City of Burlington, Vermont City of Burlington, Vermont

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


Impact Fees

  • Impact fees are charged against new development to help offset the costs of new infrastructure required by the City's growth.

  • Fees Effective: July 1, 2017.

  • Impact Fee Administrative Regulations - Rates, Calculation, Applicability, Exemptions, Waivers

  • Fees adjusted annually to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI).

  • Impact fees are due a minimum of seven (7) days prior to issuance of a Zoning Certificate of Occupancy. Submit payment at the Department of Planning and Zoning. Thank you.

On-Line Impact Fee Calculator

This tool provides a non-binding calculation of impact fee payment due, based upon project use and square footage. Zoning administrative staff will provide the final calculation.

Fee Rates Effective July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018

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  • Rates adjusted as of 7/1/17 to reflect 0.3% increase in the Consumer Price Index.
  • Fees in 2017 dollars.