Act 250 Roundup 2003

During 2003, the Vermont Environmental Board received 654 permit applications for Act 250,Vermont’s land-use law. Estimated construction costs for the projects total $337 million. Here’s a list of Act 250 applications throughout Vermont with costs higher than $250,000. Projects are listed according to district and construction costs.

Source:Vermont Environmental Board/Denise Wheeler

Applicant Location Date Cost Project
District 1: Rutland County, 7 permits, $15,880,685
Castleton State College Castleton 11/12/03 $6,280,500 3-story, 152-bed residence hall; adjoining 2-story fitness center, new parking lot and landscaping
S.T. Griswold and Co. Inc. Rutland City 1/27/03 $5,113,000 Phased construction of 61-lot affordable housing
The Lodges at Bear Mountain LLC Killington 7/14/03 $1,989,435 One building containing 12 residential condominium units; conditional approval for second
General Electric Co. Rutland Town 11/10/03 $909,000 Construction and use of enhanced security facilities Including a guard house, fencing, gates, etc.
Glenbrook Manufacturing Corp. Castleton 7/22/03 $683,000 80' x 300' building addition; 30' x 76' addition between existing buildings; 8' x 8' building addition
Kalow Technologies Inc. Clarendon 9/22/03 $463,750 Construct 14,400-sf addition to existing facility
Brandon Area Rescue Squad Inc. Brandon 7/28/03 $442,000 60' x 80' , 1 1/2 story structure w/ full basement; 3 ambulance bays
District 2: Windham and Southern Windsor Counties, 19 permits, $24,925,022
Homestead Design Inc. Hartford 6/30/03 $5,628,000 Construct 16 3-story buildings. 10 will contain three 3-bedroom townhomes, 5 will contain two 3-bedroom
Moping Owl Corp. Hartford 4/11/03 $3,000,000 Construct a 6-building office condominium campus totaling 36,000 sf
Bellows Falls Village Rockingham 9/11/03 $2,125,740 Water system and storage improvement
Delta Industries Brattleboro 9/15/03 $1,870,400 Construct a 28,400-sf manufacturing facility on lot 4 to make optic filters
Okemo Mountain Inc. Ludlow 6/5/03 $1,800,000 Expand existing snowmaking pond and dam
Kingswood of Vermont Inc. Dover 1/21/03 $1,645,200 Construct 9 buildings with 18 duplex units
Stratton Mountain School Stratton 5/16/03 $1,500,000 Constructing 70' x 110' addition onto existing field house
Woodstock Resort Corp. Woodstock 1/13/03 $1,311,799 Demolish Paul house and reconstruct
Okemo LLC Ludlow 1/31/03 $1,033,500 Upgrade lift B1 from fixed grip quad chair to detachable quad chair lift
Vermont Academy Rockingham 4/17/03 $800,000 Construct 2,500 sf of new locker room area, 1,000 sf of new entrance lobby renovate existing locker
Twin Farms LLC Barnard 9/22/03 $665,000 Construct Cottage X in a new location
Twin Farms LLC Barnard 11/5/03 $650,000 Exchange the Hamilton lot for permitted Site Y for use as a cottage
Stratton Corp. Stratton 7/22/03 $623,623 Construct remainder of ski trails based on master plan, modifying for less impact on wetlands and wildlife
Russell, Jr. Dimmick/R.S.L. LLC. Royalton 3/6/03 $560,000 Construct a 120' x 80' building for sales and service
Green Mountain Insulation of Vt. Hartford 4/29/03 $470,000 Construct two 5,000-sf warehouses with office space
North Hartland Dry Kilns Inc. Hartland 2/18/03 $400,000 Construct 100' x 200' steel building for lumber storage
Cobur Inc. Brattleboro 9/24/03 $341,760 Demolish existing building to construct a 2,800-sf 4-bay car wash
Magic Mountain Management LLC Londonderry 7/28/03 $250,000 Improve existing snow tubing park
Auto Mall Inc. Brattleboro 4/2/03 $250,000 3,600 sf addition to existing 7,500-sf facility
District 3: Orange & Northern Windsor Counties, 2 permits, $2,301,715
R.E.M. Bradford Development Co. LLC Bradford 4/21/03 $1,515,000 Construction of four new commercial buildings
Randolph Area Community Randolph 2/3/03 $786,715 Construct two buildings, containing a total of eight dwelling units
Development Corp. w/related infrastructure on a 2.4-acre lot
District 4: Chittenden County, 29 permits, $52,819,419
St. Michael’s College Colchester 4/18/03 $12,600,000 Construction of two 3-story residence halls
Sterling Construction Shelburne 4/1/03 $5,795,500 Planned residential development
