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Resources and Rules

Resources and Rules

Planning Statutes and Rules
State statutes outline how municipalities can govern land use.  In addition to Chapter 117, the Planning and Development Act, a number of other, sometimes hard-to-find statutes, are listed.

Planning Publications
Department publications, data and historical planning documents to support land use planning in Vermont.

Municipal Planning Manual
The 2016 Edition of the Planning Manual includes new and up-to-date guidance for creating and updating municipal plans, as well as an overview of the state designation programs and their benefits. 

VCDP Grants Management Guide
Comprehensive source of information for Vermont Community Development Program grant administrators and municipal officials.

VCDP Resources
A variety of funding, application and other resources that can support your community development project.