Due to COVID-19, the Planning and Zoning Office is open by appointment. For more information about the Planning and Zoning office policy during COVID-19, click here: Planning and Zoning Office Policy and COVID-19
Planning and Zoning Department:
Phone Number: (802) 434-2430
Hours: See below. Due to COVID-19, appointments must be made two days in advance. Outdoor and virtual meetings are preferred. Masks are required for all indoor meetings, and meetings in the Town Center offices.For additional information, please refer to the Planning and Zoning Office Policy and COVID-19
For planning and zoning maps, reports, ordinances, policies, and applications please click here: Documents
Planning & Zoning Staff:
Town Planner, Acting Zoning Administrator, and E911 Coordinator: Ravi Venkataraman, AICP
Hours: Monday-Friday, 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.
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.
Interim DRB Coordinator: Taylor Newton
Hours: by appointment
The Interim DRB Coordinator staffs the Development Review Board and reviews development proposals submissions.
Richmond Village Center Designation 2019: Village Center Designation Map
CCRPC FY18 Report: Richmond FY2018 Report