Notice of Ordinance for the Control of Vehicles Driving to the Right

Village of Woodstock, Vermont
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Notice of Ordinance for the control of Vehicles Driving to the Right

On September 14, 2021, the Trustees of the Village of Woodstock, Vermont, adopted the Ordinance for the Control of Vehicles Driving to the Right. This notice is published pursuant to 24 V.S.A. § 1972 to inform the public of these ordinances and of the citizens’ right to petition for a vote to disapprove these ordinances.

This Ordinance states that all vehicles shall be driven upon the right half of the roadway upon all roadways of sufficient width, with certain exceptions.

The full text of the Ordinance may be examined at the Woodstock Town Office at 31 the Green and may be examined during regular office hours.

Citizen’s right to petition for vote:
Title 24 V.S.A. § 1973 grants citizens the right to petition for a vote at a special or annual Village Meeting to disapprove ordinance amendments adopted by the Trustees. To exercise this right, citizens must present to the Trustees of the Town Clerk a petition for a vote on the question of disapproving the Ordinance signed by not less than five percent (5%) of the Village’s qualified voters. The petition must be presented within forty-four (44) days following the date of the adoption of the Ordinance. Unless a petition requesting a vote is filled pursuant to 24 V.S.A. § 1973, the Ordinance for the Control of Vehicles Driving to the Right shall become effective sixty (60) days from the date of said adoption.

Person to contact:
Additional information pertaining to this Ordinance may be obtained by calling the Municipal Manager at 802-457-3456 during regular office hours.