Welcome to the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission

The mission of the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission is to assist member municipalities in providing effective local government and to work cooperatively with them to address regional issues.

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CVRPC Services

List of services provided by CVRPC

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Regional Plan

CVRPC’s 2016 Regional Plan with the latest amendments was adopted on October 13, 2020.

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LEPC#5

LEPC #5 is a regional body that has statutory foundations in hazardous materials planning but plans around all hazards.

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Minutes, Agendas & Staff Reports

Commission and Committee meeting minutes, agendas, and staff reports are available for viewing.

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Calendar of Events

CVRPC has a calendar of events that is kept updated with date, time, location and additional event information

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News

CVRPC publishes weekly news updates as well as a quarterly newsletter that includes articles on location and regional planning information of importance.

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CVRPC employees are working remotely and the office is closed to visitors. Please call or email and we will respond as soon as possible. Thank you.


 

COVID Outreach Information

Link to multiple resources related to COVID-19


Draft Washington Local Hazard Mitigation Plan for Public Comment 11/12 to 11/27

The Town of Washington is pleased to receive public comments on the Town’s draft Local Hazard Mitigation Plan. Copies of the plan can be found at https://centralvtplanning.org/towns/washington/, and at the Washington Town Clerk’s Office. Please send all comments to Harry Roush (Washington.asst.clerk@gmail.com) and Zachary Maia (Maia@cvregion.com) by November 27.

Amendment Adopted to the 2016 Central Vermont Regional Plan 

On October 13th, the CVRPC Board of Commissioners adopted an amendment to the 2016 Central Vermont Regional Plan.  The amendment includes a revision is to the Regional Center boundary around the City of Montpelier as it appears on the Future Land Use Map. The Regional Center boundary will be extended to include a portion of Northfield Street from the intersection of Route 2 southward to Derby Drive. This area is also within the City’s designated Growth Center.  The amendment also approved the removal the Housing Distribution Plan from the Housing Chapter; and a technical correction to the Regional Center boundary around the City of Montpelier as it appears on the Future Land Use Map. The remainder of the 2016 Central Vermont Regional Plan, last amended in 2018 will remain unchanged. The amendment can be viewed here.


 

Transportation Resilience in the Steven’s Branch

CVRPC, in cooperation with communities in the Steven’s Branch watershed, has been awarded a grant to add the watershed to the Vermont Transportation Resilience Planning Tool.

The Tool is a web-based application that identifies bridges, culverts, and road embankments that are vulnerable to damage from flood inundation, erosion, and deposition. It estimates risk based on the vulnerability and criticality of roadway segments and identifies potential mitigation measures based on the factors driving the vulnerability. The Tool combines river science, hydraulics, and transportation planning methods.

This Tool will assist communities to be proactive in how they approach infrastructure improvement projects and flood damage resilience.

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CVRPC is a member of the Vermont Association of Planning & Development Agencies (VAPDA).

Read the 2019 VAPDA brochure