Planning Commission

The Planning Commission drafts the Town Plan and Zoning/Subdivision Regulations. This governing body also presides over applications for boundary line adjustments and subdivisions.


First Thursday
7:00 p.m.


Aaron Thomas, Chair
Victor Atkins
Matt Atkins
Sally Taylor
Tommie Thompson

Zoning Administrator and Zoning Board of Adjustment

Job Opening: The Town of Lincoln is hiring a part-time ( up to 20 hours/week) Zoning Administrator (ZA). The ZA administers and enforces zoning regulations and provides professional and staff support to the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Adjustment. Minimum qualifications include one year of relevant work experience in a related field (planning, environmental science, civil engineering, etc.) Excellent oral & written communication skills, attention to detail, and ability to remain professional at all times required. 

The complete job description is available by clicking on the link below and  by contacting the Lincoln Town office at or (802)453-2980. Apply by email with a letter of interest and resume as a PDF attachment to Bill Finger, Selectboard Chair at: or by mail to: Bill Finger, Selectboard Chair, Lincoln Town Office, 62 Quaker Street, Lincoln, VT 05443 by March 1st, 2021. Position is open until filled.      For a full job description, click here: Zoning Administrator Job Description

The Zoning Administrator, receives permit applications, administers, and enforces the Zoning/Subdivision Regulations. The ZBA is a quasi-judicial board, that hears appeals of the Zoning Administrator’s decisions.

HOURS: Interim Zoning Administrator, Will Sipsey
During to the Covid-19 pandemic, please email our Zoning Administrator at

Second Monday of the month
7:00 p.m.


Tommie Thompson, Chair

Nicole E. Lee
David Brett
Stephen Halnon, alternate
Barry Olson
James Warnock

Trish Waugh

Harry Reynolds, alternate

There are currently two vacancies on the Zoning Board.  Please contact the Selectboard if you are interested in joining.


Minutes and Agendas Zoning and Planning

Planning Commission Agenda 5.6.21 meeting:

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ZBA Conditional Use Hearing 5.17.21:

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Special Meeting of the ZBA 4.26.21 Minutes Draft:

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Special Meeting of the ZBA 4.26.21 Agenda:

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Planning Commission 4.8.21 Draft Minutes:

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4.8.21 Special Meeting of the Planning Commission -Agenda:

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Planning Commission Draft Minutes 3.4.21:

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Planning Commission Meeting 2.4.2021 Draft Minutes:

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