Canadians buy residential and commercial property in Vermont for a variety of reasons. Proximity to Canada is a plus, the climate is similar and the state offers breathtaking mountain vistas that make it a popular year-round destination for tourists. If you are a Canadian looking to buy property in Vermont, or anywhere else in […]
Real Estate Law
It is no easy task to get a variance in Vermont. Variances, by their very nature, contravene the goal of zoning. They are, as defined by Vermont law, “individual exceptions to generally applicable rules of zoning, the purpose of which is to bring about the orderly physical development of the community.” Variances, in essence, act […]
Vermont municipal zoning regulations are among the strongest in the United States. Along with Vermont Act 250, the state’s municipal zoning regulations focus on protecting natural environmental features and the “character” of a given area.