Planning Commission


Stephen Willbanks (Chair)

Stuart Crocker

Donald Graham

Michael Scanlan

Martha Walke

Chrissy Jamieson

Greg Colling

Jason Schumacher

Tom Scull

The group can be contacted at

The Strafford Planning Commission currently consists of nine members appointed by the Selectboard. The duties of the Planning Commission are set forth in 24 V.S.A.§ 4325 and include preparing and amending the Town Plan, zoning bylaws and subdivision regulations, and undertaking studies and making recommendations on matters of land development.


The Planning Commission does not have an office or office hours, but Martha Walke can be contacted by leaving a message at the Town Office or by emailing

The Planning Commission has meetings every third Monday of the month at 7:00 pm at  the Morrill Homestead Education Center. These meetings are open to the public.


For specific forms for development and construction see the Zoning or Form section of the town website or contact Brian Johnson.

Planning Commission Meeting


Public Hearing Notice & Meeting Agenda

7 p.m., Mon., Aug. 16, 2021

Location:  Justin Morrill Education Center

ZOOM & Phone-In options:


Public Hearing: Proposed revisions to the Strafford Town Plan @ 7 p.m.

Available from the Town Clerk are links to the Town Plan Public Notice; Town Plan Report; Strafford Town Plan draft with track changes & Town Plan Maps.


August Meeting Agenda: (1) Approve draft minutes for 6/21/’21 & Special Mtg. draft minutes for 7/28/’21; (2) Discussion re: Public Hearing; (3) Update on Community Solar Projects; (4) Update on technical review of housing provisions in draft Unified Bylaw; (5) Other business; (6) next mtg.: 9/20/’21.