Welcome! Here you will find information and documents related to the 2023 Town Plan Adoption. Please feel free to contact the Town Offices if you have any questions.
2023 Town Plan Adoption Process
Planning Commission Process
- The Planning Commission worked diligently to revise the 2015 Town Plan.
- The Planning Commission presented the Planning Commission Town Plan Draft at a public hearing held on March 28th, 2023 at 7:00PM.
- After the public hearing, the Planning Commission responded to public input and continued to make revisions to the draft 2023 Town Plan.
- Once satisfied with their revisions, the Planning Commission submitted their draft to Two-Rivers Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) and the Selectboard for revision.
- TRORC is an organization assisting the Town with the Town Plan adoption process.
- On May 9th, 2023, the Selectboard received the Selectboard Transmittal Draft from the Planning Commission via TRORC.
- The Selectboard reviewed the Selectboard Transmittal Draft and make edits if needed.
- The Selectboard presented a Selectboard Town Plan Draft at a fully-warned public hearing.
- The Selectboard public hearing was held Monday, June 26th at 6:30PM at the Sharon Elementary School Gymnasium.
- The public received formal notice and that notice was posted at least 15 days’ notice in advance of the Town Plan Public Hearing in accordance with State Statute (effective June 10th, 2023)
- The Selectboard Town Plan Draft was made avaialable to the public.
- The Selectboard heard public comments on the Selectboard Town Plan Draft at the public hearing on June 26th, 2023.
- The Selectboard made minor revisions for clarity and accuracy only.
- The Selectboard adopted the 2023 Town Plan by a majority vote on August 21st, 2023, within one year of the final planning commission hearing per 24 V.S.A. § 4385 (c).
2023 Town Plan Documents
Below is the list of documents that will be helpful if you would like to track the 2023 Town Plan Adoption Process.
- 2015 Town Plan
- Planning Commission Hearing Draft
- Transmittal Draft Town Plan 2023
- Hearing Maps
- Appendix B Sharon Energy Data
- Planning Commission Report Form
- Selectboard Hearing Draft Town Plan 2023
- Town Plan 2023 – Under consideration for adoption
- Town Plan 2023 Maps – Under consideration for adoption
- Town Plan 2023 – Adopted August 21st, 2023
Large scale maps associated with the Town Plan are on display in the Town Office Conference Room.
If you prefer to have your own printed copy of the 2023 Town Plan, you may purchase one through the Town Clerk’s office.