Act 250 Rundown

During 2002, the Vermont Environmental Board received 704 permit applications for Act 250, Vermont’s land use law. Estimated construction costs for the projects totals $613 million. Here’s a list of Act 250 applications with costs higher than $250,000 in Chittenden, Washington, Orange, Lamoille, Franklin, Grand Isle and Addison counties. Projects are listed according to district and construction cost.

Source: Vermont Environmental Board/Denise Wheeler

Applicant Location Cost Description County
District 4: Chittenden County
Applicant Location Request Completed Construction Cost Project
South Street Associates Essex Junction 1/15/02 9,226,500 142 unit residential development
The Howard Center for Human Services Burlington 4/3/02 6,150,000 Construction of new Baird Center, w/parking, utilities, bike path
None/Canstar Sports USA Milton 1/16/02 5,460,000 141,750 sf add. to distrib. warehouse & constr. of 15,300 sf
O’Brien Family Limited Partnership South Burlington 11/22/02 4,991,840 107 unit residential development/18 bldgs/5 lots
St. Michael’s College Colchester 5/8/02 4,768,044 Construction of two-story brick & stone building
Champlain College Inc. Burlington 4/5/02 4,500,000 Construction of 23,150 sf, three-level business center
The Pearl Street Limited Essex Junction 4/12/02 3,897,560 77 condo units in 5 buildings et alPartnership
Gabriel Handy/DDH-GSH Trust Essex 7/23/02 1,500,000 Construction of 92 unit extended stay hotel
City of Burlington Burlington 12/12/02 1,486,982 3-meter bicycle and pedestrian path
Palmer Real Estate and Development Jericho 9/19/02 1,388,000 17 lot residential subdivision
Cathedral Square Corporation Burlington 1/24/02 1,384,875 Construction of two-story addition
None/Hearthstone Stoves Milton 1/16/02 1,191,585 33,800 sf office-assembly bldg. & 28 parking stalls
Arthur Shields Essex 8/30/02 1,095,000 56 townhouse units
Vermont Zen Center Inc. Shelburne 12/12/02 1,023,470 expansion of existing house of worship
Patricia & Andre Martel Williston 4/25/02 900,750 Construction of 29 unit subdivision
Town of Milton Milton 7/29/02 900,000 Fire station
None/Homestead Design Inc. Williston 1/11/02 867,000 2 story 17,000 sf medical office building
O’Brien Brothers South Burlington 2/19/02 671,640 37,800 sf office bldg/Lot 24”
None/Farrell Distributers South Burlington 1/14/02 600,000 construction of 2,900 sf office/5,800 sf storage additio
Kessel Duff Corporation Williston 5/10/02 450,000 8,000 sf office addition on Lot F
Tom Sheppard Colchester 8/19/02 450,000 Construction of 33-unit residential development
Don Weston/D&D Investments LLC Williston 12/18/02 371,677 11,078 sf bldg/increase number of trips
Thomas Murphy South Burlington 5/2/02 365,497 Construction of 5,600 sf expansion of retail facility
Chimney Corners Corporation Colchester 8/8/02 268,000 Construction of 9,600 sf building with parking and loading area on Lot 7
RCC Atlantic Inc. Milton 11/7/02 263,500 Installation of 9 panel antennas
Gardner & Son Development South Burlington 9/5/02 256,500 Construction of two condo units as Corporation addition to LUP 4C1047 & addition of land
District 5: Washington, Lamoille and Orange counties
Trapp Family Lodge Inc. Stowe 10/9/02 18,550,000 40 common interest ownership housing
Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, Inc. St. Albans Town 7/31/02 10,100,480 Construction of approximately 111,000 sf of new manufacturing & storage space
Charles Haynes/O.M. Fisher Home Montpelier 11/27/02 5,886,275 52 unit residential facility
Central Vermont Medical Center Berlin 4/4/02 5,140,650 22,250 sf expansion to Central Vermont Medical Center
