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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 23 : Motor Vehicles

Chapter 019 : Parking; Police Courts

(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 1753)
  • § 1753. Ordinances authorizing removal

    The selectboard of a town, the trustees of a village, or the board of aldermen of a city may enact ordinances authorizing the removal of motor vehicles parked without authorization on publicly or privately owned land and including, by illustration and not limitation, public, municipal, or private parking lots, drives, and ways. The owner of the motor vehicle may be required to pay reasonable towing and storage charges, as determined by the legislative body of the municipality, for which a lien may be imposed against the motor vehicle and its owner, or both, which may be in addition to any criminal penalty. (Added 1967, No. 292 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; amended 1977, No. 249 (Adj. Sess.), § 4, eff. April 19, 1978; 1983, No. 47, § 2; 1989, No. 9, § 1.)