Natural Resources Overlay

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About the Natural Resources Overlay

Wildlife, clean water, forests, fields and hilltops are vital parts of Jericho’s rural character and prosperity, and are highly valued by residents. Jericho’s Conservation Commission (CC) and Planning Commission (PC) worked together to make sure Jericho’s important natural heritage isn’t lost and that it will be here for future generations of residents. They developed updates to Jericho’s Land Use Regulations that protect Jericho’s natural resources in the form of a Natural Resources Overlay (NRO) district.

After 2 years of community engagement, the Natural Resources Overlay was approved and incorporated into the Land Use Regulations!


Scroll down to the "News Feed" on this page to learn more about the public engagement and adoption process.


On April 11, 2019 the Planning and Conservation Commission received an award from the Vermont Planners Association for their combined efforts on the Natural Resources Overlay District. Several PC and CC members, along with other Jericho friends attended the awards reception at the Statehouse in Montpelier. Next time you're in Town Hall come and see the award!

About the Natural Resources Overlay

Wildlife, clean water, forests, fields and hilltops are vital parts of Jericho’s rural character and prosperity, and are highly valued by residents. Jericho’s Conservation Commission (CC) and Planning Commission (PC) worked together to make sure Jericho’s important natural heritage isn’t lost and that it will be here for future generations of residents. They developed updates to Jericho’s Land Use Regulations that protect Jericho’s natural resources in the form of a Natural Resources Overlay (NRO) district.

After 2 years of community engagement, the Natural Resources Overlay was approved and incorporated into the Land Use Regulations!


Scroll down to the "News Feed" on this page to learn more about the public engagement and adoption process.


On April 11, 2019 the Planning and Conservation Commission received an award from the Vermont Planners Association for their combined efforts on the Natural Resources Overlay District. Several PC and CC members, along with other Jericho friends attended the awards reception at the Statehouse in Montpelier. Next time you're in Town Hall come and see the award!

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