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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 157 : TOWN OF WINDSOR

Subchapter 006 : PROCEDURAL MATTERS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 157, § 28)
  • § 157-28. Ordinances

    (a) Town ordinances or rules may be adopted, amended, repealed, or enforced as provided by law or this charter. The Selectboard shall have the power to enact any ordinance or rule which it specifically finds necessary and desirable for the promotion of the public health, safety, welfare, or convenience of the Town or its citizens.

    (b) A Town ordinance may provide:

    (1) that any professional fees or costs incurred by the Town in the enforcement of any ordinance shall be charged to the violator; those charges shall constitute a lien against real property or a levy against personal property and shall be enforced within the time and in the manner provided for the collection of taxes on real or personal property.

    (2) that the Selectboard may authorize the Town Attorney to bring an action in the name of the Town of Windsor for any relief which the Selectboard may deem appropriate for the enforcement of any Town ordinance. (Amended 1999, No. M-12 (Adj. Sess.), § 18, eff. May 9, 2000; 2005, No. M-13 (Adj. Sess.), § 12, eff. May 17, 2006.)