Development Review Board

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The DRB meets on the second & fourth

WEDNESDAYS at 7:00 pm, normally

in the Town Hall


The DRB has been meeting virtually. Their next meeting is not yet scheduled.

How to Participate in their meetings: Due to COVID-19, the DRB meetings are being offered virtually. Zoom is free to the public and does not require registration or log-in. Public comment at this meeting is welcomed and encouraged using the following methods:

  1. Access the Zoom meeting for free on your computer, smartphone or tablet: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85466542664. No password is required when using the above link. This method allows for video and audio connection.
  2. Call-in to the webinar: (646) 558-8656 or (301) 715-8592, enter the Zoom webinar ID #854 6654 2664, and press # when prompted. This option allows for audio only connection.
  3. MMCTV live video recording on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MMCTV15/live and live on the MMCTV local Comcast Cable Channel 1086. Note that these MMCTV options will not allow for live public comment.
  4. Email public comments ahead of time to Chris Flinn, Zoning Administrator at cflinn@jerichovt.gov

Please note: It can take a few minutes to download and connect to Zoom for the first time—so we suggest doing this in advance of a meeting that you wish to view or participate in. Zoom works best if you download the Web Client, but can be accessed from a web browser. If you need help connecting to Zoom, please feel free to contact Katherine Sonnick at ksonnick@jerichovt.gov


The Development Review Board is primarily responsible for reviewing development proposals, which include conditional uses, site plans, subdivisions, appeals of administrative decisions, and requests for waivers and variances. The DRB generally meets evenings, on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month.


Applications and checklists for the DRB are available to view and download on the Town Documents page under Zoning/Development Applications.


Planning and Zoning Documents, such as the Land Use Regulations, Zoning Map and the Town Plan are available to view and download on the Town Documents page under Planning and Zoning Documents.


Minutes of DRB meetings are posted online once approved. The Minutes posted will be for the calendar year, copies of all previous Minutes are available in the Town Clerks office. Agendas will be posted as hearing applications are approved.


Warnings for the Development Review Board are publicly posted at least 15 days prior to the hearing; we will add them to the website as close to that timeline as possible.

Warnings will be posted on or at the following: the Deborah Rawson Memorial Library, the Jericho Post Office, the Jericho Country Store, the Jericho Market, the Jericho Town Hall, on this web page and on the project site.




The DRB meets on the second & fourth

WEDNESDAYS at 7:00 pm, normally

in the Town Hall


The DRB has been meeting virtually. Their next meeting is not yet scheduled.

How to Participate in their meetings: Due to COVID-19, the DRB meetings are being offered virtually. Zoom is free to the public and does not require registration or log-in. Public comment at this meeting is welcomed and encouraged using the following methods:

  1. Access the Zoom meeting for free on your computer, smartphone or tablet: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85466542664. No password is required when using the above link. This method allows for video and audio connection.
  2. Call-in to the webinar: (646) 558-8656 or (301) 715-8592, enter the Zoom webinar ID #854 6654 2664, and press # when prompted. This option allows for audio only connection.
  3. MMCTV live video recording on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MMCTV15/live and live on the MMCTV local Comcast Cable Channel 1086. Note that these MMCTV options will not allow for live public comment.
  4. Email public comments ahead of time to Chris Flinn, Zoning Administrator at cflinn@jerichovt.gov

Please note: It can take a few minutes to download and connect to Zoom for the first time—so we suggest doing this in advance of a meeting that you wish to view or participate in. Zoom works best if you download the Web Client, but can be accessed from a web browser. If you need help connecting to Zoom, please feel free to contact Katherine Sonnick at ksonnick@jerichovt.gov


The Development Review Board is primarily responsible for reviewing development proposals, which include conditional uses, site plans, subdivisions, appeals of administrative decisions, and requests for waivers and variances. The DRB generally meets evenings, on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month.


Applications and checklists for the DRB are available to view and download on the Town Documents page under Zoning/Development Applications.


Planning and Zoning Documents, such as the Land Use Regulations, Zoning Map and the Town Plan are available to view and download on the Town Documents page under Planning and Zoning Documents.


