Zoning Permits & Applications

Zoning Administrator: Melanie Riddle

Office hours have been cancelled until further notice.

Please feel free to call or email to set up an appointment, schedule a site visit or ask a question. (802) 827-3261 x105 or zoning@fairfieldvermont.us

New residential, other building permits, certificates of occupancy applications are available from the Town Clerk's Office, 802 827 3261  info@fairfieldvermont.us  Or, the Zoning Board, zoning@fairfieldvermont.us

Charges & Fees


Building Permits

New Residential                                   $505 + 0.15 per sq. ft

Seasonal Camp                                     $505 

Replacement Dwelling/Camp     Same as new build (fire or other natural  disaster free )                                                                   

House Addition                                     $80 +0.15 per sq. ft

Garage/Car port                                    $80

Deck/Porches                                         $55   

Storage/Shed/Gazebos                        $45

Outside Furnace                                    $40

Day Care                                                  $55             

Pool                                                           $55

Sign                                                           $40

Home Occupation                                 $55

Agricultural                                             $15 (recording fee only)

Commercial Minor                                $1 per sq. ft

Commercial Major                                $1 per sq. ft

Conditional Use                                      Set by Board

Camp Conversion                                   $505

Subdivision Minor                                  $125 (recoding fee for Map additional $15)

Subdivision Major                                  Sketch $90 

                                                                     Final Plat:$105/lot

Appeal of Permit                                     $35   

Waiver                                                        included in permit

Renewal of Permit                                 Free

After the fact Permit                             Double permit fee

Abutter Notification                             $15 + Postage


  • Sketch Plan Preview: $90.00
  • Final Plat Preview: $260.00+

Zoning Certificates 

Certificate of Compliance: $55.00

Certificate of Occupancy: $55.00

Mylar Map Recording: $15.00 


Contact Fairfield Planning and Zoning

Zoning Administrator- Melanie Riddle

Contact via Email : Zoning@fairfieldvermont.us Office: 802-827-3261 x105  

Town of Fairfield PO Box 5 25 North Road Fairfield, VT 05455 US

Open today

08:00 am – 03:00 pm

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