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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 011 : CITY OF ST. ALBANS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 11, § 20)
  • § 20. Ordinances; enforcement

    (a) The violation of an ordinance, regulation, or bylaw adopted by the City, including zoning and subdivision bylaws adopted pursuant to 24 V.S.A. chapter 117, as the same may be amended from time to time, may be prosecuted as a civil action in the Vermont Superior Court, Vermont Environmental Court, or other appropriate forum.

    (b) All penalties collected for the violation of an ordinance, regulation, or bylaw shall be paid over to the City except for any surcharge allowed by law to be retained by the court.

    (c) A Superior Court or Environmental Court judge shall have the jurisdiction to enjoin the violation of an ordinance or rule, but the election of the City to proceed under this subsection shall not prevent its proceeding under subsection (a) of this section. (Amended 2009, No. M-23 (Adj. Sess.), § 21, eff. May 20, 2010.)