Forms

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 Forms  Description


Appeal of Zoning Administrator's Determination (PDF)
The fee for this form is $280 and it includes the legal notice fee in the local Colchester paper as well as all recording fees. If, due to time constraints, an applicant chooses to advertise in the Burlington Free Press, the applicant shall be required to pay the entire fee charged by the Free Press. Recess of Development Review Board hearings: $50.00 for each recess requested by applicant.
Building and Zoning Permit (PDF)
Please see our Building Permit Guide (PDF), New Residential Guide, Winter Erosion Control Shutdown Guidelines (PDF), and Demolition Guidelines (PDF).
Fees (PDF)
Boundary Line Adjustment Language (PDF)
Base fee is $200 (add $50 surcharge for mylars without digital copy)
Conditional Use Application (PDF) The fee is $280 (or $140 if submitted with Site Plan Application) which includes the legal notice fee in the local Colchester paper as well as all recording fees. If, due to time constraints, an applicant chooses to advertise in the Burlington Free Press, the applicant shall be required to pay the entire fee charged by the Free Press. The Recess of Development Review Board hearings are $50 for each recess requested by applicant.
Certificate of Compliance (PDF)
The fee is $100 or $50 if eligible for renewal. Please submit a written request two weeks in advance of the closing.  Requests with less than two weeks notice will be charged an extra $100 if they can be processed.
Erosion Control Plan Application (PDF)
 No Fee
Plat Policy (PDF) 
The final plat recording fee is $15 plus $10 per lot not digitized or $2 per lot digitized.
Residential Building Energy Code
 2015 RBES Certificate
2015 Owner / Builder Disclosure Statement
Request for Action Investigation Report (PDF)
 No Fee

 Sign Permit Permanent (PDF)
 
The fee is $75.  Sign Guidelines
 
Sign Permit  Temporary (PDF)
 
 The fee is $20 monthly or $50 annually.  Sign Guidelines



Site Plan Application (PDF)
The residential fee for single family or duplex dwellings is $230.00.

The Certificate of Appropriateness fee is $275.

The Commercial/Industrial/PUD/Residential Multi-family fee is $350.00.

The Commercial/Industrial/PUD/Residential Multi-family Amendment (if site plan less than 5 years old) is $270.

Includes all recording fees.

Recess of Development Review Board hearings are $50.00 for each recess requested by applicant.
 Site Plan Application Administrative (PDF)   
The single family or duplex dwellings fee is $120.00.

The Commercial/Industrial/PUD/Residential Multiple Family fee is $150.00.
Site Plan Application for Final Plat (PDF)
The fee is $150.00.

Includes all recording fees.

Recess of Development Review Board hearings are $50.00 for each recess requested by applicant.
Site Plan Application for Seawall (PDF)
 The fee is $320.
 Subdivision
Sketch Plan (PDF)

 The fee is $250.
Subdivision Preliminary Plat (PDF)
The base fee is $350 plus:
  • Major residential subdivision fee of $100.00 per lot/unit
  • Commercial or Industrial or PUD fee of $125.00 per acre or $125 per lot/unit, whichever is greater
  • Includes the legal notice fee in the local Colchester paper as well as all recording fees. If, due to time constraints, an applicant chooses to advertise in the Burlington Free Press, the applicant shall be required to pay the entire fee charged by the Free Press. Recess of Development Review Board hearings are $50.00 for each recess requested by applicant.
Subdivision (Final Plat or Final Plat Amendment) (PDF)
The fee is $350.

Includes the legal notice fee in the local Colchester paper as well as all recording fees. If, due to time constraints, an applicant chooses to advertise in the Burlington Free Press, the applicant shall be required to pay the entire fee charged by the Free Press. Recess of Development Review Board hearings are $50.00 for each recess requested by applicant.
Variance Request (PDF)
The fee is $280.

Includes the legal notice fee in the local Colchester paper as well as all recording fees. If, due to time constraints, an applicant chooses to advertise in the Burlington Free Press, the applicant shall be required to pay the entire fee charged by the Free Press. Recess of Development Review Board hearings are $50.00 for each recess requested by applicant.
Wastewater State Permit Application (PDF)
   
 (The Town of Colchester has taken over the State wastewater program and issues both state and local wastewater permits.  If a state permit is required, please only submit the state permit application as the Town will use this for for both processes.  Please note that local and state fees may be applicable and should be made payable to the Town of Colchester.  If you have questions about which form to fill out, please contact us at:dterk@colchestervt.gov)
Fees (PDF)
Municipal Sewer connection fee: Permitted allocation multiplied by the debt retirement rate.
Wastewater Local Permit Application (PDF)
 Fees (PDF)

Wastewater Maintenance and Inspection Report (PDF) Innovative/Alternative Maintenance and Inspection Report in fillable PDF form for submittal for the Town Wastewater Official.
Wastewater Overshadowing Certification Statements (Act 145 Compliance) Overshadowing Certification Statement - to be submitted with State Wastewater Permit Application that has landowners that will be affected by overshadowing. Please note: the Certified Mail Receipt to each affected landowner needs to be attached to the Certification Statement.
   
  No-Overshadowing Certification - to be submitted with State Wastewater Permit Application that has no overshadowing issues.