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Code of Virginia
Title 58.1. Taxation
Chapter 37. License Taxes

§ 58.1-3729. Permanent coliseums, arenas or auditoriums; limitations.

Pursuant to the authority granted in § 58.1-3703, the governing body of any county, city or town may levy and collect a license tax on any permanent coliseum, arena or auditorium having a maximum seating capacity in excess of 10,000 persons and open to the general public.

Any person may present, conduct, operate or provide amusements, exhibitions, sporting events, theatrical performances or any other lawful performances, exhibitions or entertainment under a single license authorized by this section. Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, any license imposed by this section shall be in lieu of any or all licenses required for exhibitions, performances or events occurring within such coliseum, arena or auditorium.

The license tax on the operation of any such permanent coliseum, arena or auditorium shall be no greater than $1,000 per year. If such coliseum, arena or auditorium are owned and operated by a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia, there shall be no tax.

Code 1950, § 58-266.9; 1982, c. 633; 1984, c. 675.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.