Planning Commission


See the 2024 Meeting Schedule (PDF).

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  • John Reid, Chair
    Term Expires: January 11, 2024
  • Bruce Riddle, Vice Chair
    Term Expires: February 7, 2025
  • Tobias "Toby" Dayman, Clerk
    Term Expires: June 28, 2024
  • Dillon Bianchi
    Term Expires: September 5, 2025
  • John Heath
    Term Expires: March 22, 2024
  • Colin Butler
    Term Expires: July 12, 2024
  • Kim Souza, Selectboard Liaison


The Hartford Planning Commission is authorized by Title 24 of the Vermont Statutes, Chapter 117 to: prepare a Town Plan and amendments; propose and administer the Zoning and Subdivision Regulations; undertake studies and make recommendations on land development issues; recommend codes and enforcement procedures; prepare capital budgets and programs; participate in regional planning issues; enter and examine properties; and work with other departments and agencies on planning issues.

Seven Commissioners are appointed by the Selectboard to fill three-year terms. The Commission holds public hearings on all proposed subdivisions, planned developments, and zoning and master plan amendments. The Commission also conducts reviews of site plans for all new or altered uses except one- or two-unit dwellings and their related structures, home occupations, home businesses, agricultural and forestry uses, and essential services.

If you wish to correspond with Members by mail please address to:
Department of Planning and Development
171 Bridge Street
White River Junction, VT 05001

To leave a message please call 802-295-3075.