♦ Permits and Fees

Zoning Permits:
Zoning Administrator, Will Young (802) 744-6122; email: westfieldzoning@gmail.com

  •  Zoning Permits are required prior to any construction, reconstruction, conversion, structural alteration, relocation or enlargement of any building or other structure, any mining, excavation of landfill, and any change in the use of any building or other structure, land, or extension of use of land and division of land.  New driveways require a curb cut permit (see below).  The Zoning Administrator can assist you in understanding Westfield’s Zoning Bylaws and help you determine if a Zoning Permit is required by the Town. He can also direct you to State agencies that may require a permit in your particular situation.
  • Zoning Applications may be dropped off at the Town Clerk’s office along with the associated fees. 
  • Click here for the Zoning Permit Application Updated 11-17-20 and Instructions for Zoning Permit Updated 11-17-20
  • Cost is $50.  Late filing fee is $100.  If a public hearing is required add an additional $100.
  • Click here for the Zoning Compliance Certification Updated 11-17-20 Cost is $30.

Residential Driveway (Curb Cut) Permits:

  • To acquire a Residential Driveway Permit Application contact Road Commissioner, Eric Kennison at (802) 673-5648 or the Town Clerk’s office at (802) 744-2484.  A Driveway Permit is required before a property can be given a 911 address.  New entrances, exits or changes of usage of an existing driveway onto a state highway requires a state permit.  Contact the Town Clerk office at (802) 744-2484 for more information about this process.
  • Click here for Driveway Permit Application & Instructions-Adopted 9-11-17

Water and Sewer:

  • A Zoning Permit is required for a well.  Contact the Town Clerk office at (802) 744-2484 for more information.  Sewer permits are issued by the State of Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Department of Environmental Conservation (see the State Permit links below).

Ponds:

  • A Zoning Permit is required for a pond.  Contact the Zoning Administrator for more information. 

Burn Permits:

  • Burn Permits are required.  Contact Fire Warden Jim Crawford at 744-6673 for additional information.
  • There is no fee for a Burn Permit.

State Permit Links: