An Act to address local ordinances concerning the installation
or use of landscape cover materials.
Approved March 1, 2016
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. § 1. Notwithstanding any provision of law, general
or special, any ordinance in effect and any ordinance adopted by the governing
body of the City of Harrisonburg shall not include in any local fire prevention
regulations a requirement that an owner of real property who has an occupancy
permit issued by the City use specific landscape cover materials or retrofit
existing landscape cover materials at such property.