Town Positions - Information

Development Review Board


  • Pownal's Development Review Board (DRB) is a (7) member board with (2) alternates appointed by the Town of Pownal Select Board.
  • The DRB elects its own officers and adopts rules of procedure. Meetings are held at the call of the Chair or as determined by the Board. The DRB may administer oaths and compel the attendance of witnesses and the production of material germane to any issue before the Board. The board keeps minutes of its proceedings and records the vote of each member on each question, which minutes are filed with the Town Clerk.
  • The DRB: Considers appeals from actions of the Zoning Administrator; Acts on requests for variances on appeal; Considers applications for conditional use permits; Considers applications for expansions or changes in nonconforming uses or structures; Reviews site development plans; and Reviews and approves subdivisions under the Town's Subdivision Regulations.


Learn More on the Development Review Board page.

Approximate Time Required for this Position:
Time Commitment: Monthly meetings plus public hearings

Is this an elected, appointed or a hired town position?
This is an appointed position.

  Is this a paid town position?
Position is paid a stipend of $300/year




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