PLANNING & ZONING OFFICE
OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
As the Town of Norwich responds to Covid-19 in the community we are asking that no unnecessary visits to Tracy Hall are made. Therefore, we are only available by appointment. We would ask that you use email and then telephone as initial points of contact. Information and forms are available here on this website to assist you. Stay well.
Planning and Zoning Director
Telephone: (802) 649-1419 Ext. 4
Office Hours: Weekdays 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (appt. recommended)
The Zoning Administrator’s primary responsibility is the administration and enforcement of the zoning, and subdivision regulations. Responsibilities also include working with the Planning Commission as Clerk and Planning Coordinator, maintaining the Geographic Information System (GIS) and the Locatable Address System.
RFQ: Technical GIS analysis of rural settlement patterns
Qualifications are being accepted by the Town of Norwich for the provision of consultant technical services under a contract agreement commencing November 2021 and concluding April 2022. The successful respondent will be able to demonstrate extensive experience with ESRI ArcGIS products, Vermont tax map protocols and small-town land recordkeeping and familiarity with land development patterns and processes in Vermont and Northern New England more generally. The objective is to map and analyze the pattern of residential land development before and after a specific change in the Norwich subdivision regulations.
Full Copy of RFQ is here:
Questions from parties submitting a SOQ will be answered here.
Boards and Committees
Further Information is available on this site for the following:
Development Review Board at: http://norwich.vt.us/development-review-board/
Planning Commission at: http://norwich.vt.us/planning-commission/
Affordable Housing Subcommittee of the Planning Commission at: http://norwich.vt.us/affordable-housing/
Historic Preservation Commission at:
No construction or land development may commence, and no land or structure may be devoted to a new or changed use within the Town without a permit issued by the Zoning Administrator. Any business use carried on within the home requires either a Home Occupation Permit or a Conditional Use approval by the Development Review Board. All subdivisions require approval from the Development Review Board.