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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 153 : TOWN OF STOWE

Subchapter 002 : GENERAL POWERS OF THE TOWN

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 153, § 202)
  • § 153-202. Powers of the Town

    (a) The Town shall have all of the powers granted to towns and municipal corporations by the Constitution and laws of this State. It may enact ordinances, bylaws, and regulations not inconsistent with the Constitution of Vermont or with this charter, and impose penalties for the violation thereof.

    (b) The Town may acquire real property within or without its corporate limits for any Town purpose, in fee simple or lesser interest or estate, by purchase, gift, devise, or lease, and may sell, lease, mortgage, hold, manage, and control such real property as its interests may require. The Town may further acquire property within its corporate limits by condemnation where such authority is granted to towns by the statutes of the State of Vermont.

    (c) In this charter, no mention of a particular power shall be construed to be exclusive or to restrict the scope of the powers which the Town would have if the particular power were not mentioned. (Amended 2001, No. M-7, § 2, eff. May 21, 2001; 2013, No. M-4, § 2, eff. May 8, 2013.)