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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.

  • December 1 Planning Commission Meeting

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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.

  • Planning Commission Meeting - August 18

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    The Planning Commission met on Tuesday August 18 at 7:00 pm.

    The PC discussed the Official Map project. On Monday the 17th, the PC chair, planner and a Commercial District representative met with the CCRPC for the first time to discuss the project and next steps. The next steps in the project involve discussions with property owners and the formation of a task force to work with the CCRPC and review a draft of the map. The plan at this point is to meet with the PC in November to discuss the draft.

    The PC also discussed the draft zoning that they have been working on since last year. There were only a few small changes that they were working on since their last meeting. They warned the draft for a public hearing to be held on September 8. You can view the current draft on the CD project page.

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

  • Planning Commission Meeting - July 21

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    The Planning Commission will be meeting on Tuesday July 21 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. This meeting will be held virtually.

    How to Participate: Zoom is free to the public and does not require registration or log-in. Public is welcome to participate in this meeting using the following methods:

    1. Access the Zoom meeting for free on your computer, smartphone or tablet: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88451845445. 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 #884 5184 5445, 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.
    4. Email public comments ahead of time to be delivered to the PC to Katherine Sonnick, Planning Director, at ksonnick@jerichovt.gov

    On the agenda:

    The PC will discuss the draft Zoning. This is a draft that they have been working on with the public for since last fall. The version they are working on now has been revised to respond to comments and the discussion at their July 7 Planning Commission meeting. The draft can be viewed on the Commercial District project page.

    The PC will also talk about future project and specifically about the Official Map project. We hope to have more information from the CCRPC about when that project will kick off.

    The full agenda can be viewed on the Agenda and Minutes section of this page or by clicking here.

  • Special Planning Commission Meeting

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    The Planning Commission will hold a special meeting on Friday July 10 at 4:00 pm. This meeting will be held virtually.

    How to Participate: Zoom is free to the public and does not require registration or log-in. Public is welcome to participate in this meeting using the following methods:

    1. Access the Zoom meeting for free on your computer, smartphone or tablet: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88451845445. 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 #884 5184 5445, 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(External link) and live on the MMCTV local Comcast Cable Channel 1086.
    4. Email public comments ahead of time to be delivered to the PC to Katherine Sonnick, Planning Director, at ksonnick@jerichovt.gov

    On the agenda:

    Open Meeting Violation Cure - Declare 6/16/20 Executive Session As Void.

    The full agenda can be viewed on the Agenda and Minutes section of this page.