Welcome to the town of Mendon’s Planning & Zoning Department.

The planning commission is seven member board of Mendon citizens who are appointed by the selectboard. The Mendon Planning Commission is charged with overseeing revisions to the Zoning and Subdivision Regulations, undertaking planning studies, updating the Town Plan, and overseeing subdivision, site plan, conditional use, and all other Board review applications  Planning Commission meetings are open to the public and typically meet at 5:15 pm on the 1st Monday of each month in the Town Office conference room, 2282 US Route 4.

Mendon Planning Commission

Teri Corsones (chair)

Phil Douglas


Neil Langer

Justin Lindholm

Nicole Kesselring

Fred Bagley

Click here to view the Planning Commission Agendas & Minutes




Preserve the present environment and character of the Town, its rural appearance and atmosphere.

Meet the civic, economic, educational, social, recreational, and cultural needs of its residents.

Maintain the spaciousness of the residential areas.

Preserve the rights of the residents to manage their own land, to the fullest extent possible, consistent with Town By-Laws, planning policy and State law.

Preserve the existing natural, scenic, and historic areas.

Aid the Mendon Historical Society in discovering and preserving the history of the Town of Mendon, the State of Vermont and the United States of America.


Encourage a greater diversity of rural, agricultural, recreational and commercial enterprises for both seasonal and year-round businesses.


Provide the most efficient and economical basic town services, and adequately plan for future growth.

Assure the availability of high-quality education for our children.

Encourage adequate recreational facilities for all, with special emphasis on year-round use of the natural environment.

To see the full Mendon Town Plan click below:

Mendon Town Plan

Mendon’s Zoning Administrator is Steve Cosgrove, Steve is available by appointment and he can be reached at 802-775-0065.  Zoning forms are available here on our website or in the Town Clerk’s Office.

Zoning Regulations

Zoning Fees

Application or Appeal to Zoning Board of Adjustment

Application for Zoning Permit

Application for Certificate of Compliance with Zoning

Application for Subdivision Permit


Zoning Board of Adjustment Chair
Jack Kennelly
Phone: 802-775-7141