Form-based code hearing continued to Oct. 8

By Carol Casey The Planning Commission continued their review of comments submitted on the proposed form-based code zoning option for the Shelburne Road corridor north of the LaPlatte bridge Sept. 24. They considered suggestions made by Lee Krohn of the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission and by Don Rendall, a member of the Shelburne Natural… Read More »

Form Based Code public hearing tonight

The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on proposed changes to the zoning bylaws that would create an opt-in Form Based Zoning Overlay District. They have completed their review of the draft Form Based Code Overlay District for the area from the LaPlatte River Bridge north along Shelburne Road to the town line. The… Read More »

Planning agenda

DRAFT AGENDA SHELBURNE PLANNING COMMISSION Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, 7pm, Meeting Room 1 CALL TO ORDER 7pm APPROVAL OF AGENDA APPROVAL OF MINUTES 7:05pm COMMISSIONER QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS 7:10pm OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 7:15pm Limited individual comment on subjects not included on agenda. PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO ZONING BYLAW 7:20pm Public Hearing on proposed changes that… Read More »

Planning Commission edits Form Based Code proposal

At its meeting on June 25, the Planning Commission devoted some three hours to making careful edits to the Form Based Code proposal designed to clarify definitions and fine tune some provisions. Commissioner Ann Hogan and Town Planner Dean Pierce had prepared a 40 page document outlining potential problem areas which the commission used as… Read More »

Planning agenda

AGENDA SHELBURNE PLANNING COMMISSION Thursday, July 9, 7pm Meeting Room #1, Shelburne Town Offices, 5420 Shelburne Road, Shelburne, Vermont CALL TO ORDER APPROVAL OF AGENDA APPROVAL OF MINUTES June 25, 2015 COMMISSIONER QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (7:15pm) Limited individual comment on subjects not included on agenda. PROPOSED “FORM BASED” AMENDMENTS TO ZONING… Read More »

Form Based Code review

The Planning Commission reviewed the penultimate version of the Form Based Code at its meeting on June 11. Commission Chair asked each member to review carefully the latest draft, version 4.1 which is available on the town’s website, and be prepared to make their final recommendations for changes at their next meeting on June 25.… Read More »

Planning Commission adopts two zoning changes

At its meeting on May 28, the Planning Commission adopted two changes in the zoning regulations that will be considered by the Selectboard. The first established the Vermont Significant Wetlands Inventory as the definitive standard for determining “developable land, replacing the present language that cites “the National Wetlands Inventory or the most recent regional wetlands… Read More »

Planning agenda

Shelburne Planning Commission Draft Agenda Thursday, June 11, 7pm Shelburne Municipal Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Approval of Agenda Approval of Minutes May 28, 2015 Commissioner Questions and Comments Open to the Public Limited individual comment on subjects not included on agenda. Legislative Matters Consultation with Reps. Kate Webb and Joan Lenes (both… Read More »

Planning Commission sets priorities for the coming year

In addition to completing their work on the Form Based Code, the Planning Commission reviewed their work plan at their May 14 meeting and decided to set their priorities as follows: Proposing changes in the Town Plan relating to solar energy devices; Revisiting issues related to growth, particularly in the rural area, and density. Incorporating… Read More »

Planning Commission Draft Agenda

Thursday, May 28, 7pm Shelburne Municipal Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Approval of Agenda Approval of Minutes May 28, 2015 Commissioner Questions and Comments Open to the Public Limited individual comment on subjects not included on agenda. Panel on Wetlands Presentations by wetland regulators, wetland consultant, and land use planner with experience developing… Read More »