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Title 24 : Municipal and County Government

Chapter 061 : REGULATORY PROVISIONS; POLICE POWER OF MUNICIPALITIES

Subchapter 010 : Salvage Yards

(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 2272)
  • § 2272. Removal of junk motor vehicles

    (a) A junk motor vehicle discovered in violation of section 2271 of this title shall be removed from view of the main traveled way of the highway by the owner of the land upon which it is discovered, upon receiving written notice from the Agency of Transportation to do so, if such owner holds title to the motor vehicle.

    (b) If the owner of the land upon which a junk motor vehicle is discovered in violation of section 2271 of this title does not hold or disclaims title and the true owner of the motor vehicle is known or can be ascertained, the motor vehicle owner shall dispose of such motor vehicle in such a manner that it is no longer visible from the main traveled way of the highway upon receiving written notice from the Agency of Transportation to do so.

    (c) The owner of land upon which a motor vehicle is left in violation of this section or section 2271 of this title may, without incurring any civil liability or criminal penalty to the owner or lienholders of such vehicle, cause the vehicle to be removed from the place where it is discovered to any other place on any property owned by him or her, or from the property, in accordance with 23 V.S.A. § 2152. The provisions of 23 V.S.A. chapter 21, subchapter 7 (abandoned motor vehicles) shall govern the identification, reclamation, and disposal of such vehicles.

    (d) [Repealed.]  (Added 1969, No. 98, § 1; amended 1973, No. 164 (Adj. Sess.), § 8; 1981, No. 87, § 4; 1983, No. 185 (Adj. Sess.), § 7; 1989, No. 39; 2003, No. 101 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; 2015, No. 50, § 24.)