The Colchester Planning Commission worked with the Development Review Board to improve planned unit development subdivision standards and create efficiencies to the subdivision process. A hearing on the draft unified bylaw will be on 11/7 @ 7PM.
Colchester’s Planning and Zoning Department provides a variety of services that include:
Responding to health and quality of life concerns through Requests for Action
Reviewing and inspecting construction for compliance with local, state and national building codes
Administering the State Wastewater Program and associated inspections
Facilitating the development review process and guiding applicants in the permit process
Fulfilling requests for information on properties
Certifying properties through Letters of Compliance for resale and refinance
Administering a revolving loan fund for septic replacement
Developing and implementing land use plans
Reinforcing Town regulations through
Administering the Town’s Designated Growth Center
Providing oversight to the Town’s development and planning processes are the appointed volunteer Development Review Board and Planning Commission. Please contact us at (802)-264-5606 from 7:30AM to 4:30PM EST from Monday through Friday, stop by the Town Offices, or e-mail us directly. We look forward to serving you.