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The statutes were updated in November, 2018, and contain all actions of the
2018 legislative session.

Title 29 : Public Property and Supplies

Chapter 014 : NATURAL GAS AND OIL CONSERVATION

Subchapter 007 : MISCELLANEOUS

(Cite as: 29 V.S.A. § 566)
  • § 566. Construction

    (a) This chapter shall be liberally construed so as to effect the purposes set forth in section 502 of this chapter.

    (b) The provisions of this chapter shall supersede all local laws and regulations relating to oil and gas development insofar as they may specify performance standards, methods, materials, procedures, or equipment to be used by a well operator.

    (c) The provisions of this chapter shall not supersede local laws and regulations which provide for:

    (1) specific uses permitted or prohibited in land use or zoning districts;

    (2) other matters not fully covered by state law, regulation, or rule of the board, to the extent that local regulation does not conflict or interfere with state regulation. (Added 1981, No. 240 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. April 28, 1982.)