Planning & Zoning

  1. COVID19 PZ Services Update

    The Colchester Planning and Zoning Department is open for business, however we have modified services due to COVID19. Please remember to only flush toilet paper and nothing else! More info
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The Planning & Zoning Department has implemented a remote-work plan as of March 18, 2020.  The majority of our services can be accessed online here including research of our complete records, applying for a permit (as well as paying for it and receiving it).  Inspections will still be available although availability may be limited.

If you are in need of additional service or services not provided here, please call us at 802-264-5606 or email us at Additionally, payments of permits can be mailed and permits mailed back.

There is a complete Staff Directory to your right. Please call us or email us so we can try and help you via phone, online, or through the U.S. mail.  Thank you.


Are you flood ready?

The Town of Colchester is located along the shores of Lake Champlain between the mouths of the Lamoille and Winooski Rivers.  With these assetts, we must also be vigiliant in protecting against flooding.  Please take a minute to learn what you can do to protect against and prepare for flooding.