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Code of Virginia
Title 10.1. Conservation
Chapter 2. Parks and Recreation

§ 10.1-200.3. Admittance and parking in state parks; prohibitions; civil penalty.

A. No person shall make use of, gain admittance to, or attempt to use or gain admittance to the facilities in any state park for the use of which a charge is assessed by the Department, unless the person pays the charge or price established by the Department.

B. No owner or driver shall cause or permit a vehicle to stand:

1. Anywhere in a state park outside of designated parking spaces, except for a reasonable time in order to receive or discharge passengers; or

2. In any space in a state park designated for use by individuals with disabilities unless the vehicle displays a license plate or decal issued by the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles, or a similar identification issued by a similar authority of another state or the District of Columbia, that authorizes parking in a space designated for use by individuals with disabilities.

C. Any person violating any provision of this section may, in lieu of any criminal penalty, be assessed a civil penalty of $25 by the Department. Civil penalties assessed under this section shall be paid into the Conservation Resources Fund.

2001, c. 370; 2023, cc. 148, 149.

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