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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 067 : Parks and Shade Trees

(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 2501a)
  • § 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.)