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Community Development

The Community Development Department reviews and makes recommendations for Planning and Zoning applications and staffs the Planning Commission and Development Review Board. 

County and region-wide, the department represents the City with the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission, the Vermont Department of Transportation, and major employers such as GlobalFoundries and New England Central Railroad.  

Contact Information

Chris Yuen
​​​​​​​Community Development Director
​​​​​​​802-878-6944  EXT: 1607

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Jennifer Marbl
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​City Planner
​​​​​​​802-878-6944  EXT: 1625

Terry Hass
Assistant Zoning Administrator
802-878-6944  EXT: 1604

Current Community Development Projects:

  • Crescent Connector
  • Essex Junction Multimodal Station
  • 1 Main Street Park

Current Projects