Welcome to Hinesburg Planning and Zoning. The Hinesburg Planning staff is here to help you, and answer
your questions about planning, building, and zoning here in Hinesburg.
Planning helps guide how a community grows and develops, and Hinesburg's planning staff, volunteer boards, and
commissions are engaged in the community as they consider the needs of all of our residents in the planning
Contact the Planning and Zoning Office if you are:
Wondering whether you need a permit for a project you are undertaking;
If you are curious about a development project;
If you would like more information about a particular planning project;
If you are pondering the future of your property and would like some help and/or maps;
If you have an idea to improve our community and aren’t sure where to start
Hinesburg Planning Department
Town Hall, 3rd Floor
10632 Route 116
Hinesburg VT 05461
Monday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Tuesday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Wednesday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
And by appointment. Call ahead to schedule a time.
Current Planning Projects - Hinesburg is Happening!
Community enrichment and planning projects take time - both to create well thought out plans and to garner
public feedback and consensus on the way to move forward. Hinesburg makes progress every day on projects to
improve the quality of life and well being of our community. Read more about some of the exciting planning
projects the Town is currently pursuing.
Bissonette Recreational Facility
The Town of Hinesburg has been offered a parcel of land near the southwest corner of the intersection
of Shelburne Falls Road and VT Route 116 for use as new recreational fields.
Project planning and DRB review is underway for the 84-acre Haystack Crossing project
located at the corner of Shelburne Falls Road and Route 116.
Shoreline Zoning Project
The Planning Commission is involved in a comprehensive look at the zoning regulations that guide
development in the Shoreline District. Read more and take the Shoreline Survey.
Sidewalk Scoping Study
This 2014 Sidewalk Scoping Study explores several potential sidewalk alignment alternatives, identifies
environmental and cultural resource impacts, and develops cost estimates.
Work is underway throughout the Town of Hinesburg to manage the quanity and quailty
of stormwater runoff. Learn more about Stormwater and what you can do to help.
Hinesburg Town Plan
The Planning Commission is currently working to review and revise Hinesburg's Town
Plan. Your input is needed to do this work. Find out how you can be a part of the process.
Forms Zoning Compliance Statement Application
Submit if you would like the Zoning Administrator to research whether a property has all its required permits
(building permits, certificates of occupancy, etc.). This search is frequently required by mortgage lenders when
a property is sold.