Town of Norwich, Vermont

Town offices:

300 Main St.
(802) 649-1419


Planning Commission

The Norwich Planning Commission has seven members appointed by the Selectboard to four year terms. Their responsibilities are described in Vermont Statute (VSA 24) and include:

  • Preparing a town plan
  • Preparing zoning and subdivision regulations based on the town plan
  • Conducting studies on other planning issues
  • Making recommendations to the Selectboard

In conformance with Act 92 the Commission meets via Zoom. Video recordings of these meetings are archived at:

Meeting schedules and agendas are posted on the bulletin boards in and in front of Tracy Hall and on this webpage (see sidebar and below). The Planning Commission typically meets the second Tuesday of the month.  The public is welcome at all meetings. For more information and to submit Correspondence to the Planning Commission, contact the Planning and Zoning Office.

Members – 4-year terms (year term ends)
Ernie Ciccotelli (2026)
Kris Clement (2024)
Vincent Crow (2026)
Jeff Goodrich, Vice Chair (2024)
Jaan Laaspere, Chair (2027)
Bob Pape (2025)
Stuart Richards (2027)

Upcoming Meeting:  

Meeting Agenda and Packet September 19, 2023, Special Meeting via zoom only:

PC Agenda 9-21-2023 – Land Use Subcommittee Meeting
PC Regular Meeting Packet 9-21-2023  – Land Use Subcommittee Meeting Packet

Planning Commission Special Meeting Agenda September 19, 2023
PC Special Meeting Packet 09-19-2023

Recent Agendas and Packets:
Older agendas and packets can be found HERE.
Planning Commission Special Meeting Agenda August 22, 2023 Amended
PC Packet 08-22-2023 – Amended
Planning Commission Agenda August 8, 2023
PC Packet 08-08-2023
Planning Commission Agenda July 25, 2023 Special Mtg.
PC Packet 07/25/2023 special mtg.
Planning Commission Agenda July 11, 2023
PC Packet 07-11-2023
Planning Commission Agenda June 27, 2023
PC Packet 6-27-2023
Planning Commission Agenda June 13, 2023
PC Packet 6-13-2023
Planning Commission Agenda May 9, 2023
PC Packet 05-09-2023
Planning Commission Agenda April 11, 2023
PC Packet 04-11-2023
Cancelled – Planning Commission Agenda 03-14-2023
Packet Planning Commission 3-14-2023
Planning Commission Special Meeting Agenda February 6, 2022
PC Packet 02-06-2023
Planning Commission Agenda January 10, 2023
PC Packet 01-10-2023

Recent Minutes
Older minutes found HERE.
PC Special Meeting Minutes 2023-09-19 D
PC Minutes 2023-08-22 Final
PC Minutes 2023-08-08 Final
PC Minutes 2023-07-25 Final
PC Minutes 2023-07-11 Final
PC Minutes 2023-06-27 Final
PC Minutes 2023-06-13 Final
PC Minutes 2023-05-09 Final
PC Minutes 2023-04-11 Final
PC Minutes 2023-02-06 Final – Special Meeting
PC Minutes 2023-01-10 Final

Planning Commission Documents

Quarterly Reports to the Selectboard
2020 Town Plan
2020 Town Plan Appendices
Planning Commission Bylaws Adopted 10-12-2021
GIS Analysis of Rural Development Patterns – 2022

Other planning documents available from the Planning and Zoning Department page

Planning Commission Subcommittees
Affordable Housing
Solar Siting
Land Use

To receive email notices of Planning Commission meetings, hearings, or announcements email requesting to be placed on the Town Email List