The Vermont Statutes Online
Conservation and Development
MOBILE HOME PARKS
6205. Enforcement; penalties
(a) A mobile
home park owner who violates or fails to comply with a provision of this
chapter violates 9 V.S.A. § 2453.
(b) If a mobile
home park owner violates this chapter, the Department shall have the authority:
(1) to impose an
administrative penalty of up to $5,000.00 per violation;
(2) to bring a
civil action for damages or injunctive relief, or both, in the Superior Court
for the unit in which a violation occurred; and
(3) to refer a
violation to the Attorney General or State's Attorney for enforcement pursuant
to subsection (a) of this section.
leaseholder may bring an action against the park owner for a violation of
sections 6236-6243 of this title.
(2) The action
shall be filed in the Superior Court for the unit in which the alleged
(3) No action
may be commenced by the leaseholder unless the leaseholder has first notified
the park owner of the violation by certified mail at least 30 days prior to
bringing the action.
(4) During the
pendency of an action brought by a leaseholder, the leaseholder shall pay rent
in an amount designated in the lease, or as provided by law, which rental
amount shall be deposited in an escrow account as directed by the Court. (Added
1969, No. 291 (Adj. Sess.), § 12, eff. date, see note under § 6201 of this
title; amended 1973, No. 193 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. April 9, 1974; 1983, No.
235 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 1989, No. 229 (Adj. Sess.), § 5; 2001, No. 133 (Adj.
Sess.), § 4, eff. June 13, 2002; 2007, No. 176 (Adj. Sess.), § 55; 2009, No.
154 (Adj. Sess.), § 62; 2015, No. 8, § 1.)