The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 013 : SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS; TAKING PROPERTY FOR PUBLIC PURPOSES(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 5, § 1305)
§ 5-1305. Special assessmentSewers and drains
Every person whose particular drain shall empty into any common sewer, either at the time of the construction of the common sewer or thereafter, or who in the opinion of the City Council shall receive benefit thereby for draining the person's premises, or whose lands shall be benefited by the proximity of such common sewer, or the owners of lands adjoining or abutting streets in which a common sewer is to be laid, may upon notice be assessed by said City Council a just share toward the expense of laying and constructing such common sewer. Such assessment shall be and remain until paid a lien in the nature of a tax upon the land assessed.