The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 24: Municipal and County Government

Chapter 109: FENCES AND FENCE VIEWERS

24 V.S.A. § 3810. Duties of fence viewers; division; penalty; appeal



§ 3810. Duties of fence viewers; division; penalty; appeal

On request, the fence viewers, or a majority of them, shall examine fences within the town and a division shall be made by them in cases proper for them to determine. If a fence viewer neglects to perform the duties required of him or her, he or she shall forfeit to the party aggrieved $5.00, with costs to be recovered in an action of tort on this statute. Either party may appeal from the decision of the fence viewers to a district or superior court if such appeal is claimed within two hours from the rendition of the decision. Such appeal shall be taken as provided by chapter 109 of Title 12. (Amended 1965, No. 194, § 10, operative Feb. 1, 1967; 1973, No. 193 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. April 9, 1974.)