Zoning and Town Development Review Board (DRB)

The Town Development Review Board meets as needed.

AGENDA AND/OR STAFF PACKET are Posted on “Warnings and Notices” page
NOTE: Village of Hyde Park Zoning & Village DRB information is posted under the Village of Hyde Park website.

Town Development Review Board:
Malcolm Teale, Chair, Term Expires 2023
Jim Fontaine, Term Expires 2021
Vacant, Term Expires 2024
Craig Fowler, Vice-Chair, Term Expires 2021
Tom Wawrzeniak, Term Expires 2022
Melvin Harvey, Term Expires 2022
Mary Walz – 2024

Bob Malbon – Alternate – Term Expires 2022

Town Zoning Administrator: Ron Rodjenski

Zoning Office Hours: Please email Ron Rodjenski at ron@hydeparkvt.com or call 802-316-6921


APPLICATION Form – for all construction, subdivision and changes of use application – CLICK HERE

FEE Schedule

Use the above form for all land development proposals outside town and state road right-of-ways, signs, new construction, permit amendments or requests to appear before the Town DRB. 
All land development, exterior construction, change of use, and site work, requires review. Please call early in your project planning to confirm the need for a local zoning permit or to receive a determination that the property is exempt from local permits. Both applications are required for most new construction and only the Municipal Zoning Permit if the parcel is already developed. Fill out and return to the Town Clerk’s Office with the appropriate fee, or deliver to PO Box 98, Hyde Park, VT 05655. Call 802-888-2300 ext with questions. 

2020 Unified (Zoning & Subdivision) Regulations with maps – Current Bylaw

Permit Information Pamphlets (FAQs) with Pro Tips 

Do I need a state highway access permit?  

Do I need a state land use permit? 

What areas in Hyde Park are ready for new housing and mixed use opportunities?

Do I need a town land use permit (zoning permit)? (Produced with funding support from VT Natural Resources Council – 2019) 

Does Hyde Park have an industrial park?


Other permit application forms and information: 

Highway Access Permit Application For new driveways or increased units on shared drives & utilities (19 V.S.A. 1111)

 2014 DRB Rules of Procedure

2013 Procedures and Standards for Technical Review Fee

Farm Structures – Rules for Exemption from Local Zoning Information

The only requirement is that the landowner submits a Site plan / Sketch to the town office before construction showing the location of any new structures that comply with the local zoning minimum setback requirements.


DRB Meeting Minutes (the DRB does not meet monthly): (Agendas posted on “Warnings and Notices” page):  
June 23, 2020
March 10, 2020

October 29, 2019
July 9, 2019
May 7, 2019
February 26, 2019
February 5, 2019

July 31, 2018

June 27, 2018
April 10, 2018
March 6, 2018
January 30, 2018
November 7, 2017
October 17, 2017
October 3, 2017
September 5, 2017
August 1, 2017
July 5, 2017
June 6, 2017
April 10, 2017
March 2017 – No Meeting
February 7, 2017
January 2017 – No Meeting
December 2016 – No Meeting
November 1, 2016
October 2016 – No Meeting
September 6, 2016
August 2016 – No Meeting
July 2016 – No Meeting
June 7, 2016
May 10, 2016
April 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

December 1, 2015

November 3, 2015

October 6, 2015
September 1, 2015
August 4, 2015

July 7, 2015
June 2, 2015

May 6, 2015

May 5, 2015
April 14, 2015

March 3, 2015

(There was no February meeting)
January 6, 2015




To view older minutes.. 




See archived page here.




Local Permit Guide Committee Minutes: June 27, 2018, June 7, 2018May 2, 2018, April 16, 2018




All DRB meetings are open to the public.  For more information, contact the Zoning Office at 888-2300 x2. Announcements of upcoming hearings online: www.hydeparkvt.com or at the post office and the town clerk’s office. The Zoning Administrator’s office is open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   There is one general permit application for all proposed land development activities which is posted at the town website, available at the town clerk’s office or by email: ron@hydeparkvt.com.