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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 009 : CITY OF RUTLAND

Subchapter 005 : ORDINANCES

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 9, § 5.03)
  • § 9-5.3. Violation of ordinances

    (a) The Board of Aldermen may provide penalties for the violation of any ordinance, regulation, or bylaw. In no case shall the penalty exceed imprisonment for one year or a fine of $500.00, or both, per violation.

    (b) In any prosecution for a nuisance arising under this charter or under any ordinance, which results in a conviction, the court may order the nuisance complained of to be removed or abated. The expense of removing or abating the nuisance shall be imposed on the offender.

    (c) A person violating any ordinance, regulation, or bylaw of the City shall be liable in damages to the City or to the person who shall sustain damage as the direct result of said violation. Damages may be recovered in an action declaring upon such ordinance, regulation, or bylaw.