The Vermont Statutes Online
Title 24 : Municipal and County Government
Chapter 036 : MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 1201)
§ 1201. Definitions
As used in this chapter:
(1) “Contested hearing” means one of the following:
(A) A case in which an applicant for a land use permit under 10 V.S.A. chapter 151 is required to obtain local Act 250 review of municipal impacts by a municipality that has taken steps required under section 4420 of this title to allow it to conduct that local review.
(B) A hearing, under chapter 117 of this title, which will be subject to review on the record, as determined under procedures established in that chapter.
(C) A hearing which a provision of law requires to be heard according to procedures established in this chapter.
(D) A hearing by a municipal body which is not required by law to be conducted according to procedures established in this chapter, but which the municipality elects to conduct in accordance with this chapter.
(2) “Directly or indirectly interested” means a financial or personal involvement in the contested hearing or with any party.
(3) “Local board” means the entity authorized to conduct a contested hearing.
(4)(A) “Party,” for purposes of proceedings under chapter 117 of this title, other than those related to local Act 250 review of municipal impacts, means “interested person,” as defined by subsection 4465(b) of this title.
(B) “Party,” for purposes of local Act 250 review of municipal impacts, means a person whose interests, under relevant provisions of 10 V.S.A. § 6086(a) being reviewed at the municipal level, may be affected by a proposed development or subdivision, as those terms are defined in 10 V.S.A. chapter 151. “Party” for purposes of other proceedings under this chapter, shall have the meaning established under statutes controlling those proceedings.
(C) “Party,” for purposes of other proceedings under this chapter, shall have the meaning established under statutes controlling those proceedings. (Added 1993, No. 232 (Adj. Sess.), § 44, eff. March 15, 1995; amended 2003, No. 115 (Adj. Sess.), § 76, eff. Jan. 31, 2005.)