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: Ravi Venkataraman, AICP
email: rvenkataraman@richmondvt.gov

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.

Zoning Administrative Officer and DRB Coordinator: Keith Oborne

email: koborne@richmondvt.gov

Hours: 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