Sue Fillion

A work in progress

If Brattleboro opts in to allow retail cannabis sales, how might existing zoning regulations apply?

In October 2020, Act 164 became law. This legislation outlines how Vermont will establish retail cannabis sales.

The implementation of the legislation is still very much a work in progress. The act empowers communities to create a local cannabis control commission and for such commission to condition issuance of a local license on any zoning bylaw adopted.

The purpose of this memo is to provide information on what zoning controls are authorized under the legislation.

Many details have been left to be decided on by the State Cannabis Control Board, which will be formed in 2021. As currently written, the law allows the following types of zoning regulations:...

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