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.

2016 Regional Plan

This Plan was adopted by the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission on July 12, 2016 and is scheduled to take effect on August 16, 2016.

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.