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Local Hazard Mitigation Plan

The City of Montpelier worked with the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission to identify hazards, analyze past and potential future losses due to  natural and manmade-caused disasters, and identify strategies for mitigating future losses.  This is called a Local Hazard Hazard Mitigation Plan.

2010 City of Montpelier Master Plan

On November 18, 2010 the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission approved the 2010 Master Plan and the City's planning process has been confirmed.


On September 8, 2010, the Montpelier City Council approved its new Master Plan.  To see the document, click on the link below.

2010 Adopted Master Plan - 247 pgs Adobe PDF adopted September 8, 2010

Master Plan Maps:

Montpelier Master Plan: Frequently Asked Questions 

2009 Growth Center Application

Montpelier Open Space Plan

Capital District Master Plan

Capital District Master Plan - 2000 - 12,489 KB,
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The City of Monptelier and the State of Vermont, working jointly through the City-State Commission, developed the Capital District Master Plan in an effort to identify, encourage, and coordinate mutually beneficial development plans for the Capitol Complex, downtown Montpelier, and the Winooski River corridor. Completed in 2000 and endorsed by the City Council, Planning Commission, City-State Commission and others, this plan presents recommendations and concepts for meeting the State's projected office space needs, establishing a greenway along the Winooski River, and considering numerous physical improvements to improve pedestrian and vehicular circulation and stimulate downtown redevelopment.

The Capital District Master Plan can also be downloaded in PDF format by individual sections:

Enhancing our River Environment - A Proposed Plan for the Management of the Winooski Riverbank Vegetation in Montpelier - 4,267 KB, Adobe Acrobat icon
This report was produced by the Montpelier River Corridor Restoration Committee in July 2002. The plan grew out of recognition that the Winooski River and its tributaries require a long-range vision and consistent attention. Implementation of these recommendations should help to reduce riverbank erosion, mitigate threats of flooding, and fulfill the river's potential as an outstanding natural resource.
Montpelier Flood Hazard Mitigation Plan - 715 KB,
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Although the city government, state government, the Army Corps of Engineers, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have constructed flood mitigation devices, enacted various forms of legislation, and initiated numerous activities adn programs designed to mitigate flooding and flood damage to the city, the threat of flooding and flood damage remains significant. The Montpelier Flood Hazard Mitigation Plan, adopted in 1998, presents strategies to mitigate future flood losses in the event a flood does occur.



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