Planning and Zoning Department:

Phone Number: (802) 434-2430

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


Planning & Zoning Staff:

Town Planner: Ravi Venkataraman, AICP

Office Hours:

  • Wednesdays, 9 am – 4 pm
  • Fridays, 8 am – 3 pm

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 Transportation Committee, the Housing Committee, and the Recreation Committee.

Zoning Administrative Officer and DRB Coordinator: Keith Oborne


Office Hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9am-4pm
  • All other days by appointment

The Zoning Administrative 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 DRB Coordinator staffs the Development Review Board and reviews development proposals submissions.


Richmond Town Plan: 2018 Richmond Town Plan  2018 Richmond Town Plan Maps

Richmond Village Center Designation 2019: Village Center Designation Map


CCRPC FY18 Report: Richmond FY2018 Report