Planning and Zoning Office

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The Planning & Zoning Office works with citizens and businesses to ensure that land use complies with the Town of Jericho Land Use Regulations. The Office coordinates with the Development Review Board to process and review site plans, subdivisions, approve various land uses.



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In addition, the Office works with the Planning Commission to modify, update and implement the Town Plan. The Plan defines the long range goals and intentions regarding the nature and direction of future development within the Town of Jericho. It contains elements on land use, transportation, economic development, natural resources, energy, municipal services, education, cultural and historic resources and housing.



The Town is divided up into seven zoning districts as seen here on the Zoning Map

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several overlay districts, including the recently amended Natural Resources Overlay District.

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If you're looking to develop on your property, you are likely to need a Zoning Permit. For more information on that process, visit the FAQs on the right side of this page. Certain types of development also require a Certificate of Occupancy. See the FAQ section on this page for more details. To find out what associated fees are, check out our Fee Schedule.



Additional key Planning and Zoning documents may all be found on the Town Documents page.









The Planning & Zoning Office works with citizens and businesses to ensure that land use complies with the Town of Jericho Land Use Regulations. The Office coordinates with the Development Review Board to process and review site plans, subdivisions, approve various land uses.



(click image to view)



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In addition, the Office works with the Planning Commission to modify, update and implement the Town Plan. The Plan defines the long range goals and intentions regarding the nature and direction of future development within the Town of Jericho. It contains elements on land use, transportation, economic development, natural resources, energy, municipal services, education, cultural and historic resources and housing.



The Town is divided up into seven zoning districts as seen here on the Zoning Map

&

several overlay districts, including the recently amended Natural Resources Overlay District.

(click images to view)



(click image to view)
If you're looking to develop on your property, you are likely to need a Zoning Permit. For more information on that process, visit the FAQs on the right side of this page. Certain types of development also require a Certificate of Occupancy. See the FAQ section on this page for more details. To find out what associated fees are, check out our Fee Schedule.



Additional key Planning and Zoning documents may all be found on the Town Documents page.



  • Jericho Hires New Town Planner

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    The Select Board and all of our staff are pleased to announce the hiring of Linda Blasch, who has accepted the position of Town Planner. Following a regional search and group interviews with the hiring committee, Planning Commission, Town of Jericho staff and the Select Board, it turns out that our next Town Planner has been living in right here in Jericho!

    Linda has most recently been a regional planner with Northwest Regional Planning in St Albans. She has worked with numerous Franklin and Lamoille County municipalities to develop and managing transportation, water infrastructure and community development projects. Having also worked for the State of Vermont Agency of Transportation, Linda has more than a decade of experience assessing and implementing grant funded projects. She has worked extensively with state and municipal staff, locally elected and appointed officials, and town boards. Linda has a track record of collaborative successes, partnering with small Vermont communities to identify creative ways to get transformational projects to completion.

    As a Jericho resident, Linda has developed a depth of understanding and appreciation for both the attributes that make Jericho unique-- and our opportunities, assets and challenges. Linda will be located in the Planning and Zoning office, beginning December 5th. She will be working closely with the Planning Commission on the upcoming revision of the Town Plan, the completion and approval of an official town map and forwarding the process of identifying and implementing ARPA funded projects. Welcome aboard Linda!

  • Lamoille Basin Plan Public Meeting

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    WHAT IS GOING ON IN YOUR WATERSHED?

    2021 Lamoille Tactical Basin Plan Public Meeting

    THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 6 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

    Join the Lamoille River Watershed Planner and watershed partners for a presentation and discussion on the 5-year update to the State of Vermont Lamoille River Tactical Basin Plan.

    • Learn where water quality restoration and protection efforts have been identified and applied in the basin
    • Participate in the Public Discussion & Comment Period
    • Find out who your local watershed partners are and how you can help to protect and restore water quality
    • Ask questions and provide feedback on the plan and its priorities

    Three ways to participate!

    1. Participate in person at: Jericho Town Office 67 VT-15, Jericho, VT MASKS are REQUIRED, SNACKS are FREE, ALL are WELCOME!
    2. Or join the meeting online: https://bit.ly/3hBp1A7
    3. Or call-in: 802-828-7667 Conference ID: 865792146#
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