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Title 29 : Public Property and Supplies


(Cite as: 29 V.S.A. § 170)
  • § 170. Parking in State parking lots

    (a) The Commissioner of Buildings and General Services is authorized to place signs and markings on land or in structures owned or leased by the State, including State parking lots, directing the parking, stopping, standing, and operation of motor vehicles. The driver or owner of any motor vehicle in a State-owned or controlled parking lot shall obey the instructions of any applicable posted sign or marking.

    (b) Any sign or marking shall be presumed to have been placed at the direction of the Commissioner unless the contrary is established by competent evidence.

    (c) On land or in structures owned or leased by the State under the jurisdiction of the Commissioner, the Commissioner or designee, or an enforcement officer, is authorized, pursuant to 23 V.S.A. § 1102, to move, remove, or immobilize, or cause to be moved, removed, or immobilized, any motor vehicle that is stopped, parked, standing, or being operated contrary to applicable posted signs and markings or in the event of an emergency at the expense of the owner of the motor vehicle. (Added 1997, No. 62, § 6, eff. June 26, 1997; amended 1999, No. 29, § 41, eff. May 19, 1999; 2001, No. 61, § 35, eff. June 16, 2001.)