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Code of Virginia
Title 15.2. Counties, Cities and Towns
Chapter 48. Virginia Transportation Service District Act

Article 3. Construction of Chapter.

§ 15.2-4814. Article to constitute complete authority for district for acts authorized; liberal construction.

This article shall constitute full and complete authority for the district, without regard to the provisions of any other law, for doing the acts and things herein authorized. This article, being necessary for the welfare of the Commonwealth and its inhabitants, shall be liberally construed to effect the purposes hereof. Any court test concerning the validity of any bonds which may be issued for transportation improvements made pursuant to this article shall be determined pursuant to Article 6 (§ 15.2-2650 et seq.) of Chapter 26 of this title.

1997, c. 587; 2015, c. 709.

§ 15.2-4815. Jurisdiction of counties, towns and officers, etc., not affected.

Neither the creation of a district nor any other provision in this article shall affect the power, jurisdiction, or duties of the respective local governing bodies, sheriffs, treasurers, commissioners of revenue, circuit, district, or other courts, clerks of any court, magistrates, or any other town, county, or state officer in regard to the area embraced in any district, nor restrict or prevent any town or county or its governing body from imposing and collecting taxes or assessments for public improvements as permitted by law. Notwithstanding any contrary provisions of law, any county that creates a district pursuant to this section may obligate itself with respect to the zoning ordinances, zoning ordinance text, and regulations relating thereto for all classifications within the district as provided in subsection C of § 15.2-4802 for a term not to exceed 20 years from the date on which such a district is created.

1997, c. 587.