City Plan 2024

CityPlan2024 LogoNEW: ADOPTED City Plan 2024

The City Council held its final public hearing on draft City Plan 2024 on Monday, January 29, 2024 at 7 pm. At that meeting, the City Council voted to adopt City Plan 2024. Thank you to all members of the public, committee members, and others who provided feedback or otherwise supported this process. 

Prior Work
The Planning Commission held a public hearing on September 26, 2023
Complete Draft City Plan 2024 for Planning Commission Public Hearing
Planning Commission Report on City Plan 2024
Public Hearing Notice for September 26, 2023, 7 pm
Previous Drafts/Edits
Markup Version - edits from August 9 to August 18, 2023
Markup Version - edits from July 6 to August 8, 2023

Full Draft of City Plan 2024 - July 6, 2023

PUBLIC COMMENTS (Commission Listening Sessions July 6-Aug 3, 2023)
PUBLIC COMMENTS - Index and Compiled Comments
Additional comments submitted after 8/2 deadline
Additional Comments Submitted after August 22 Planning Commission meeting

Committee Comments
Affordable Housing
Bicycle & Pedestrian

Common Areas for Dogs 
Economic Development 
Natural Resources and Conservation 
Public Art 
Recreation & Parks 
Energy & Energy Memo

Outside Entity Comments
VT Department of Health Comments

All About the Plan

Wondering what a Comprehensive Plan is? How to get involved? Check out our FAQs for more information.

Working Drafts

Drafts of the Plan and each chapter are being prepared in the spring/summer of 2023. Check out the latest versions as they are prepared!

Visit our Interactive Map Viewer. New data added regularly, including the draft Future Land Use Map. Click on the "CityPlan 2024" tab at the top of the page for all of the data!

Lead-up work, public outreach, and more done to date
Public Listening Sessions are scheduled for July 25 at 7pm, July 27 at 12pm, July 29 at 10am, and August 1 at 12pm. All listening sessions are open to all members of the public to comment on the draft City Plan 2024. All sessions will take place at City Hall, 180 Market Street. 
In 2022, the
Commission laid out the scope of this update, laying out the City's responsibilities, identifying community "knowns" going into the update to 2016 Plan, and more. Learn about each of these.
Recordings of the Public Listening Sessions can be found here. 

Join the Conversation
Submit written comment to until August 2, 2023. 
Attend a Planning Commission meeting (in person or online), typically 2nd and 4th Tuesday evenings at 7 pm
Drop us a note: We'd love to hear from you. Contact Kelsey Peterson, City Planner, at