 11, the Shelburne Selectboard adopted zoning bylaw changes adding fences and retaining walls to the list of structures allowed within certain PUD buffers (i.e., those in PUDs in the Mixed Use district).  The change also added a definition of “retaining wall” and requirements relating to retaining walls.

On July 14, the Selectboard adopted zoning changes that simplify the application and review procedure for certain minor projects proposed within the Historic Preservation and Design Review Overlay).  The Selectboard also adopted changes that revised several aspects of the Town Form Based Zoning overlay district and made related changes in the Subdivision bylaws modifying definitions of “Subdivision”, “Major Subdivision”, and “Minor Subdivision.”

For More Information

You will find a copy of the proposals and associated bylaw change reports in the “Related Documents” section of this web page. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Planning and Zoning office.

Related Documents