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Title 24 : Municipal and County Government


(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 1977)
  • § 1977. Complaint for municipal civil ordinance violations

    (a) The complaint in a municipal civil case shall be signed by the issuing municipal official. The original copy shall be filed with the Judicial Bureau, a copy shall be retained by the issuing municipal official, and two copies shall be given to the defendant.

    (b) The municipal official may void or amend the municipal complaint issued by that official by so marking the complaint and sending it to the Judicial Bureau.

    (c) The Court Administrator shall approve an appropriate summons and complaint form, pursuant to 4 V.S.A. § 1105(a), to implement the assessment of the full and waiver penalty provisions of this section. (Added 1993, No. 237 (Adj. Sess.), § 5, eff. Nov. 1, 1994; amended 1997, No. 121 (Adj. Sess.), § 18; 1999, No. 58, § 4, eff. Sept. 1, 1999; 1999, No. 160 (Adj. Sess.), § 28.)