Community Development



This is the location of a number of key services offered by the City of Burlington including the following:

  • One-stop Permit Center for all land use, construction, and infrastructure permits
  • Public Information on zoning, subdivisions, environmental review, critical areas, and a variety of related topics ranging from new commercial and residential construction to neighborhood questions about fences, garages, and pets
  • Long range planning including updating Burlington's Comprehensive Plans and Capital Improvement Plan
    • Special areas of emphasis include downtown planning and coordination with the Downtown Burlington Association and implementing the Community Connections Plan
  • Burlington's Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan, base flood elevation information, and coordination of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Community Rating System program for Burlington

Comprehensive Plan Update

December 18, 2019 @ 5:30 p.m. - Planning Commission public hearing on the comprehensive plan update for consideration, and possible adoption of the following items:

To evaluate research and technical information related to transportation planning and to consider adopting an updated Transportation Element.

AGENDA - December 18, 2019