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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 1. Administration
Agency 50. Commission On Local Government
Chapter 20. Organization and Regulations of Procedure

1VAC50-20-640. Conclusion of mandatory reviews.

A. The commission may request or authorize the parties to an issue to submit, at a time established by the commission, a written concluding argument with proposed findings and recommendations.

B. The commission shall not accept for consideration or for inclusion in the record of a case any document, exhibit, or other material submitted after the date established by it for the close of the record. This regulation shall not preclude the commission's acceptance of data or information from any party at any time which has been solicited by the commission or its staff.

C. The commission shall prepare an official record of all proceedings before it of such a nature and in such a manner as it deems appropriate.

D. The commission shall submit a written report on the issues presented to it in the manner and at such time as provided by law. The reports shall set forth findings of fact and recommendations on both the merits of a proposed action and, where appropriate and feasible, the financial aspects thereof. Copies of reports shall be made available to the parties and to members of the public requesting such. The commission may charge a fee for copies of its reports in an amount sufficient to cover the cost of duplication, shipping, and handling.

E. Subsequent to its review of a petition submitted by a town under the authority of § 15.2-3234 of the Code of Virginia, and based upon the applicable statutory standards, the commission shall enter an order granting annexation rights to the town. The order may grant the town annexation rights upon the terms proposed by the town in its petition or upon some other basis as the commission deems appropriate and consistent with law. The order shall in no event grant the town the right to annex county territory by ordinance more frequently than once every five years.

Statutory Authority

§ 15.2-2903 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR445-01-02 § 5.3, eff. November 1, 1984; amended, Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 26, eff. October 4, 2006.

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