Master Plan Revisioning

Project Updates

The Winooski Planning Commission has prepared a draft municipal plan update (Master Plan) that complies with 24 VSA 117 §4302 related to statewide planning goals and 24 VSA 117 §4382 that identifies required planning elements. The Planning Commission will hold a hearing to receive comments from the public regarding the proposed Master Plan. Community members are encouraged to participate:

December 13, 2018,  – 6:30 PM @ Winooski City Hall (27 West Allen Street)

The Draft Plan and other related materials can be viewed below. Materials can also be viewed at Winooski City Hall during normal business hours (M – F, 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM).

In addition to the public hearing, community members can submit their questions and comments directly on a copy of the draft Master Plan by clicking here. Questions and comments can also be made in writing and sent to Winooski City Hall (c/o Eric Vorwald, AICP, Planning & Zoning Manager) or emailed to

Persons needing assistance should contact City Hall (802 655 6410) at least 3 business days prior to the meeting. Click here to download this public hearing.


The Winooski Planning Commission, with assistance from the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission, will draft, develop, and finalize a revisioning of the City’s Master Plan. In doing so, the new rewrite will conform to the sections in City’s guiding Strategic Vision Statement (see link for sections). Upon completion, the Winooski Planning Commission will present the updated Master Plan to Winooski City Council during the Winter and Spring of 2018/2019. Click here to view the press release.

Community members are invited to attend any Planning Commission Session during this process. All meetings will take place at 6:30 PM at Winooski City Hall (27 West Allen Street).

2018 Master Plan Revisioning Schedule           

Economic Vitality – Initial Review: July 12 / Revision Review: July 26

Municipal Infrastructure – Initial Review: July 26 / Revision Review: August 9

Safe, Healthy, Connected People – Initial Review: August 9 / Revision Review: August 23

Housing – Initial Review: August 23 / Revision Review: September 13

City Demographics and Background – Initial Review: September 13 / Revision Review: October 11

Implementation Program – Initial Review: October 11 / Revision Review: October 25

Public Outreach/Engagement Event – October 27th

Master Plan Update Public Hearing – December 13th

Draft Winooski Master Plan (click to view and make comments)

Referential Master Plan Documents:

Planning Commission Report Form for Municipal Amendments

Enhanced Energy Supplement to Master Plan

2017 Parking Plan

Transportation Master Plan

Main Street Corridor Plan

Winooski Housing Needs Assessment

Economic Development Strategic Plan

CCTV Meeting Coverage

July 12July 26August 9 / September 13 / November 8

Feedback & Contact

Public input is an important part of this process – we welcome all community members to join us in the revisioning of the City’s Master Plan. Input can be submitted to the Planning Commission at any time during this process by emailing

Eric Vorwald, Winooski Planning & Zoning Manager: / 802 655 6410

Regina Mahony, CCRPC Planning Program Manager: / 802 846 4490