Burlington, Vermont

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Zoning for Burlington, VT

Largest Zones in Burlington, VT


    The Zoning Map for the City of Burlington in VT divides the city’s real estate into zones differentiated according to land use and building regulations.

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    What is the Land Use Allocation in Burlington, VT?

    The following table illustrates how land is allocated for various uses within the Burlington, VT as defined by city ordinances.

    Permitted Use TypePermitted Use Sub TypePercentageArea(sq. m)
    Eating and drinking establishments44.65%6194.29
    General retail83.94%11645.44
    Personal services18.73%2598.01
    Professional services18.32%2541.26
    Residential care facilities53.04%7359.29
    Schools and universities97.96%13590.07
    Transportation facilities and infrastructure31.73%4402.74
    Communal housing53.04%7359.29
    Dwellings (unspecified)1.05%145.52
    Mobile home park39.29%5451.41
    Multi family dwelling16.37%2271.37
    Single family dwelling48.48%6725.82
    Two family dwelling49.61%6883.37
    Automobile related uses9.26%1285.26
    General commercial0.76%105.07
    Non-retail sales17.1%2372.16
    Professional office10.2%1415.81
    Research and laboratory facilities28.05%3891.88
    Equipment rental and repair services (excluding automobiles)21.75%3017.34
    General industrial5.86%812.45
    Hazardous materials handling or processing4.03%559.59
    Storage and warehouses41.81%5800.76
    Parking garage or lot16.9%2345.15
    Agricultural and hunting96.45%13380.91
    Utility structures0.76%105.07

    What is Zoning Code?

    Zoning codes have shaped major U.S. cities for over a century, serving as the backbone of urban development by defining the permissible land uses and activities within neighborhoods. Zoning regulations enable cities to exercise control over the use and development of land, establishing clear guidelines for commercial, industrial, residential, and agricultural purposes. Essentially, zoning determines the possibilities and limitations for construction on a property.

    How does Zoning Impact Real Estate Values?

    Zoning plays a pivotal role in the entire lifecycle of a home and significantly influences various stages. Extensive research conducted by Zillow has underscored the importance of zoning regulations, showing their impact on home values. According to Zillow Research, housing markets with stricter land use regulations experienced the highest growth in home values. In fact, the most restrictive metropolitan areas witnessed an average appreciation of 23.4%, more than double that of the least restrictive metros. It's worth noting that zoning regulations are determined locally, and different cities may have varying degrees of restrictiveness. Furthermore, even within a city's zoning system, individual zones can vary in their level of restrictions, including different types of single-family zones. Zoneomics offers the most detailed coverage of zoning data, providing valuable insights for you to integrate and grow your database. These insights encompass permitted land uses, re-zonings, variances, density controls, built form controls, envelopes, housing supply data, employment generation, underutilized parcels, short-term rental permissibility, as well as information on proponents and developers. With Zoneomics, you gain access to an extensive array of zoning-related information to enhance your understanding and decision-making.