City of Burlington, Vermont City of Burlington, Vermont

Department of Planning & Zoning
City Hall,  Burlington, Vermont 05401
Phone: 802-865-7188 Fax: 802-865-7195

Department of Planning and Zoning

Welcome!

In this area you will find valuable information about planning for Burlington's future, as well as how to get permits for new development. You will find a menu to the left to help you learn everything you ever wanted to know about our department and planning in Burlington, and below are some quick links of the latest and greatest stuff. Enjoy!

What's New:

  • The Great Streets Initiative is under way! The Initiative is a culmination of many years of planning, including the public vote in 2014 to use the CIty's downtown TIF disrict to make new investments in the downtown's public infrastructure. This initiative includes the development of standards for our downtown streets, as well as plans for the redesign of Main Street, St. Paul Street, and City Hall Park. Visit the website www.GreatStreetsBTV.com for more information.
  • Downtown Form-Based Code - The City Council created a Joint Committee with the Planning Commission to begin the detailed review of the proposed Form-Based Code for the Downtown and Waterfront area.
  • The DRAFT planBTV South End Master Plan: The South End is rapidly growing and changing, as we have seen in the last few years. planBTV South End is a community conversation to consider how to protect and preserve what is most loved about the South End while proactively preparing for the continued growth and change. Your Neighborhood, Your Vision! Lend your voice to the process!
    • The Planning Commission is currently reviewing the draft and the comments that have been made, and is making changes as a result. Another draft is anticipated in late summer/early fall 2016.
    • Want to see what others have had to say about this? Click here for public comments on the draft Plan received through October 1, 2015. 
    • Want to find out about meetings and events where you can learn more and share your comments? Click here to see a schedule of up coming meetings.
  • Burlington Town Center public process! Visit the website for more information on opportunities to get engaged and shape it's redevelopment.

 

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Upcoming Board Meetings, Agendas and Packets

Please visit the pages below for current meeting agendas and packets:

 
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