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The Goal-3000 Pairs of Socks Has Been Reached and Surpassed-But Woodstock Community Sock Collection Will Continue Until November 22nd!

The ambitious goal for the determined 7 year old named Preston O’Donnell of Bradford, Vermont was realized with a total of 3,916 pairs of socks collected for ‘Socktober’!!
congratulations Preston!

The Woodstock Community can STILL add to that total until November 22nd as we continue to ‘Warm Thy Neighbor’ with pairs of new, warm socks.

A collection box for new, warm socks for men, women & children is placed in the Lobby of the Woodstock Town Hall.

Donations are welcome during Town Hall regular hours (8:00AM – 4:30PM Monday – Friday) and when The Pentangle Arts/Town Hall Theater is open for movies and entertainment in the evenings and on weekends.

The collection box will be in place until Friday, November 22nd.

If you have any questions, please contact Lynn Beach, Woodstock Planning & Zoning Office,
(802) 457-7515 or email:

Thank you for your donations!



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The Woodstock Village Development Review Board has an immediate vacancy. The Board holds hearings and makes decisions on Village land use permits. The Board holds regular meetings on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.

For more information or to submit a letter of interest, contact Michael E. Brands, AICP, Town/Village Planner by email at or by mail at: Town of Woodstock, P.O. Box 488, Woodstock, VT 05091. Office phone is (802) 457-7515.

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Please click the link below for a summary of the newly adopted Dangerous and Vacant Buildings and Property Ordinance.


The Ordinance becomes effective August 18, 2019.



Summary of Dangerous Building and Property Ordinance



For questions regarding this Ordinance, please contact the Municipal Manager’s Office at (802) 457-3456.

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The Woodstock Select Board have CONTINUED the Public Hearing in accordance with 24 V.S.A. §4442, to amend Section 526 Short Term Rentals of the Town Zoning Regulations.  The Five Acre and Forestry exemptions are to be removed from Sections 301, 302 and 526.  A Conditional Use review shall be required for all Short Term Rentals per Section 526 A.


Said hearing has been moved to December 2019. A date will be forthcoming. The hearing will be held at the Town Hall, all interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard.


By order of L. D. Sutherland, Select Board Chairperson


Copies of the amendment are available at the Town Hall and can be viewed at the Norman Williams Public Library.  For more information call Town Planner, Michael E. Brands, AICP: 457-7515.

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The Woodstock Economic Development Commission, charged with managing the allocation of funds received from the 1% local options tax, has established a decision making process and specific guidelines for awarding grants for Events and Community Projects.  These guidelines reflect the Commission’s interpretation of the article that was adopted at the Woodstock Town Meeting on March 3, 2015 and is subject to the approval of the Woodstock Selectboard.

For more information, click on the following:

Woodstock EDC Decision Making Guidelines

Woodstock EDC Sponsorship Guidelines

Woodstock EDC Event Sponsorship Program Rubric

Woodstock EDC Special Project Rubric

SELECT BOARD Presentation – Community Meeting (click here to review Powerpoint presentation)