You can contact VLCT - they may be able to look at your regs and interpret.
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From: "Adrienne Raymond" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2012 3:51 PM
Subject: Re: pre-existing use
> Hi Gail, Our zoning does not allow uses to restart if they have been
> discontinued for 2 or more years and intent is not enough to prove
> continuous use. I would require a new conditional use permit. He would
> have lost his pre-existing status by not operating for that many years.
> Adrienne Raymond, ShrewsburyZA
>> From: "Tinmouth, Vermont" <[log in to unmask]>
>> Reply-To: Vermont Municipal Government Discussion Network
>> <[log in to unmask]>
>> Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2012 13:40:26 -0400
>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Subject: Re: pre-existing use
>> Hi All,
>> I have a new owner of a parcel that once was a gravel pit,
>> grandfathered as it exisited prior to our adoption of zoning
>> regulations. It has not been operated as a gravel pit for at least a
>> dozen years. He wants to know what he has to do to sell
>> gravel. Doesn't need Act 250 as it meets thier criteria as pre-existing.
>> We allow gravel and sand pits as a conditional use. Does the new
>> owner need to obtain a conditional use permit?
>> Our regulations speak to non-conforming uses and structures, but does
>> not mention this situation - conditional use.
>> Any thoughts would be most welcome!
>> Thanks in advance.