Ordinances, Policies, Plans, & Reports

The State of Vermont does not provide home rule for municipalities. All towns and cities may establish ordinances as allowed under State Statues. The Town of Fairfax has adopted the following ordinances and policies to help govern Fairfax. This includes zoning regulations (development regulations).

The Town has also prepared a number of plans that set the foundation for current and future efforts including the Town Plan that sets future land use planning and development regulations.

Town Reports can also be found here that provide an overview of the previous fiscal year for the town (July 1st to June 30th). 

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Ordinances & Regulations16 documents

  • Building Inspection, Code Enforcement & Fire Safety Ordinance
    document Header Building Inspection, Code Enforcement & Fire Safety Ordinance
  • Chapter 1 - Ordinance of General Provisions
    document Header Chapter 1 - Ordinance of General Provisions
  • Chapter 2 - Ordinance Regulating Open Burning and Incineration
    document Header Chapter 2 - Ordinance Regulating Open Burning and Incineration
  • Chapter 3 - Road Naming Ordinance
    document Header Chapter 3 - Road Naming Ordinance
  • Chapter 4 - Traffic Ordinance
    document Header Chapter 4 - Traffic Ordinance
  • Chapter 5- Fee Ordinance
    document Header Chapter 5- Fee Ordinance
  • Chapter 6 - Animal Control Ordinance
    document Header Chapter 6 - Animal Control Ordinance
  • Construction & Demolition Waste Disposal Ordinance
    document Header Construction & Demolition Waste Disposal Ordinance
  • Development Regulations
    document Header Development Regulations
  • Mobile Vendor Application Form
    document Header Mobile Vendor Application Form
  • Municipal Solid Waste Ordinance
    document Header Municipal Solid Waste Ordinance
  • Roads & Bridge Standards
    document Header Roads & Bridge Standards
  • Sewer Allocation & Connections Ordinance
    document Header Sewer Allocation & Connections Ordinance
  • Solar Screening Ordinance
    document Header Solar Screening Ordinance
  • Special Event Application Form
    document Header Special Event Application Form
  • Water Use Ordinance
    document Header Water Use Ordinance

Policies11 documents

  • Conflicts of Interest and Ethical Conduct Policy
    document Header Conflicts of Interest and Ethical Conduct Policy
  • Development Review Board Procedural Rules
    document Header Development Review Board Procedural Rules
  • Donation and Naming Policy
    document Header Donation and Naming Policy
  • Fixed Asset Capitalization and Disposition Policy
    document Header Fixed Asset Capitalization and Disposition Policy
  • Fraud Prevention Policy
    document Header Fraud Prevention Policy
  • ID Theft Prevention Policy
    document Header ID Theft Prevention Policy
  • Personnel Policy
    document Header Personnel Policy
  • Purchasing Policy
    document Header Purchasing Policy
  • Roads and Sidewalks Policy
    document Header Roads and Sidewalks Policy
  • Selectboard Rules of Procedure
    document Header Selectboard Rules of Procedure
  • Youth Membership Policy
    document Header Youth Membership Policy

Plans7 documents

  • Capital Budget and Program
    document Header Capital Budget and Program
  • Gateway Study
    document Header Gateway Study
  • Growth Study
    document Header Growth Study
  • Growth Study Appendices
    document Header Growth Study Appendices
  • Impact Fee Study 2024
    document Header Impact Fee Study 2024
  • Town Plan
    document Header Town Plan
  • Village Pedestrian Study 2015
    document Header Village Pedestrian Study 2015

Town Reports11 documents

  • FY2016 Town Report
    document Header FY2016 Town Report
  • FY2017 Town Report
    document Header FY2017 Town Report
  • FY2018 Town Report
    document Header FY2018 Town Report
  • FY2019 Town Report
    document Header FY2019 Town Report
  • FY2020 Town Report
    document Header FY2020 Town Report
  • FY2021 Town Report
    document Header FY2021 Town Report
  • FY2022 Town Report
    document Header FY2022 Town Report
  • FY2023 Town Report
    document Header FY2023 Town Report

Audits3 documents

  • FY2021 Audit
    document Header FY2021 Audit
  • FY2022 Audit
    document Header FY2022 Audit
  • FY2023 Audit
    document Header FY2023 Audit

Open Meeting Law Info1 document

  • Procedures for submitting notice of an Open Meeting Law violation
    document Header Procedures for submitting notice of an Open Meeting Law violation