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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 221 : VILLAGE OF ESSEX JUNCTION

Subchapter 001 : POWERS OF THE VILLAGE

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 221, § 1.07)
  • § 221-1.07. Additional powers

    In addition to powers otherwise conferred upon it by law, the Village is authorized:

    (a) To adopt and enforce ordinances relating to making and installation of local improvements including curbs, sidewalks, sewers, drainage systems, water systems, and streets; requiring the installation of any or all of such improvements in a manner specified by the Village as a condition precedent to the issuance of a zoning permit; apportioning part or all of the expenses of such improvements against property owners benefitted thereby; providing for the collection of such assessments and penalties for nonpayment.

    (b) To adopt and enforce ordinances regulating or prohibiting the use of firearms, air rifles, and devices having a capacity to inflict personal injury to the extent such ordinances are consistent with State law.

    (c) To adopt and enforce ordinances relating to the use, protection, care, and management of all public facilities and systems of the Village.

    (d) To adopt and enforce ordinances relating to marathons, bicycle races, fund raising activities, and other organized events in or upon public streets and sidewalks.

    (e) To adopt and enforce ordinances relating to the prevention of riots, noises, nuisances, disturbances, and disorderly assembly; to provide for the enforcement of penalties for violation and non-performance; and to require permits for use of public lands and highways.