Minutes of DRB meetings are posted online once approved. The Minutes posted will be for the calendar year, copies of all previous Minutes are available in the Town Clerks office. Agendas will be posted as hearing applications are approved.


Warnings for the Development Review Board are publicly posted at least 15 days prior to the hearing; we will add them to the website as close to that timeline as possible.

Warnings will be posted on or at the following: the Deborah Rawson Memorial Library, the Jericho Post Office, the Jericho Country Store, the Jericho Market, the Jericho Town Hall, on this web page and on the project site.


  • 134 Plains Road Subdivision

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    about 2 months ago

    On July 22, 2020 the DRB heard an application for Michael and Pamela Mallow for Preliminary/Final Plan review. This meeting was held via Zoom.

    The applicant is proposing to amend a previously approved residential subdivision by creating an additional lot. The property is located at 134 Plains Road within the Rural Agricultural Residential Zoning District. They are proposing to take an existing 78 acre parcel and subdivide it and create one additional residential lot of 10.83 acres.

    The following items are associated wit this application:

    On June 24, 2020 the DRB held a Sketch Plan review for an application for Michael & Pamela Mallow. The applicant is proposing to amend a previously approved residential subdivision by creating an additional lot. The property is located at 134 Plains Road within the Rural Agricultural Residential Zoning District.

    The applicant is proposing to take an existing 78 acre parcel and subdivide it and create one additional residential lot of 10.83 acres.

    The following items are associated with this application:

  • 261 and 327 VT RT 15 Appeal

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    20 days ago

    On July 22 the DRB heard an application from David Villeneuve, who is appealing a notice of violation issued by the Zoning Administrator to the DRB for two properties located at 261 VT RT 15 and 327 RT 16. The appeal is based on Mr. Villeneuve's denial that any violation exists. He requests the dismissal of the appeal. The Notice of Violation issued by the Zoning Administrator is issued for the same violation on both parcels. The DRB continued this application until September in order for Mr. Villeneuve to meet with the state regarding his storage containers as possible agricultural uses. If determined to be agricultural uses, the Town would have no jurisdiction over them being located on the parcels.

    The following materials are associated with the submission:

  • 315 VT Route PUD Sketch Plan

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    20 days ago

    On July 22 the DRB heard a sketch plan application for a 9-lot PUD subdivision located at 315 VT Route 15.

    The applicants, Brenda and Lee Charron are proposing this PUD on their 115.97 acre parcel. The parcel along with other adjoining lands had previously been a part of a prior subdivision application that has expired. The parcel is located in the Town zoned Forestry District (FOR). An existing curb cut off of VT Route 15 currently provides access to the property. In addition, an existing single family lot maintains an access easement across the Charron’s parcel and utilizes a portion of existing farm road to access their property. The remainder of the farm road continues up the hillside into the site.

    The Zoning Regulations, the allowable permitted residential density allows for the development of up to 11 lots. The Charron’s are proposing 9 lots as part of the subdivision.

    The following materials are associated with the submission:

  • 275 Browns Trace Subdivision

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    20 days ago

    On July 22 the DRB heard an Sketch Plan application for a 2-lot subdivision located at 275 Browns Trace.

    The applicant, the Underhill Jericho Fire Department is proposing to subdivide the existing house from the larger parcel. The House lot, Lot #2 will contain 6 acres and the remaining land, Lot #2 will contain 64 acres. This subdivision includes only the lands owned by the Fire Department on the east side of Browns Trace.

    The following materials are associated with the submission:

  • 22 Park Street Subdivision Review

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    6 months ago

    On June 24, the DRB heard an application for Preliminary/Final Plan review for an application from Bob and Mary Martelle for their property located at 22 Park Street.

    The property is located in the CD3 Character Zone of the Riverside Character Based Zoning District.

    The parcel is approximately 1.35 acres in size and is currently occupied by their single family home and detached Print Shop and outbuildings. The proposal is to subdivide the property into 4 lots.

    The following application items have been submitted:

    On Wednesday February 26, 2020 the DRB heard an application from Bob and Mary Martelle for a Sketch Plan review for their property located at 22 Park Street. The property is also located in the CD3 Character Zone of the Riverside Character Based Zoning District.

