Land Development Regulation Draft Amendments

The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 7:00 pm at City Hall (575 Dorset Street) to consider a series of proposed amendments to the Land Development Regulations. Please see below for all materials related to the draft amendments

Proposed Amendments:

  • LDR-19-01: Eliminate minimum parking requirements for all uses citywide except multi-family housing and accessory dwelling units, for which parking requirements are to be reduced
  • LDR-19-02: Amend transfer of development rights requirements to be consistent with enabling statutes
  • LDR-19-03: Establish Citywide River Corridor Overlay District and make minor modifications to the Flood Plain Overlay District 
  • LDR-19-04: Eliminate duplicative surface water protection standards for land within 150’ of Lake Champlain and allowances for expansion of pre-existing structures within 100’ of Potash Brook within Queen City Park Zoning District
  • LDR-19-05: Administrative Amendments: Authorize Administrative Officer to approve minor field changes to site plans & allow for a joint administrative approval & zoning permit; minor technical corrections
  • LDR-19-06: Modify table of open space types (Appendix F) and applicability in the City Center Form Based Code District

Planning Commission Report & Public Hearing Notice:

Input on any of all of these amendments is welcome and encouraged. You can provide feedback by attending the hearing or by reaching out to Cathyann LaRose, City Planner, at or at 575 Dorset Street, South Burlington, VT 05403. We're also happy to answer any questions over the phone or in person; our number is (802) 846-4106