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so that all residents, government services, businesses, and the like can take advantage of existing and developing technologies. Reliable high-speed internet access is a priority for Colchester to be a leader in the emerging global creative economy. However this should not come at the expense of the character of Colchester. In recent years, the State of Vermont has exempted the location of telecommunication facilities from local land use regulations. It is anticipated that this exemption will sunset in 2019 and the Town will be able to apply its Development Regulations to such facilities. If the State provides a more permanent exemption, the Development Regulations should be revised accordingly. If local reviews are allowed again, this section of the Regulations should continue to be revisited, to ensure that new advances in equipment can be accommodated in Colchester, in balance with our land use plans.

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Town of Colchester's 2019 Town Plan  

The Town of Colchester's 2019 Town Plan is the long-term (20+ year) plan for the community that, while primarily focusing on land use, provi...

Town of Colchester's 2019 Town Plan  

The Town of Colchester's 2019 Town Plan is the long-term (20+ year) plan for the community that, while primarily focusing on land use, provi...