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Town of Shaftsbury, VT
PO Box 409
61 Buck Hill Road
Shaftsbury, Vermont 05262

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Phone: (802) 442-4038
Fax: (802) 442-0955
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The Board meets at 6:00pm on the first and the third Wednesday of the month, and when necessary. Additional meetings will be posted on the Town Calendar.
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Development Review Board


The Development Review Board (DRB) hears appeals resulting from decisions of the zoning administrator, and grants or denies variances to the zoning bylaws. 24 V.S.A. 4464, 4468.

Shaftsbury's zoning bylaws have been developed by the planning commission and approved by the selectboard. The five members and two alternates of the Development Review Board are appointed by the selectboard for staggered three-year terms.

Shaftsbury zoning bylaws state that the Development Review Board may grant variances, and render a decision in favor of an appellant, if all the following facts are found by the Board and such finding is specified in its decision:

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  • Prepare a municipal plan and amendments thereof for consideration by the selectboard, and review amendments thereof initiated by others as set forth in 24 V.S.A. Chapter 117 subchapter 5.
  • Prepare and present to the legislative body proposed bylaws and make recommendations to the selectboard on proposed amendments to such bylaws.
  • Undertake studies and make recommendations on matters of land development, urban renewal, transportation, economic and social development, urban beautification and design improvements, historic and scenic preservation, the conservation of energy, the development of renewable energy resources, and wetland protection.
  • Prepare and present to the selectboard recommended building, plumbing, fire, electrical, housing, and related codes and enforcement procedures, and construction specifications for streets and related public improvements.
  • Prepare and present a recommended capital budget and program for a period of five years for action by the selectboard.
  • Hold public meetings.
  • Require from other departments and agencies of the municipality such available information as relates to the work of the planning commission.
  • Enter upon land to make examinations and surveys in the performance of its functions.
  • Participate in a regional planning program.
  • Retain staff and consultant assistance in carrying out its duties and powers.
  • Undertake comprehensive planning, including related preliminary planning and engineering studies.
  • Perform such other acts or functions necessary or appropriate to fulfill the intent and purposes of 24 V.S.A. Chapter 117.
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Board Members


Tom Huncharek - Chair
(802) 375-6928 (3 yr - exp: 2021)
Michael Day - Vice Chair
(3 yr - exp: 2022)
Tedd Habberfield
(2 yr - exp: 2022)
Lon McClintock
(3 yr - exp: 2022)


Tom Huncharek - Chair
(802) 375-6928 (3 yr - exp: 2021)
Michael Day - Vice Chair
(3 yr - exp: 2022)
Tedd Habberfield
(2 yr - exp: 2022)
Lon McClintock
(3 yr - exp: 2022)

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PO Box 409
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Phone: (802) 442-4038
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