The Vermont Statutes Online
§ 2501a. Definitions
As used in this chapter:
(1) "Public place" means municipal property, including a municipal park, a recreation area, or a municipal building. "Public place" shall not include any municipal forestland or property that is subject to any ownership interest held by the Agency of Transportation.
(2) "Public way" means a right-of-way held by a municipality, including a town highway.
(3) "Shade tree" means a shade or ornamental tree located in whole or in part within the limits of a public way or public place, provided that the tree:
(A) was planted by the municipality; or
(B) is designated as a shade tree pursuant to a municipal shade tree preservation plan pursuant to section 2502 of this title. (Added 2019, No. 171 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2020.)