Vermont Wetland Rules (Vermont)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Vermont

Applies to States or Provinces Vermont
Name Vermont Wetland Rules (Vermont)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-05-23
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary
Information Source


A permit is required for any activity within a Class I or Class II wetland or wetland buffer zone which is not an allowed use. Activity in Class I or Class II wetland or its associated buffer zone is prohibited unless it is an allowed use or authorized by a permit, etc. Applicants have the burden to show that a proposed activity in Class I or Class II wetland or its buffer zone complies with rules and will not have undue adverse effect on protected functions and values.

Policy Contact

Department Department of Environmental Conservation
Division Watershed Management Division
Address 1 National Life Drive, Main 2
Place Montpelier
Zip/Postal Code 5620
Phone 802.828.1535

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: 10 V.S.A. Chapter 37 and §905(7)