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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 083 : Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Subchapter 001 : General Provisions

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 2606a)
  • § 2606a. Mountaintop use as communications sites

    (a) State policy. It is hereby adopted as State policy to permit limited use of designated State-owned land under the jurisdiction of the Department for electronic communications broadcasting by both public and private entities. Use of the designated sites shall be in compliance with the policy set forth herein under the management of government and private users of the mountaintops. This policy implementation has the objectives of:

    (1) protecting State-owned mountaintops from the development of new communications facilities that have a significant adverse environmental impact;

    (2) protecting mountaintop communication signals from interference by existing or subsequent users; and

    (3) maximizing use of limited mountaintop facilities through consolidation of equipment, efficient development and economic management of each site.

    (b) Specific sites.

    (1) Mountaintop designation. The State-owned mountaintops to which this section shall apply are: Ascutney Mountain North Peak and Ascutney Mountain South Peak, Burke Mountain, Okemo Mountain, and Killington Mountain.

    (2)-(5) [Repealed.] (Added 1993, No. 233 (Adj. Sess.), § 63, eff. June 21, 1994; amended 1995, No. 185 (Adj. Sess.), § 10d, eff. May 22, 1996; 2009, No. 135 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; 2009, No. 135 (Adj. Sess.), § 26(4)(B).)