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BILL AS INTRODUCED 2007-2008

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H.301

Introduced by Representative Turner of Milton

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Conservation; Act 250; small  homebuilder exemption

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to exempt from the Act 250 definition of “development” the construction of up to five residential units per year by a person who did not subdivide the land and who is not otherwise subject to Act 250 jurisdiction.

AN ACT RELATING TO A SMALL HOMEBUILDER EXEMPTION FROM ACT 250

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  10 V.S.A. § 6001(3)(D) is amended to read:

(D)  The word "development" does not include:

(i)  The construction of improvements for farming, logging, or forestry purposes below the elevation of 2,500 feet.

(ii)  The construction of improvements for an electric generation or transmission facility that requires a certificate of public good under section 30 V.S.A. § 248 or a natural gas facility as defined in subdivision 30 V.S.A.

§ 248(a)(3).

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(vi)  The construction of up to five units of housing per calendar year by a person, on land not subdivided by the person, provided that the person is not otherwise subject to the jurisdiction of this chapter.



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The Vermont General Assembly
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Montpelier, Vermont


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