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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 all old versions of the Town Plan and Land Use Regulations Here. 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.




There is one vacancy for the Planning Commission

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 all old versions of the Town Plan and Land Use Regulations Here. 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.




There is one vacancy for the Planning Commission

  • 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.

  • Planning Commission Meeting July 7

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    The Planning Commission met on July 7 via Zoom.

    The PC heard from Alex Weinhagen, Planning Director of Hinesburg, about their Official Map and the process they went through to create that map.

    The PC learned a bit more about the State statute that sets out regional and local planning goals. Click this to View the presentation.

    The PC also be discussed the draft changes to the Zoning Regulations related to the Commercial District. They have been working on the draft since last fall, based on the Master Plan finding and community input, You can view the new draft on the Commercial District page.

  • Lend Your Voice to Vermont/National Commute Survey

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    The commutes of many Vermonters have changed significantly due to COVID-19, with many shifting to telecommuting. Now that workplaces are starting to open back up, transportation planners in Vermont are interested in understanding the potential changes in work travel.

    The CCRPC, CATMA, and Vermont Agency of Transportation invite you to provide feedback on how COVID-19 may impact your commute to work.

    Complete the 5-minute survey at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ACTcovidCATMA

    Results from the survey will provide important information to towns, transportation planners and providers, policy makers, and employers on how to meet the needs of commuters and help ensure your return to the work site is safe and reliable. The survey was developed by the Association for Commuter Transportation and Center for Transportation Demand Management.

    The survey is open until July 3, 2020, and as an incentive all submissions received by June 26, 2020 will qualify for a drawing for one of five (5) $100 Amazon gift cards. The survey can be completed by all individuals currently working or planning to return to work in the coming months. Thanks in advance for your participation.

  • Planning Commission Meeting June 16

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    The Planning Commission met on Tuesday June 16 via Zoom at 7:00 pm.

    The PC discussed the draft changes to the Zoning Regulations related to the Commercial District. They have been working on the draft since last fall, based on the Master Plan finding and community input. They will continue to discuss the draft at their next meeting. You can see the current draft and all information related to the Commercial District on the Commercial District project page.

  • Planning Commission Meeting June 2

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    The Planning Commission meets next on June 2 at 7:00 pm. There will be no physical location for this meeting and it will be held virtually. The public is invited to attend:

    • via Zoom webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88451845445 . If you enter the meeting via the video, you will be able to offer verbal comment. or
    • call in to the webinar by phone: (646) 558-8656 or (301) 715-8592, enter the Zoom webinar ID # 884 5184 5445 . If you enter the meeting via phone, you will be able to participate live and offer comments. or
    • or watch live via MMCTV https://www.youtube.com/user/MMCTV15/live . This is a view only option. or
    • Live on MMCTV Comcast Cable Channel 1086. This is a view only option. The meeting will also be recorded and available to view at later dates.

    You can also leave comments here or send an email to Katherine Sonnick, Town Planner, ksonnick@jerichovt.gov.

    During this meeting, the Planning Commission will continue to discuss any new comments on the new draft of the Commercial District Zoning. That draft can be viewed on the Commercial District project page on this website, clicking the blue text in the previous sentence. Up through Sunday May 31, you may also provide comments directly on the document on that same CD project page.

    They will look at three additional changes that were outstanding in the May 11 draft:

    The PC will likely also discuss amendments to the Planned Unit Development (PUD) language in the Zoning as well as looking forward to their long term scheduling and will discuss their meeting/projects for the next several month.


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