Traffic Ordinance (2024) Changes Adopted

The Hardwick Select Board accepted amendments and adopted changes to the Town of Hardwick Traffic Ordinance at a Select Board meeting on June 20, 2024. The purpose of the Ordinance is to promote public health, safety, and welfare by establishing safe speed limits on certain paved and unpaved town highways in the Town of Hardwick.

The amendments to the Traffic Ordinance shall become effective July 19, 2023, unless a petition signed by at least five percent of the voters of the Town of Hardwick is filed with the Town Clerk by July 1, 2023, asking for a vote to disapprove the ordinance.  If a petition is received, the Hardwick Select Board will hold a special meeting and the voters may vote on that question.  Copies of the adopted ordinance and proposed changes are available at the Town Clerk’s and Town Manager’s Office at 20 Church Street, Hardwick, VT For questions, contact David Upson, Town Manager at 802-472-6120.

A summary of the changes are as follows:


~Reconfiguration of the downtown parking

~Some parking spots were removed for better visibility of the crosswalks

~Several handicap spots were changed

~Three-hour parking on S. Main Street, south of Holton Hill, was increased to four-hour parking 

~Violation penalties were increased

Click here to see the proposed changes.

Click here to see the final adopted version.