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 »

William P. Thompson – North Fort Myers, Fla.

William P. Thompson of North Fort Myers, Fla., passed away after a long fight with Parkinson’s disease. He was born in Burlington, Vt, the son of Robert F. and Dorothy (Metcalfe) Thompson on Nov. 22, 1942. Upon graduating from Middlebury College in 1965, he served two years in the United States Army Transportation Corps. He… Read More »

Rice Lumber development back on the front burner

David Marshall of Civil Engineering Associates appeared before the Development Review Board (DRB) at their meeting on May 20 to present a sketch plan application for redevelopment of the Rice Lumber and Rice Realty property on Shelburne Road. The sketch plan is essentially the same as one approved by the DRB in December 2012, but… Read More »

Wake Robin residents pack Selectboard meeting

Wake Robin residents pack Selectboard meeting

By Heather McKim A proposed change to zoning bylaws to increase maximum allowable building heights at Wake Robin drew a crowd to the April 28 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard. Many in attendance were residents from the retirement community, which is seeking the change from 35’ maximum roof height to 48’ as it moves toward… Read More »

Public comment session on changes in municipal fees scheduled for May 14

The Selectboard is asking for input on a recently developed proposal that would update development fees charged for building and zoning permits, Planning Commission and Development Review Board applications, water and sewer use, and impact fees. Shelburne’s fees were last updated in 2008, and the proposed increases are in keeping with the Selectboard’s goal of… Read More »

Selectboard considers raising permit costs and confirms member reappointments

By Heather McKim Some fees in the Planning and Zoning Department may be going up. That possibility was one of several issues addressed at the April 14 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard. The cost of building permits for both residential and commercial construction would be increased if the amendments are approved. A penalty for building… Read More »

DRB makes no decision on Shelburne Road U-Haul business

At their April 15 meeting, the Development Review Board (DRB) heard from Andy and Catherine Collette regarding their application for approving the existing U-Haul rental business at 2800 Shelburne Road where they also operate a furniture business and self-storage facility. In accordance with the DRB request at the March 4 hearing, the Collettes provided an… Read More »

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