The Vermont Statutes Online
Conservation and Development
DEPARTMENT OF FORESTS, PARKS AND RECREATION
UNIFORM FIRE PREVENTION TICKET
2674. Answer to uniform fire prevention ticket
(a) A person who
is charged with committing a fire prevention offense may waive appearance and
trial and plead guilty or nolo contendere or not guilty by a signed statement.
The person shall submit a fine in an amount as established by the court with
the signed statement. The court shall accept the signed statement accompanied
by the fine assessed as a plea of guilty or nolo contendere as indicated on the
signed statement and shall proceed accordingly.
(b) Fines shall
be paid to, receipted by and accounted for by the clerk as required by court
rules. Any fire warden or issuing officer who issues a complaint shall advise
the defendant of the fines.
(c) If a
defendant fails to answer or appear as directed on the fire prevention ticket
or by the criminal division of the superior court judge, or fails to pay the
fine imposed after judgment, the court may issue an appropriate order. (Added
1987, No. 107, § 3; amended 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 238.)