Regional Plan

CVRPC’s comprehensive Regional Plan is used to guide growth and development in the Region. The Plan is useful to local communities as a resource in the preparation of local plans, and is also used in the Act 250 and Section 248 review processes to evaluate major land use developments and subdivisions.

2008 Central Vermont Regional Plan and Amendments

Recent Amendments

Amendments to the following elements are now in effect.

  • Utilities, Facilities & Services
  • Economic Development
  • Land Use
  • Future Land Use Map

The amended elements have been incorporated into the plan document above.

Draft 2016 Regional Plan

Please send written comments to Eric Vorwald,, by June 3, 2016. Additionally comments may be provided in person at a public hearing scheduled for June 14, 2016 at 7:00 PM. The public hearing will be held at the Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce, Paine Turnpike South, Berlin, Vermont.

DRAFT 2016 Central Vermont Regional Plan (pdf) »


Regional Plan Assessment Report

In 2013, an independent consultant hired by the State’s Regional Planning Commissions (Vermont Association of Planning and Development Agencies, VAPDA) and the Department of Housing and Community Development completed a review of all 11 Comprehensive Regional Plans in Vermont.  This report has informed the amendments to the 2008 Regional Plan and will also be used in the process to write a new Regional Plan for 2016.