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

 

Zoning Ordinance

 

Burlington Comprehensive Development Ordinance

Effective January 30, 2008
As Most Recently Amended: April 25, 2018

Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance

| Zoning Map Index |

| Recently Adopted Amendments |

Article Name Parts
  Cover  
  Amendment Index  
1. General Provisions Part 1: General Provisions
Part 2: Zoning Ordinance Amendment and Adoption Procedures
2. Administrative Mechanisms Part 1: General Administrative Provisions
Part 2: Planning Commission
Part 3: Administrative Officer
Part 4: Development Review Board
Part 5: Advisory Committees
Part 6: Public Hearing and Notice Procedures
Part 7: Enforcement
3. Applications, Permits, and Project Reviews Part 1: General Provisions and Zoning Permits
Part 2: Applications and Permits
Part 3: Impact Fees
Part 4: Site Plan and Design Review
Part 5: Conditional Use and Major Impact Review
Part 6: Combined Review
4. Zoning Districts and Maps
Large Format Maps: Map Index
Part 1: Zoning Map
Part 2: Official Map
Part 3: Zoning Districts Established
Part 4: Base Zoning District Regulations
Part 5: Overlay Zoning District Regulations
5. Citywide General Standards Part 1: Uses And Structures
Part 2: Dimensional Requirements
Part 3: Non-Conformities
Part 4: Special Use Regulations
Part 5: Performance Standards
6. Development Review Standards Part 1: Land Division Design Standards
Part 2: Site Plan Design Standards
Part 3: Architectural Design Standards
7. Signs Part 1: General Provisions
Part 2: District Regulations
Part 3: Sign Plans
8. Parking Regulations
Map: Parking Districts
Part 1: General Requirements
Part 2: Bicycle Parking. Also see Bicycle Parking Guidelines
Part 3: Institutional Parking Plans
9. Inclusionary and Replacement Housing Part 1: Inclusionary Zoning
Part 2: Housing Preservation and Replacement/Demolition and Conversion
10. Subdivision Review  
11. Planned Development Part 1. Planned Unit Development
12. Variances and Appeals Part 1. Variances
Part 2. Appeals
13. Definitions  
Appendix A. Comprehensive Use Table  
14. PlanBTV Downtown Code  

 

Past Ordinances

Ordinance Effective Dates As Amended and Maps
1947 Zoning Ordinance January 28, 1947  
1962 Zoning Ordinance   1965 Amendment
1967 Amendment
1970 Amendment
1973 Zoning Ordinance April 26, 1973 - April 10, 1994 Published 1987
1994 Zoning Ordinance April 11, 1994 - January 29, 2008 As Amended effective March 27, 2002

Official Zoning Map effective through 1/29/2008