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Join in the conversation with the Planning Commission to help shape the future of Jericho.


The main guiding planning document is the Town Plan. The Town Plan reflects the aspirations of Jericho's citizens for the future of the Town. From the Town Plan comes the regulating documents: the Zoning Map and the Land Use Regulations. Check them out below:




Click this link to view more planning documents on the Town Documents Page. You can also find more Planning Documents on the sidebar of this page.

Find out more about the projects that the Planning Commission is working on by clicking the images below.

Join in the conversation with the Planning Commission to help shape the future of Jericho.


The main guiding planning document is the Town Plan. The Town Plan reflects the aspirations of Jericho's citizens for the future of the Town. From the Town Plan comes the regulating documents: the Zoning Map and the Land Use Regulations. Check them out below:




Click this link to view more planning documents on the Town Documents Page. You can also find more Planning Documents on the sidebar of this page.

Find out more about the projects that the Planning Commission is working on by clicking the images below.

  • Planning Commission Meeting, January 19

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    15 Jan 2021
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    The Planning Commission meets next on Tuesday January 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm.

    The PC is requiring registration for the meeting. Public comment at this meeting is welcomed and encouraged using the following methods:

    1. To participate in the meeting both by phone and video, attendees must click the link below to register in advance: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIsdumhrD4iGNSEoXtHn--oh72RvsJT4I7U. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting via computer, tablet or phone.
    2. Email public comments ahead of time to be delivered to the PC to Katherine Sonnick, Planning Director, at ksonnick@jerichovt.gov
    3. MMCTV will not be live streaming the meeting, but the recording will be available following the meeting on the MMCTV and this webpage.
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    The PC will take some time to discuss the update of the Public Works Specs, then discuss the current PUD regulations and talk about enhanced energy planning.

    The full PC agenda is available to view on this page.

  • PC Meeting January 5, 2021

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    23 Dec 2020
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    The Planning Commission met on Tuesday January 5, 2021 via zoom. The meeting was recorded and may be viewed on this page.

    The PC watched a recent webinar presented by the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) titled "Planning and Permitting Innovations: Expanding Administrative Review." Following the webinar they discussed what they learned. The PC then talked about the schedule of their next projects and discussed the potential funding of a PUD regulation update by the Regional Planning Commission.

    The full PC agenda is available to view on this page.

  • Planning Commission Meeting December 15

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    10 Dec 2020
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    The Planning Commission met on Tuesday December 15 via Zoom.

    The PC addressed amendments to the 2019 Commercial District Master Plan edited text related to Map 5 and Map 6, including removing those two maps. They voted to revise the Master Plan. Click here to view the revised Master Plan.

    The PC also discussed their next projects and discussed the potential funding of projects by the Regional Planning Commission. In the upcoming year, they will work on amending the PUD regulations, amending the public works specs, and regulations related to agriculture.


  • December 1 Planning Commission Meeting

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    27 Nov 2020
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    The Planning Commission met on Tuesday December 1 via Zoom.

    The PC refreshed their memories of the Commercial district project process. Here is a copy of the presentation. They will then voted to remove Map 5 and Map 6 of the 2019 Commercial District Master Plan and text in that document related to those Maps. Click here to view the Master Plan with text that will be considered to be edited. (see pages 10, 15, 16-17, 21, and 26). The suggested text to be edited is highlighted in yellow.

    The full PC agenda is available to view on this page.

  • Planning Commission Meeting November 17

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    12 Nov 2020
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    The Planning Commission met on Tuesday November 17.

    The PC heard an update from Planning Commission members Wendy Verrei Berenback and Sabina Ernst about a recent meeting they had with members of the Jericho agricultural community. The PC also discussed the process to amend two maps in the Commercial District Master Plan.

    The full PC agenda is available to view on this page.

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  • Canceled - November 3 Planning Commission Meeting

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    21 Oct 2020
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    The Planning Commission will not meet on November 3rd. Their next meeting will be on November 17.

  • Planning Commission Meeting October 20

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    13 Oct 2020
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    The Planning Commission met on Tuesday October 20.

    The PC spent time learning about the master plan proposal by GW Tatro for Riverside. They also discussed the concerns from the Valleys Edge neighborhood that have come up with the Town Plan and Commercial District Master Plan maps. They have decided that they will work on editing the CD Master Plan and maps at their upcoming meetings. Stay tuned for details on how to be involved with the process. Finally, they readopted their Rules of Procedure.

    The full PC agenda is available to view on this page.

  • Planning Commission Meeting - October 6

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    01 Oct 2020
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    The Planning Commission met on Tuesday October 6.

    The PC discussed the Commercial District project and a short history of Jericho zoning. They heard from Jonathan Villeneuve who has requested to discuss a potential Low Density Residential zoning boundary change. The PC closed their public hearing on the draft Zoning Regulations related to the Commercial District that they have been working on since last year. They took no action on the draft zoning proposal and will take it up at a later time, to be determined later. Info about the Commercial District project can be found on the CD project page. They also decided to table the Official Map project until a later date as well.

    The full PC agenda is available to view on this page.

  • Planning Commission Meeting September 22

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    The Planning Commission met on September 22.

    The PC heard from the residents of the Jericho East neighborhood association who requested a meeting to discuss zoning boundary changes as well as residents of Valleys Edge who have concerns about potential boundary changes and streets and paths impacting their neighborhood.

    The PC continued their public hearing on the draft Zoning Regulations that they have been working on since last year to their next meeting, October 6.

    There are no changes in this current draft from the previous draft (August 14). You can view the draft and public hearing materials on the CD project page. T

    The full PC agenda is available to view on this page.

  • Planning Commission Public Hearing - September 8

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    27 Aug 2020

    The Planning Commission met on Tuesday September 8.

    They held a public hearing on the draft Zoning Regulations that they have been working on since last year. This hearing was continued to September 22. More details are to come regarding this continued hearing. The agenda for the PC meeting and the Public hearing notice can be found on this page.