Planning and Zoning Department:

Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 9 – 4 pm, Friday mornings by appointment only.

Phone Number: 434-2430

For planning and zoning maps, reports, ordinances, policies, and applications please click here: Documents


Planning & Zoning Staff:

Zoning Administrative Officer / Staff to the Development Review Board / E911 Coordinator: Suzanne Mantegna

Hours: Wednesday & Thursday 9 – 4 , Friday mornings by appointment

The Zoning Officer issues building and zoning permits, certificates of occupancy and investigates violation complaints.  The Zoning Administrative Officer also serves as the municipal E911 Coordinator who is responsible for assigning new E911 addresses to new structures. The Zoning Officer also staffs the Development Review Board and reviews development proposals submissions.


Town Planner/Staff to the Planning Commission: Jessica Draper

Hours: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 8-4, Wednesday 9-5, Friday mornings by appointment

The Town Planner is responsible for long term planning, implementing the goals of the town plan, updating the town plan, updating the zoning regulations, assisting with development review and working on special planning projects. The Town Planner staffs the Planning Commission.

Richmond: Our Town, Our Future

Richmond has started the comprehensive planning process of developing a new town plan. For information on the Richmond: Our Town, Our Future planning initiative please click here:

The process is being guided by the Town Plan Steering Committee and the Planning Commission. For Town Plan Steering Committee meeting information please click here: Steering Committee. For Planning Commission meeting information please click here: Planning Commission

The project is funded in part by the Vermont Department of Housing and Community Development.