City of S. Burlington S. Burlington 7/17/03 $5,600,000 Widening of Kennedy Drive from Dorset Street to Williston Road to four lanes
John Larkin S. Burlington 7/23/03 $5,269,670 Construction of 6-story, 113-room elderly housing complex on Lot #6 of Bartlett subdivision
Pine Ridge School Williston 5/23/03 $3,115,100 Two dormitory buildings
Homestead Design Essex Jct. 3/21/03 $2,052,485 30 units of affordable apartments
Husky Injection Molding Systems Inc. Milton 3/14/03 $1,940,400 Construction of 17,650-sf manufacturing addition to hot runner building
Lodging North Inc. S. Burlington 7/14/03 $1,900,000 Addition of 33 suites to existing hotel
Farwater Ltd. S. Burlington 1/31/03 $1,614,000 One additional 44 unit building
Tucker And Michelle Holland Shelburne 7/14/03 $1,400,000 Subdivide 32-acre parcel of land into three building lots
Shelburne Bay Senior Living Community Shelburne 11/12/03 $1,330,000 Addition of 48 senior housing units w/parking
Whitcomb Woods Housing Limited Essex Jct. 7/14/03 $1,054,200 Construction of 20 1-bedroom elderly housing units
Haydenberry Holdings LLC Milton 5/6/03 $939,440 Phase I: construct 3 buildings
Steve Reynolds Milton 4/11/03 $820,500 36-lot subdivision
Chittenden South Supervisory Union Hinesburg 8/4/03 $700,000 Construction of two 18,000-sf athletic fields, parking, grading of second parking area
GP Burlington North LLC Burlington 8/8/03 $675,000 Construction of 10,444-sf footprint addition w/4,436-sf mezzanine to building 21
Bill Dunn/Hillside East Corp. Williston 4/29/03 $649,802 Construct office building with 73 parking spaces/lot 9
Marv Greenberg/Animal Hospital of Vt. Hinesburg 6/13/03 $625,000 Construction of new one-story 4,200-sf animal hospital on lot #7
Bay’s End LLC Shelburne 9/10/03 $620,500 Creation of 5-lot subdivision w/boundary line adjustment w/Perrigo property
University of Vermont Burlington 9/16/03 $573,000 Renovation of carriage house to 2,870-sf admissions visitor center
White Bear LLC Milton 6/2/03 $532,800 7-unit residential townhouse building
Joe Jordan Essex 4/10/03 $526,400 4-lot residential subdivision adjacent to meadow’s edge
Joe Jordan Essex 5/28/03 $479,000 Creation of four residential lots
University Wholesalers dba Round Realty Colchester 6/13/03 $381,622 Construction of 5,479-sf addition to existing building
University of Vermont Essex 6/19/03 $375,300 Demolition and reconstruction of existing Fort Ethan Allen Building #1003/4-unit building
Essex Mini Storage Essex 1/23/03 $340,000 Construction of 20,000-sf commercial record storage
Engelberth Properties Inc. Colchester 8/14/03 $332,450 Construction of 112 space parking lot on lot A-12 to accommodate needs for lots 22 and 24
Spillane’s Towing and Recovery S. Burlington 8/8/03 $327,250 Construction of 8,750-sf commercial building for office, garage/warehouse/lot #35
Kenneth Smith S. Burlington 10/24/03 $250,000 Construction of 7,200-sf commercial building on Lot #24 of Ethan Allen Industrial Park
District 5: Washington & Lamoille Counties,15 permits, $21,355,145
Patrick Malone Montpelier 9/18/03 $4,750,000 Two industrial buildings: a refrigerated warehouse and a storage building for dry goods
Stowe Family Housing Stowe 5/2/03 $4,520,000 42 residential units in five 2-story buildings
Smugglers’ Notch Management Co. Ltd. Cambridge 2/3/03 $3,916,095 118 residential units
Pilgrim Partnership Waterbury 9/19/03 $3,248,000 52,000-sf warehouse and distribution facility for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters
Jewish Community of Greater Stowe Stowe 6/27/03 $946,800 6,000-sf community center and relocation of Stowe bike path
Fred J. Connor/The Connor Group Berlin 2/11/03 $800,000 Phase I of redeveloping building
State of Vermont/Dept. of Buildings Waterbury 2/5/03 $465,000 119 additional parking spaces at four locations
Lamoille County Planning Commission Stowe 1/8/03 $450,000 Southern gateway to Smugglers’ Notch Scenic Highway corridor
John W. Anderson East Montpelier 3/14/03 $393,750 15,750-sf building
Golden Eagle Resort Stowe 2/10/03 $390,000 Addition to existing restaurant building
Randal Lague/Superior Development Ltd. Berlin 8/22/03 $386,000 5,000-sf professional office building
