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Zoning Administrator

Northfield, Vermont

Northfield Zoning Administrator


Zoning Administrator: 

Stephen Hatch


Business Number: 




Mailing Address:

Northfield Municipal Building

51 South Main Street

Northfield, Vermont 05663


The Town Selectmen of Northfield appoint  members to a six-person Board of Planning Commissioners and a five-person Development Review Board (formerly the Zoning Board of Adjustment).  In addition, the Town Selectmen, upon the recommendation of the Planning Commission, appoint a part-time Zoning Administrator to oversee planning and zoning matters on a regular basis.

If you are planning any construction project in Northfield or work on your home and/or business, please contact the Zoning Administrator to determine whether permits are required.  State and local requirements change all the time and there are penalties for not having proper permits.  Many of these permit forms, as well as the current versions of the Northfield Zoning Bylaws and Town Plan, are now available in Adobe PDF format.  Click here to access these files.

The regular meeting time for the Northfield Board of Planning Commissioners (PC) is the 3rd Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room located in the Brown Public Library (93 South Main Street).  Please click here for more information regarding the Planning Commission.

The regular meeting time for the Northfield Development Review Board (DRB) is the 4th Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Northfield Municipal Building (51 South Main Street).  Please click here to view minutes of past DRB meetings.