1995 Uncodified Acts

1995 Virginia Uncodified Acts
Game, Inland Fisheries and Domestic Animals


An Act to authorize the City of Norfolk to declare Pretty Lake a sanctuary for crabs and impose certain restrictions on the body of water.

[H 2077]

Approved March 18, 1995

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. Notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, general or special, the governing body of the City of Norfolk, by ordinance, may declare the body of water known as Pretty Lake, located within the city's boundaries, a sanctuary for crabs and bar all incompatible activities therefrom, including commercial crabbing. The governing body in such ordinance may also designate navigational channels on said body of water. The channels so designated, in the discretion of the governing body, may be marked and, if marked, their use enforced by the city.