♦ Permits and Fees

 

Zoning Permits

  •  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). Dennis Neumann, 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.
  • Contact Dennis Neumann at (802) 744-6128 for assistance in completing the zoning application process.
  • Click here for the Zoning Permit Form 4-23-15.
  • Cost is $47.  Late filing fee is $84.  If a public hearing is required add an additional $100.

Driveway Access (Curb Cut) Permits

  • To acquire a Driveway Access contact Road Commissioner, Larry Kennison at 744-2484.  Curb cuts are required before a property can be given a 911 address.  A Zoning Permit is also required.  Contact Dennis Neumann at (802) 744-6128 for a Zoning Permit.  New entrances, exits or changes of usage of an existing driveway onto a state highway require a state permit.  Dennis can assist you with this process.

Water and Sewer

  • A Zoning Permit is required for a well.  Contact Dennis Neumann at (802) 744-6128 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 Dennis Neumann at (802) 744-6128 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