    The parcel is approximately 1.35 acres in size and is currently occupied by their single family home and detached Print Shop and outbuildings. The proposal is to subdivide the property into 4 lots, enfronted by a new Alley.


    • Lot 1 will consist of the existing single family home and the existing front portion of the print shop that will disconnected from the print shop and be converted to an accessory apartment.
    • Lot 2 will consist of the existing print shop that will be converted into 2, two bedroom apartments and 1, one bedroom apartment. This will require a conditional use review, which will occur later in the review process.
    • Lot 3 will consist of the on-site septic system.
    • Lot 4 will consist of a new single family home for the Martelle's.

    The following items have been submitted by the applicant for the DRB review


  • OO012 Conditional Use Review - NRO

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    5 months ago

    On April 22, this application was continued to the May 27 DRB meeting.

    The applicant, Jim Carroll, is applying for a conditional use review related to potential impacts of relocating of a single family home, on the High Elevation Forestry Block of the Natural Resources Overlay District. This single family home location was already approved as a part of a subdivision in 2010. The following items related to the application may be viewed below.

  • 65 Browns Trace Subdivision Amendment

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    3 months ago

    This application was continued to May 27. On May 13 the DRB heard an application from South Mountain Development LLC to amend a previously approved 9 lot PUD for the additional subdivision of an additional lot. The property is located in the Low Density Residential and Forestry zoning Districts.

    There is no physical location for the May 13 meeting. You may attend virtually. See the instructions above to learn more about how to participate.

    The following application materials have been submitted:

  • 45 Packard Road (AKA Black Walnut Lane, Lot 8A) Final Plan Review

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    10 months ago


    This application was heard on May; it had been rescheduled from April 22. This was Final Plan application from Gardner Construction.

    The applicant was before the DRB in October for Sketch Plan review. Items related to that application can be seen below.

    The applicant requested a Final Plan Review for a proposed project involving the construction of three carriage units on Lot # 8A within the Moore Commons PUD on Black Walnut Lane in Jericho. The existing parcel (17 Black Walnut) is 31.25 acres and is the Village zoning district.

    The sketch plan review was for 2 duplex units.

    Each of the three (3) units would be served by individual driveways off Black Walnut Lane Individual water services off the existing main and a shared,on-site sewage disposal system.

    The following application items are associated with this application:

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    On October 25th at 7:00 pm in the Town Hall, the DRB will hear a Sketch Plan application from Gardner Construction.

    The applicant is requesting a Sketch Plan Review for a proposed project involving the construction of two Duplexes on Lot # 8A within the Moore Commons PUD on Black Walnut Lane in Jericho. The existing parcel (BK017) is 31.25 acres and is the Village zoning district.

    Dimensional requirements allow for 23.8 residential units and 20 residential units currently exist. The four (4) proposed units within the two (2) duplexes would bring the total residential units on the parcel to twenty-four (24).


    The proposal is for the addition of two (2) duplexes to the Moore Commons PUD on Black Walnut Lane. Each of the four (4) units would be served by individual driveways off Black Walnut Lane Individual water services off the existing main and a shared,on-site sewage disposal system.

    The following application items have been submitted:


  • 163 Plains Road 9 Lot Subdivision Sketch Plan

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    3 months ago

    On May 13, beginning at 7:00 pm, the DRB will hear an application by Darrell and Belva Meulemans for a sketch plan review for a 9 lot, 8 unit PUD. The property is in the Low Density Residential Zoning District.

    There is not physical location for the May 13 meeting. You may attend virtually. See the instructions above to learn more about how to participate.

    The below materials are associated with this application:

  • 69 Packard Road Final Subdivision

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    7 months ago


    This application has been rescheduled for April 22, beginning at 7:00 pm, the DRB will hear a Final Plan Application for a 7-lot subdivision at 69 Packard Road. Instructions on how to be a part of this meeting are on the main body of this DRB page.


    The Parcel is approximately 22 acres. Items related to the application may be viewed below.

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    On January 22, beginning at 7:00 pm, the DRB will hear a Preliminary Plan Application for a 7-lot subdivision at 69 Packard Road. The Parcel is approximately 22 acres. The plans may be viewed below.