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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 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 077 : Trees and Plants

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 3604)
  • § 3604. Exemptions

    The cutting, felling, or destruction of a tree or the harvest of timber by the following shall not be subject to a civil action under section 3606 of this title or a criminal penalty under section 3606a of this title:

    (1) The Agency of Transportation, or its representatives, conducting vegetation management.

    (2) A municipality conducting brush removal subject to the requirements of 19 V.S.A. § 904.

    (3) A utility conducting vegetation management within the boundaries of the utility’s established right-of-way.

    (4) [Repealed.]

    (5) A railroad conducting vegetation management.

    (6) A licensed surveyor establishing boundaries between abutting parcels under 27 V.S.A. § 4. (Added 2009, No. 147 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; amended 2015, No. 106 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)