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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 -June 18

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    The Planning Commission meets next on Tuesday June 18 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm. They would love it if you could join them! If you can't you can view the MMCTV video that will be posted on this page a couple of days after the Tuesday meeting.

    The PC is wrapping up the Master Plan and Vision Statement part of the Commercial District project. They will discuss any lose ends with their consultant from DuBois & King, Chris Sargent. They will also hear from several boards and committees about how the CD furthers the goals of their boards.

    Please visit the Commercial District page of this website to learn more about the project and take the surveys that are posted there. These surveys won't be up for much longer, so now is you time to participate.

    Here are the direct links to each survey:

    Please feel free to leave any comments about the project here.

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  • Planning Commission Meeting Summary - June 4

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    The Planning Commission met on Tuesday June 4. If you missed it, you can read the minutes on this page and view the MMCTV video on this page as well.

    The Planning Commission held an Open House for the Commercial District on Saturday June 1 from 9:00 - 2:00 pm in the Town Hall. The PC spent the majority of their meeting discussing the Open House. They also talked about what the next steps are for the CD project.

    They noted that they all thought that the Open House format was excellent. They observed that there were quite a few first time contributes to the CD project in attendance. They decided that it would be good to have the questions asked at the Open House up on the website in the form of surveys. They anticipate that they will close the survey just prior to their next meeting on June 18.

    Their project consultant, Chris Sargent will be attending their meeting on June 18 and they will be wrapping up the Master Plan and Vision Statement part of the project.

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  • Planning Commission Meeting Summary - May 21

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    The Planning Commission met on Tuesday May 21. If you missed it, you can read the minutes on this page and view the MMCTV video on this page as well.

    The Planning Commission has an Open House for the Commercial District scheduled for Saturday June 1 from 9:00 - 2:00 pm in the Town Hall. The PC spent the majority of their meeting planning for the Open House.

    They heard from the Conservation Commission and The Trails Committee on how they see the future development of the Commercial District helping their committee/commission meet the Town's goals under their purview.

    • The CC discussed protection of prime agricultural soils as well at water resources (specifically the Browns River).
    • The TC discussed their desire to see more of a recreational trail in the district as well as biking options, likely along RT 15. Both the TC and CC's vision will be available for public comment at the upcoming Open House.

    Regarding the planning for the Open House they further discussed the items for public comment. The questions they are asking will be focused around the draft vision statement in the draft Master Plan. Here is that draft vision statement:

    "A Commercial District that provides a valuable connection between Jericho Village and Riverside Village, acting as a location for mixed-use development and expanded commerce which preserves the natural beauty of the landscape and distant views at an appropriate scale for the community."

    What If you can't attend the Open House but would like to comment, you may leave comments here. We will also be posting the Open House material on the Commercial District page for further commment. We want to hear from you!

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  • Planning Commission Meeting Summary - May 7

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    The Planning Commission Met on May 7 and discussed the upcoming Open House for the Commercial District project. This will be a time for Jericho citizens to come and learn about what the has been said so far about the future of the CD and taking the discussion one step further.

    The they discussed what will the questions asked at the Open House. They determined that it will focus on the draft vision statement developed so far:

    “A Commercial District that provides a valuable connection between Jericho Village and Riverside Village, acting as a Location for mixed-use development and expanded commerce at an appropriate scale for the community, which preserves the landscape distant views and rural landscape.”

    The questions asked will be something like:

    What does "connection" mean to you?

    What kind of "mixed use" is appropriate?

    What is "appropriate scale?"

    Meeting minutes can be found on this web page. The MMCTV video of the meeting is also available for viewing through this web page.

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  • Upcoming Planning Commission Meeting - May 7

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    The Planning Commission meets next on May 7, from 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Town Hall.

    The PC will be digging in further to the Commercial District Project.

    They are preparing for the June 1 Open House that will be held in Town Hall. That will be from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. It is designed as an open ended event where people can stop by for a minute or longer to catch up on and react to what has happened in the project so far, and/or offer new thoughts. It's not to late to have your say!

    Please feel free to join the Planning Commission next Tuesday.

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  • Planning Commission Meeting Summary - April 16

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    The Planning Commission met on April 16 and discussed Uses in the Commercial District. They spent a good deal of time discussing the survey results on Mixed Use.

    You can view those results here.

    They discussed uses in the Commercial District in general. As seen by this Venn diagram, you can see that the CD is the most permissive district. It shows the overlap with the Village Center District as well as where they differed.

    View the Venn Diagram here.

    They also looked at the the data that they gathered from the Workshop as well as here on this website about what the CD should be.

    See the Word Cloud here.

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  • Speak up! Special Planning Commission Meeting - April 16 - Please Come!

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    The Planning Commission meets next on April 16th from 7:00 - 9:00 pm at Town Hall.

    This is a special meeting where we want to continue the discussion on the Commercial District. We are targeting the evening's discussion around the question,

    "What is Mixed-Use mean in the Commercial District".

    As you may know, we have been hearing a lot of different ideas about this is and we want to hear more from the community. We'll be opening up the floor to hear from you. Please feel free to leave comments on this web page about this topic as well.

    Please join us on Tuesday night. This discussion will occur right after the starting time of 7:00 pm.

    Following this discussion, the PC will talk further about the CD project and work on further planning for more community outreach, including the next public gathering - an Open House on Saturday June 1. Stay tuned for more details on this.

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  • Planning Commission Meeting Summary - April 2

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    The Planning Commission met last on April 2. They had a fairly light agenda, but had a lively discussion on the Commercial District Project.

    They discussed the workshop they had on March 26 and what they learned. They spent most of their time talking about what is next. Save the Date! They are planning an open house type meeting on a Saturday in early June. More details to follow.

    If you want to learn more about the Commercial District project, please visit the project page HERE. Take a survey, leave a comment, read up on the project.

    You can view the MMCTV recording of the April 2 PC meeting on the PC's page as well as read the draft minutes. Feel free to leave a comment here too.

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  • Planning Commission Meeting - April 2

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    The Planning Commission will be meeting next on Tuesday April 2 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm in the Town Hall. Join us if you can!

    The majority of the meeting will be discussing the Commercial District Workshop that they held on Tuesday March 26. For more information on that project, go to the Commercial District project page.

    Specifically they will discuss comments received at well as how to engage the public further and begin planning their next meeting with the public.

    Feel free to ask any questions about the Planning Commission or what they do here.

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  • Update - Planning Commission Public Hearing

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    The Planning Commission held their public hearing on a round of Land Use and Development (AKA Zoning) Amendments. After hearing the public, they approved the draft amendments to be sent off to the Selectboard. They anticipate that the Selectboard will receive the draft at their meeting on March 21 and warn for a public hearing. For more information on the draft, you can view these documents:

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