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Title 24 : Municipal and County Government

Chapter 117 : Municipal and Regional Planning and Development

Subchapter 001 : General Provisions; Definitions

(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 4304)
  • § 4304. Planning and land use manual

    (a) The Commissioner of Housing and Community Development shall prepare, maintain, and distribute from time to time to all municipalities a manual setting forth:

    (1) a copy of this chapter, together with all amendments thereof;

    (2) examples of land planning policies, and maps and documents prepared in conformance with plan requirements;

    (3) an explanation and illustrative examples of bylaws, capital programs, budgets, and procedures authorized in this chapter; and

    (4) other explanatory material and data which will aid municipalities in the preparation of plans, capital budgets, programs, and the administration of bylaws authorized in this chapter.

    (b) The Commissioner of Housing and Community Development shall, from time to time, confer with interested persons with a view toward ensuring the maintenance of such manual in a form most useful to those regions and municipalities making use of it.

    (c) Sections of this manual may be cited in any plan or bylaw in the same manner as citations of this chapter, and may be incorporated by reference in any plan bylaw. (Added 1967, No. 334 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. March 23, 1968; amended 1971, No. 257 (Adj. Sess.), § 22, eff. April 11, 1972; 1975, No. 164 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 1995, No. 190 (Adj. Sess.), § 1(a); 2013, No. 146 (Adj. Sess.), § 5, eff. May 27, 2014.)