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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.  

Current Community Development Projects:

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

Current Projects

Contact Information

Terry Hass
Assistant Zoning Administrator