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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 24 : Municipal and County Government

Chapter 061 : Regulatory Provisions; Police Power of Municipalities

Subchapter 010 : Salvage Yards

(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 2242)
  • § 2242. Requirement for operation or maintenance

    (a) A person shall not operate, establish, or maintain a salvage yard unless the person:

    (1) holds a certificate of approval for the location of the salvage yard; and

    (2) holds a certificate of registration issued by the Secretary to operate, establish, or maintain a salvage yard.

    (b) The issuance of a certificate of registration under subsection (a) of this section shall not relieve a salvage yard from the obligation to comply with existing State and federal environmental laws and to obtain all permits required under State or federal environmental law.

    (c) The Secretary may require a person to obtain a salvage yard certificate of registration under this section upon a determination, based on available information, that the person has taken action to circumvent the requirements of this subchapter.

    (d) Prior to issuing a certificate of registration, the Secretary shall obtain written acknowledgment that the person seeking the certificate is aware of, and will comply with, the requirements for buying, selling, transporting, and keeping records concerning nonferrous scrap, metal articles, proprietary articles, and railroad scrap pursuant to 9 V.S.A. chapter 82. (Added 1969, No. 98, § 1; amended 1983, No. 185 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 2009, No. 56, § 5; 2009, No. 93 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; 2023, No. 31, § 2, eff. July 1, 2023.)