[Imports] Vermont Town boundaries from VCGI

Greg Troxel gdt at ir.bbn.com
Wed Dec 4 21:47:51 UTC 2013

Andrew Guertin <andrew.guertin at uvm.edu> writes:

> On 12/02/2013 09:23 PM, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> I think the real question is what does village mean in Vermont.  Are
>> there village ordinances that only apply within village limits?  Is each
>> village strictly contained within a city/town?   Is every bit of land
>> that is in a city/town within some village?
> Every village is strictly contained within a town, and remains part of
> that town. Villages can make certain ordinances that apply within their
> limits, but anything from the town still applies. Villages only exist
> where they have been voted into existence, most towns do not contain any
> villages.
> http://www.leg.state.vt.us/statutes/fullchapter.cfm?Title=24&Chapter=039
> has all the rules, and
> http://www.leg.state.vt.us/statutes/fullchapter.cfm?Title=24APPENDIX&Chapter=213
> is a good example of one.

Thanks for the explanation.  Given that, village as admin_level=10 (or 9
if you want) sounds like exactly the right thing for me.
Perhaps rendering will need to catch up.

This was interesting to read.  Villages as a political entity in Vermont
seem far more firmly established than in Mass.
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