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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 151 : State Land Use and Development Plans

Subchapter 003 : Use and Development Plans

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 6046)
  • § 6046. Approval of Governor and Legislature

    (a) Upon approval of a Capability and Development or Interim Land Capability Plan by the Board, it shall submit the plan to the Governor for approval. The Governor shall approve the Plan, or disapprove the Plan or any portion of a Plan, within 30 days of receipt. If the Governor fails to act, the plan shall be deemed approved by the Governor. This section shall also apply to any amendment of a Plan.

    (b) After approval by the Governor, plans pursuant to section 6042 of this title shall be submitted to the General Assembly when next in session for approval. A Plan shall be considered adopted for the purposes of subdivision 6086(a)(9) of this title when adopted by the act of the General Assembly. No permit shall be issued or denied by a District Commission or Environmental Board that is contrary to or inconsistent with a local plan, capital program, or municipal bylaw governing land use, unless it is shown and specifically found that the proposed use will have a substantial impact or effect on surrounding towns, the region, or an overriding interest of the State and the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens and residents thereof requires otherwise. (Added 1969, No. 250 (Adj. Sess.), § 23, eff. April 4, 1970; amended 1973, No. 85, § 5; 1983, No. 114 (Adj. Sess.), § 3.)