Stephen Levin/Levin Family Trust Stowe 8/20/03 $302,000 3-bedroom cottage and subdivide 3-acre lot for new residence
Hillside Realty LLC Barre Town 7/8/03 $271,000 70' x 70' building to house granite countertop manufacturing facility
RCC Atlantic Inc. Moretown 4/17/03 $263,500 Install telecommunications panel antenna
Dale E. Percy Stowe 1/16/03 $253,000 8,000-sf building for indoor storage and warehouse space
District 6: Franklin & Grand Isle Counties, 13 permits, $70,497,854
Vermont Agency of Transportation Alburg 3/20/03 $55,000,000 Construct 3,584' bridge and remove 330' of existing causeway from old bridge
Vermont Agency of Transportation Highgate 1/28/03 $5,975,628 Reconstruction of Town Highway 3
Vermont Agency of Transportation Berkshire 3/10/03 $2,750,000 Construction of replacement bridge on Vt. Route 118 over Trout River
Yandow/Dousevicz Construction Co. St. Albans Town 2/18/03 $2,000,000 Congregate care facility
JLB St. Albans LLC St. Albans Town 5/21/03 $1,125,000 3-lot commercial subdivision: bank, fast food restaurant, 11,500-sf building
Joe Stuart Georgia 6/13/03 $721,986 Create a 42-unit prd w/18 single-family homes, 23 townstyle units
Grand Isle Enterprises, LLP Grand Isle 7/11/03 $675,000 Subdivide tract of land into two lots and construct 16-unit multifamily housing project on lot 2
Sunhill Food of Vermont Swanton 8/18/03 $575,000 8,000-sf manufacturing addition, 1,000-sf lunchroom addition, 300-sf boiler room addition to existing building
James & Janet Harrison Georgia 2/10/03 $480,000 Construction of concrete batching plant
Church of the Rock St. Albans 8/13/03 $400,500 Construct 3,200-sf addition to existing church and modifications to entrance
Ingleside Equity Group St. Albans 4/7/03 $272,740 Subdivide 9.8 acres into 10 single-family residential lots
Town of North Hero North Hero 8/8/03 $265,000 Construct two 3,000-gallon water storage tanks
Bruno & Stephane Fantin Isle La Motte 4/3/03 $257,000 Construct 8,400-sf warehouse addition to existing warehouse building
District 7: Caledonia, Orleans, & Essex Counties, 9 permits, $7,345,959
Jay Peak Inc. Jay 4/15/03 $1,995,000 Construct #14 and condos #4 and #5
NVDA Lyndon 2/10/03 $1,045,029 Construct 21,000-sf office facility/warehouse/job training facility
City of Newport Newport 2/4/03 $987,530 Construct 2.0 miles of non-motorized path
Northeast Kingdom Learning Services Inc. Barton 6/2/03 $665,000 Construct 10,800-sf educational building
Corner Medical Associates Lyndon 9/11/03 $653,000 Construct 900-sf addition to existing former system sales building
Jay Peak Inc. Jay 3/17/03 $590,000 Construct townhouse #8 (second 4-unit building) in Village II
St. Johnsbury Automobile Co. LLC St. Johnsbury 7/9/03 $575,000 Demolish existing building and construct a new 14,000-sf sales/repair facility
Cumberland Farms Inc. Newport 6/11/03 $485,400 Demolish existing store and construct new convenience store, gas pumps, etc.
Northern New England Assembly of God Hardwick 2/3/03 $350,000 Construct 5,766-sf church and related parking, landscaping, etc.
District 8: Bennington County, 7 permits, $8,371,015
Bennington Acres Bennington 2/20/03 $3,200,000 Construct new 80-room Hampton Inn on 2.52 acres
John & Jim Hand/Hand Motors Manchester 1/15/03 $1,766,220 Expansion of car dealership; construction of 20,851-sf parts and service bldg.
RAHC Manchester 5/19/03 $1,113,886 Construct 15 units affordable housing in three buildings; parking for 32 cars
Wendy’s of New York Inc. Bennington 8/1/03 $862,500 Construct 94-seat, 3,000-sf Wendy’s restaurant
American Museum of Fly Fishing Manchester 10/24/03 $595,586 Demolish, renovate and restore portions of main house to be used as museum gallery
Oly Equinox Holdings LLC Manchester 6/4/03 $482,823 Revisions to parking lot at Equinox Hotel
District 9: Addison County, 2 permits, $2,375,000
Town of Manchester Manchester 11/24/03 $350,000 Construct multipurpose athletic field, 360' x 225' w/ 4 70' high light fixtures
Town of Middlebury Middlebury 7/2/03 $2,100,000 Construct 7,621-sf building
Delineation Corp. Middlebury 11/13/03 $275,000 Construction 30,000-sf industrial warehouse building