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Deadline For Public Comment

Deadline: May 01, 2013

The deadline for public comment has expired. Contact the agency or primary contact person listed below for assistance.

Rule Details

Rule Number: 13P004
Title: Act 250 Rules (2013 Amendments).
Type: Standard
Status: Adopted
Agency: Vermont Board of Natural Resources.
Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 6025(b)
Summary: This rulemaking proposes to amend the existing Act 250 rules to (1) define or redefine terms; (2) address the issuance of jurisdictional opinions; (3) clarify the time in which to file certain appeals (4) require the renoticing when a project application has changed; (5) address fees for house construction; (6) amend service requirements and electronic filing requirements; (7) restrict successive applications; (8) clarify reconsideration review; (9) clarify that construction of a "material change" without a permit violates Act 250; (10) relax certain filing requirements; (11) address voluntary abandonment of permits; (1) clarify that appeals cannot be taken from motions to alter minor permits; (13) require utility lines proposed for lands subject to Act 250 permits to seeks amendments of such permits; and (14) address jurisdictional issues related to the construction of improvements for trails.
Persons Affected: Vermont Agency of Natural Resources; Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, Public and private entities who apply for Act 250 Land Use Permits and other parties to Act 250 hearings.
Economic Impact: Most proposed amendments will have little or no economic impacts. The addition of Rule 11(B) will increase costs (fees) to certain developers of subdivisions who are not presently paying fees based on the construction costs of houses that are built by others on such subdivisions. Costs will increase if hearings are required to be renoticed. (Rule 10(H)).
Posting date: Feb 06,2013

Hearing Information

Information for Hearing # 1
Hearing date:
03-12-2013 7:00 PM   
Location: NRB Office – Dewey Conference Room
Address: Dewey Bldg. 1 National Life Drive
City: Montpelier
State: VT
Zip: 05620-3201
Hearing Notes:
Information for Hearing # 2
Hearing date:
03-19-2013 7:00 PM   
Location: Asa Bloomer Conference Room # 266
Address: 440 Asa Bloomer Bldg
City: Rutland
State: VT
Zip: 05701
Hearing Notes: THIS HEARING HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO THE INCOMING STORM IT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MARCH 27, 2013.
Information for Hearing # 3
Hearing date:
03-27-2013 7:00 PM   
Location: Asa Bloomer Conference Room # 266
Address: 440 Asa Bloomer Bldg, Merchants Row
City: Rutland
State: VT
Zip: 05701
Hearing Notes:

Contact Information

Information for Contact # 1
Level: Primary    
Name: John H. Hasen    
Agency: Natural Resources Board    
Address: National Life Records Bldg., National Life Drive    
City: Montpelier    
State: VT    
Zip: 05620-3201    
Telephone: 802-828-5444    
Fax: 802-828-3356    
Email: 
john.hasen@state.vt.us
     
 
   
Website Address:  http://www.nrb.state.vt.us/rulemaking/pendingrules.htm
     
 
   
Information for Contact # 2
Level: Secondary    
Name: Denise Wheeler    
Agency: Natural Resources Board    
Address: National Life Records Bldg., National Life Drive    
City: Montpelier    
State: VT    
Zip: 05620-3201    
Telephone: 802-828-5441    
Fax: 802-828-3356    
Email: 
denise.wheeler@state.vt.us
     
 
   
       

Keyword Information

Keywords:

Act 250
land use
development
subdivision
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