Baraw Enterprises Inc. Stowe 9/13/02 4,610,000 20 Condo units
Baraw Enterprises Inc. Stowe 10/30/02 4,463,500 West Wing Demolition & rebuilding
Vermont Granite Museum of Barre Barre City 6/21/02 3,236,000 2nd phase - renove existing structure & construct addition
Northern Power Systems, Inc. Waitsfield 7/16/02 2,911,200 27,684 sf general office building
None/T.N. Associates Stowe 12/23/02 2,817,580 Construct 10 three-bedroom condos
Community Rec, Exercise & Morristown 10/30/02 2,230,000 40,000 sf ice rink & indoor soccer & Wellness Inc. fitness facility
City of Barre Barre Town 7/22/02 1,750,000 10’ x 10’ underground vault
The Ice Center of Washington Waterbury 7/18/02 1,402,000 32,000 sf ice rinkWest Inc.
David Scheuer/South Main Street Stowe 6/12/02 1,150,000 Three-story commercial & residential bldgDevelopment Ltd
Susan & Larry Wyckoff Jeffersonville 10/10/02 958,460 Construct 14 apartments in 3 buildings
None/T.N. Associates Stowe 12/23/02 955,500 6,835 sf spa expansion
Rock-Tenn Company Highgate 2/14/02 844,592 12-mile pipeline
Smugglers’ Notch Management Cambridge 5/28/02 840,475 5,500 sf day care facilityCompany Ltd
Cabot Creamery Cooperative Cabot 5/16/02 552,500 Construct 2 loading & receiving docks, trash dock, battery charging room & additional parking
Bonnie Batchelder/Gallo Properties LLC Barre 5/29/02 520,000 Two-story professional building
Sterling Ridge Management Co. Inc. Cambridge 11/27/02 500,000 Construct 11 addition guest cabins
Richard L. Potter Waitsfield 7/31/02 422,000 4,800 sf building to house wood sign business
Smugglers’ Notch Management Cambridge 8/6/02 379,550 Retrofit Madonna liftCompany Ltd
David Marvin Morristown 5/23/02 323,962 Warehouse addition
Green Mountain Valley School Fayston 8/20/02 314,000 5,368 sf two-story dormitory bldg
Highland Heights Inc. Johnson 3/8/02 308,000 Reconfigure/reconstruct 38-unit mobile home park
Lamoille Economic Development Corp. Hyde Park 9/17/02 306,000 10,000 sf light industrial building
ATC Realty Inc. Berlin 12/24/02 300,000 130’ tall brown-stick telecomm. facility tower
Verizon Wireless Ferrisburgh 7/10/02 265,000 Construction of panel/antenna on existing silo
Casella Waste Management Inc. Hyde Park 9/17/02 259,500 50’ x 50’ steel frame building for transfer station
David Scheuer/South Main Street Stowe 12/16/02 255,000 One three-story resid. DuplexDevelopment Ltd
District 6: Franklin and Grand Isle counties
Vermont Precision Tools Inc. Swanton 7/31/02 922,300 Construction to increase size of bldg. to 87,5000 sf - Lot 1
Town of St. Albans St. Albans Town 11/21/02 500,000 5050 lf of gravity sewer/north end sewer extension
Pete West Construction Inc. Georgia 7/26/02 455,000 7 lot residential subdivision/common lot/ retained lot
VT RSA Lmtd. Partnership Georgia 9/6/02 423,100 Construction 180’ telecommunications tower
Mylan Technologies Inc. St. Albans Town 9/4/02 420,500 6,700 sf building addition
Town of North Hero North Hero 11/8/02 375,000 Water distribution line
VT RSA Limited Partnership d/b/a Highgate 10/3/02 265,000 Construction of 12 antennas on silo
Peter J. Morse St. Albans Town 4/26/02 250,000 Expand storage bldg. to add four self- storage units, drives, utilities, landscaping
District 9: Addison County
Middlebury College Middlebury 5/15/02 24,945,550 Atwater Commons 2003
Vermont Industrial Park Vergennes 2/5/02 3,032,660 Commercial building for production and warehousing
Addison County Home New Haven 5/31/02 542,000 Conversion of existing restaurant to office Health & Hospice bldg/4000 sf off bld
Agency of Transportation & Aviation Middlebury 10/23/02 400,000 Removal of terminal/hanger building and installation of 60’x90’ hanger/terminal building