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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 105 : TOWN OF BERLIN

Subchapter 008 : SPECIAL PROCEDURES

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 105, § 82)
  • § 105-82. Ordinances

    (a) Town legislation shall be by ordinance. The Selectboard shall have the power to adopt, amend, repeal, and revise ordinances and provide for their enforcement as provided by law. The procedures regarding the adoption, amendment, repeal, or revision of ordinances shall be as provided by law.

    (b) Ordinances adopted by the Selectboard shall be subject to rescission by vote at a special or annual Town meeting pursuant to the applicable provisions of general law.

    (c) A book of ordinances shall be prepared and kept by the Selectboard or its designee. The book of ordinances shall be indexed according to subject matter and shall contain all ordinances adopted, amended, repealed, or revised by the Selectboard or the voters of the Town. A current copy of the book of ordinances shall be on file at the Town Clerk's office.

    (d) The book shall also include a copy of the Administrative Code and a copy of this charter.

    (e) The Town of Berlin shall have the power to adopt ordinances to regulate the cleanup of hazardous materials and to impose penalties or take other actions to regulate or prevent false fire and police alarms.