Must construction begin and be completed within a specified time period after I receive a permit?
You must begin the project within 6 months and complete it within 2 years from the effective date of the permit. You may request a 1 time 6-month extension for each deadline before these time periods expire. Contact the Department of Planning and Development Services at 802-295-3075 when the project has been initiated and completed, or for an extension.Or, you can email Brenda Lamphere.

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1. When do I need a zoning/building permit?
2. What do I need to submit with the zoning/building permit application?
3. Why do I need to show surface waters on my property?
4. Can I locate the structures anywhere on the property?
5. Do I need a Zoning/Building Permit for a fence, hedge or retaining wall?
6. How do I find out if my property is in a flood plain and do I need any special approvals before I can construct?
7. What approvals are required for commercial properties?
8. Do I need a zoning/building permit to construct a driveway?
9. Are there fees associated with obtaining a building/zoning permit?
10. How long does it take to process a permit?
11. Must construction begin and be completed within a specified time period after I receive a permit?
12. What should I do if there is a change in the project after I have received the permit?
13. How do I apply for an administrative approval?
14. What do I do after the project is completed?