2011 Vermont Code
Title 19 Highways
Chapter 1 STATE HIGHWAY LAW
§ 35 Entrance upon lands for survey


19 VT Stats § 35. (2011 through Adj Sess) What's This?

§ 35. Entrance upon lands for survey

Employees or agents of the agency, a municipality, or a utility authorized by law shall be allowed to enter a property for the purpose of making the necessary surveys and examinations for construction of or improvements and repairs to transportation and utility facilities, doing as little damage as possible, subject to liability for actual damages. Whenever practicable, advance notice of the proposed survey or examination shall be given to the owner or occupant of the property to be entered. No owner or occupant of property entered upon under authority of this section shall be liable for any property damage or personal injury resulting from work done by the agency, a municipality or a utility under authority of this section. (Added 1985, No. 269 (Adj. Sess.), { 1; amended 1995, No. 60, { 40, eff. April 25, 1995; 1995, No. 183 (Adj. Sess.), { 18i, eff. May 22, 1996.)

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