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Vernon, a celebrated place to live, work and visit. 

Planning and Development

55 West Main Street, 2nd Floor
Vernon, CT 06066

Ashley Stephens
Town Planner

Shaun Gately
Director of Development Services

Leslie Campolongo
Planning Specialist

The Planning and Development Department is responsible for reviewing both public and private development projects to ensure compliance with State and Town codes and regulations. The Department is also guided by the Town’s Plan of Conservation and Development which sets forth the future land use, development, and conservation priorities of the community, encouraging its sound economic development.

Our staff provides technical guidance and support to the Planning and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Inland Wetlands Commission, Conservation Commission, Design Review Advisory Board, and the Local Historic Properties Commission.

Affordable Housing Plan
Plan of Conservation and Development
Zoning Regulations
Inland Wetlands Regulations
   Regulation Documents    
           Town of Vernon Connecticut Subdivision Regulations (May 2013)    

Town of Vernon Municipal Aquifer Protection Area Regulations (July 2018)
Code of Ordinances

Application Forms and Procedures
          Planning and Zoning Application    
                             -Application Form    
                             -Application Instructions and Requirements    

-Schedule of Meetings
-Frequently Asked Questions

          Inland Wetlands Application    
                           - Form    
                           - Application Requirements    
                           - Instructions    
                           - Other forms that may need to be submitted    
          Application Fees    
                           - Planning and Zoning    
                           - Inland Wetlands    
  Zoning/Property Maintenance Online Complaint form    
                            - Complaint form    

Zoning Applications and Procedures

-Zoning Permit Application Instructions
-Click here to apply for a permit
-Temporary Outdoor Dining and Activities form
-Zoning Board of Appeals Application

  Local Historic Properties: Certificate of Appropriateness    


-Certificate application


        Town of Vernon Zoning Map (02/03/20)


        Town of Vernon Wetlands Map (02/03/20)


Helpful Documents