Vermont Act 250 (1970) is a unique statute containing ten criteria, the purpose of which are to ensure that large-scale development projects go forward without burdening the environment, local services, and Vermont’s tax payers.

Take advantage of an A-to-Z index of municipal law—from topics such as abatement of taxes, posting of roads and property, hunting licenses, open meetings, and appointment of fire wardens, all the way to zoning permits.

This is not a test. This is merely a punch list of items town officials might use if they wanted to check to see whether things in town are up to snuff. Some of the items are not the law; they are simply recommendations based on experience.

Serving in local office is a great way to give something back to your community and to the state. Why not take a turn serving your local community? Local officials are either elected at town meeting or appointed by the legislative body.

This page was last updated: 2014-03-08