Planning Policy Documents

Town of Bennington and Bennington County Planning Policy Documents

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Bennington Town Plan – 2015 (11 MB pdf)

Amendment to Town Plan – Solar Facilities Siting – 4/11/2016 (144 KB pdf)

Town of Bennington Scenic Resource Inventory (4.5 MB pdf)
Bennington Park & Open Space Plan (5.4 MB pdf)
Bennington Growth Center Designation Application (7.4 MB pdf)
Time and Place in Bennington (Design Standards for Downtown Bennington) (8.9 MB pdf)
Land Use and Circulation Analysis (Downtown Bennington) – Contact the office for a copy.
BCRC Regional Plan – Bennington Region (627 K pdf)
BCRC Bennington Regional Energy Plan (3.4 MB pdf)
Bennington Municipal Energy Plan (3 MB pdf)
Bennington Strategic Economic Development Plan (2 MB pdf)
Bennington Strategic Economic Development Plan – Executive Summary (661 K pdf)

ALL APPLICANTS FOR A PERMIT FOR COMMERCIAL PROJECTS, SUBDIVISIONS AND VARIANCES SHOULD CONTACT THE TOWN’S PLANNING DIRECTOR (permits@benningtonvt.org or 802-442-1037) FOR AN INFORMAL REVIEW OF THE PROJECT BEFORE ANY PERMIT APPLICATIONS ARE SUBMITTED TO THE TOWN.

THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE IS OFFERED AS A GENERAL GUIDE TO LAND USE PERMITTING IN BENNINGTON.  PLEASE CALL THE BENNINGTON PERMITTING DEPARTMENT AT 802-442-1037 REGARDING SPECIFIC QUESTIONS AND ISSUES REGARDING BENNINGTON LAND USE PERMITS.