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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 Public Hearing - December 14

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    The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on draft Zoning amendments related to affordable housing on Tuesday December 14 at 7:00 pm.

    This meeting is being held in person at Town Hall (67 Route 15) and via Zoom.

    To participate in the meeting via Zoom, attendees must click the link below to register in advance for this meeting:

    https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqduqrqzkoG9NGLWMzwO62am3xIe19JnvC

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Masking is required in Town Hall.

    More detail about these amendments and the planning process related to the amendments can be found on the 2021 Zoning Review webpage.

  • Planning Commission Meeting - November 16

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    The Planning Commission meets next on Tuesday November 2, 2021 from 7:00pm-9:00pm.

    The PC is holding their meeting in person and via Zoom. Public comment at this meeting is welcomed and encouraged using the following methods:

    • Attend the meeting in person at Town Hall. Pease note that masking is required for all public in Town Hall.
    • Participate in the meeting via Zoom: Attendees must click this link to register in advance: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIvf--tqzoiGNWVx7_idYiapaIIbBuyySIb. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting via computer, tablet or phone. Registration is quick and easy - you can register at any time.
    • MMCTV live video recording on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MMCTV15/live and live on the MMCTV local Comcast Cable Channel 1086. Note that these MMCTV options will not allow for live public comment.
    • Email public comments ahead of time to be delivered to the PC to Katherine Sonnick, Planning Director, at ksonnick@jerichovt.gov

    The PC will discuss zoning amendments related to affordable housing, specifically Accessory Dwelling Units, Planned Unit Developments, and updating the Zoning Use table. They will possibly warn for a public hearing on these draft changes. Click here to link to the draft zoning documents

    The full PC agenda is available to view on the PC webpage.

  • Planning Commission Meeting - November 2

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    The Planning Commission meets next on Tuesday October 19, 2021 from 7:00pm-9:00pm.

    The PC is holding their meeting in person and via Zoom. Public comment at this meeting is welcomed and encouraged using the following methods:

    • Attend the meeting in person at Town Hall. Pease note that masking is required for all public in Town Hall.
    • Participate in the meeting via Zoom: Attendees must click this link to register in advance: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtce-qrj4sHdfLyWg9DbpXO5hcTneCh6-1. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting via computer, tablet or phone. Registration is quick and easy - you can register at any time.
    • MMCTV live video recording on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MMCTV15/live and live on the MMCTV local Comcast Cable Channel 1086. Note that these MMCTV options will not allow for live public comment.
    • Email public comments ahead of time to be delivered to the PC to Katherine Sonnick, Planning Director, at ksonnick@jerichovt.gov

    The PC will discuss zoning amendments related to affordable housing, specifically Accessory Dwelling Units, Planned Unit Developments, and updating the Zoning Use table. Click here to link to the draft zoning documents

    The full PC agenda is available to view on the PC webpage.

  • Planning Commission Meeting - October 19

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    The Planning Commission meets next on Tuesday October 19, 2021 from 7:00pm-9:00pm.

    The PC is holding their meeting in person and via Zoom. Public comment at this meeting is welcomed and encouraged using the following methods:

    • Attend the meeting in person at Town Hall. Pease note that masking is required for all public in Town Hall.
    • Participate in the meeting via Zoom: Attendees must click this link to register in advance: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkd-2sqDIvE9IKaNMY38W-hcaf68AlbWYH. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting via computer, tablet or phone. Registration is quick and easy - you can register at any time.
    • MMCTV live video recording on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MMCTV15/live and live on the MMCTV local Comcast Cable Channel 1086. Note that these MMCTV options will not allow for live public comment.
    • Email public comments ahead of time to be delivered to the PC to Katherine Sonnick, Planning Director, at ksonnick@jerichovt.gov

    The PC will first hear from a Jericho resident about residential water use issues. Next they will discuss zoning amendments related to affordable housing, specifically Accessory Dwelling Units, Planned Unit Developments, and updating the Zoning Use table.

    The full PC agenda is available to view on the PC webpage.

  • Planning Commission Meeting October 5

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    The Planning Commission meets next on Tuesday October 5, 2021 from 6:30pm-8:30pm. (Please note the half hour earlier starting time)

    The PC is holding their meeting in person and via Zoom. Public comment at this meeting is welcomed and encouraged using the following methods:

    • Attend the meeting in person at Town Hall. Pease note that masking is required for all public in Town Hall.
    • Participate in the meeting via Zoom: Attendees must click this link to register in advance: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMldu6prjguGtCRo4OfctVvVcrBqDAUeyZ9. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting via computer, tablet or phone. Registration is quick and easy - you can register at any time.
    • MMCTV live video recording on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MMCTV15/live and live on the MMCTV local Comcast Cable Channel 1086. Note that these MMCTV options will not allow for live public comment.
    • Email public comments ahead of time to be delivered to the PC to Katherine Sonnick, Planning Director, at ksonnick@jerichovt.gov

    The PC will hold a joint meeting with the Underhill Planning Commission. On the agenda is a discussion on current projects, a Q&A period and discussion of shared issues, such as Riverside/Underhill Flats and natural resources. Following the joint meeting the Jericho PC will meet for a bit to discuss pursuing an opportunity for a Bylaw Modernization grant for affordable housing,

    The full PC agenda is available to view on the PC webpage.

  • Planning Commission Meeting September 21

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    The Planning Commission met on September 21, 2021.

    The PC continued their discussions on affordable housing, including Planned Unit Developments, Accessory Dwelling Units, pursuing an opportunity for a Bylaw Modernization grant for affordable housing, amending the Use Chart for more flexibility of housing types, Inclusionary Zoning, and other general affordable housing zoning updates.

  • Planning Commission Meeting - September 7

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    The Planning Commission met September 7, 2021.

    They discussed affordable housing, including Planned Unit Developments, Accessory Dwelling Units, pursuing an opportunity for a Bylaw Modernization grant for affordable housing, Inclusionary Zoning, and other general affordable housing zoning updates.

  • Planning Commission Meeting - August 17

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    The Planning Commission met on Tuesday August 17, 2021.

    The PC debriefed from their walks through Riverside and Jericho Corners, discussed PUDs, brainstorm ideas for a Municipal Planning Grant, further discussed Accessory Dwelling Units and Inclusionary Zoning.

  • Planning Commission Meeting - August 3

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    The Planning Commission met on August 3, 2021.

    The PC welcomed members of the Affordable Housing Committee talk where they discussed Inclusionary Zoning and Accessory Dwelling Units.

  • Planning Commission Jericho Corners Walk - July 20

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    The Planning Commission has embarked on a series of walking tours this summer through each of the village centers to learn more about each from fellow town residents. The Jericho Center walk occurred on Saturday June 5 and Riverside was on Saturday July 10.

    The Jericho Corners walk was on Tuesday July 20, from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. They meet up at Town Hall, including a stop by Jericho Corners' own Lucy & Howe Brewery(External link) for a tour and sampling of their fine beers. Ideas gathered from the July 20 walk will be posted on the Jericho Corners webpage. Ideas gathered from the other walks are posted on their project pages.

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