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Code of Virginia
Title 15.2. Counties, Cities and Towns
2/25/2018

Title 15.2. Counties, Cities and Towns (2017 Updates)

  • Subtitle I. General Provisions; Charters; Other Forms and Organization of Counties
  • Chapter 7. County Manager Plan of Government
    • Article 2. General Powers; County Manager Plan
    • § 15.2-716
      Referendum for establishment of department of real estate assessments; board of equalization; general reassessments in county where department established
      § 15.2-716.1
      Board of Equalization
  • Subtitle II. Powers of Local Government
  • Chapter 9. General Powers of Local Governments
    • Article 1. Public Health and Safety; Nuisances
    • § 15.2-901
      Locality may provide for removal or disposal of trash, cutting of grass, weeds, and running bamboo; penalty in certain counties; penalty
      § 15.2-901.1
      Locality may provide for control of running bamboo; civil penalty
      § 15.2-906
      Authority to require removal, repair, etc., of buildings and other structures
      § 15.2-907
      Authority to require removal, repair, etc., of buildings and other structures harboring illegal drug use
      § 15.2-907.2
      Authority of locality or land bank entity to be appointed to act as a receiver to repair derelict and blighted buildings in certain limited circumstances
      § 15.2-908
      Authority of localities to remove or repair the defacement of buildings, walls, fences and other structures
      § 15.2-908.1
      Authority to require removal, repair, etc., of buildings and other structures harboring a bawdy place
      § 15.2-914
      Regulation of child-care services and facilities in certain counties and cities
      § 15.2-916
      Prohibiting shooting of compound bows, slingbows, crossbows, longbows, and recurve bows
    • Article 5. Additional Powers
    • § 15.2-980
      Civil penalties for violations of noise ordinances
      § 15.2-983
      Creation of registry for short-term rental of property
  • Chapter 11. Powers of Cities and Towns
    • Article 1. Uniform Charter Powers
    • § 15.2-1115
      Abatement or removal of nuisances
    • Article 2. Additional Powers of Cities and Towns
    • § 15.2-1129.1
      Creation of arts and cultural districts
  • Chapter 12. General Powers and Procedures of Counties
    • Article 1. Miscellaneous Powers
    • § 15.2-1209
      Prohibiting outdoor shooting of firearms or arrows from bows in certain areas
      § 15.2-1232.2
      Creation of local economic revitalization zones
  • Chapter 14. Governing Bodies of Localities
    • Article 2. Meetings of Governing Bodies
    • § 15.2-1416
      Regular meetings
  • Chapter 15. Local Government Personnel, Qualification for Office, Bonds, Dual Office Holding and Certain Local Government Officers
    • Article 4. Qualifications; Eligibility, Etc., of Local Elected Officers
    • § 15.2-1522
      When and how officers qualify
  • Chapter 16. Local Constitutional Officers, Courthouses and Supplies
    • Article 1. Local Constitutional Officers, Courthouses and Supplies
    • § 15.2-1605
      Vacations; sick leave and compensatory time for certain officers and employees
    • Article 4. Attorney for the Commonwealth
    • § 15.2-1627
      Duties of attorneys for the Commonwealth and their assistants
    • Article 8. Courthouses
    • § 15.2-1644
      Petition for removal of county courthouse; writ of election
  • Chapter 17. Police and Public Order
    • Article 1. General Provisions
    • § 15.2-1707
      Decertification of law-enforcement officers
      § 15.2-1716.1
      Reimbursement of expenses incurred in responding to terrorism hoax incident, bomb threat, or malicious activation of fire alarm
  • Chapter 18. Buildings, Monuments and Lands Generally
    • Article 1. Purchase, Sale, Etc., of Real Property
    • § 15.2-1800
      Purchase, sale, use, etc., of real property
  • Chapter 21. Franchises; Sale and Lease of Certain Municipal Public Property; Public Utilities
    • Article 1. Franchises; Sale and Lease of Certain Public Property
    • § 15.2-2103.1
      Solar services agreements; nondisclosure of proprietary information
    • Article 2. General Provisions for Public Utilities
    • § 15.2-2114
      Regulation of stormwater
      § 15.2-2119
      Fees and charges for water and sewer services provided to a property owner
      § 15.2-2119.1
      Credit for excessive water and sewer charges
      § 15.2-2119.4
      Fees and charges for water and sewer services provided to a tenant or lessee of the property owner
    • Article 3. Sewage Disposal Systems Generally
    • § 15.2-2122
      Localities authorized to establish, etc., sewage disposal system; incidental powers
  • Chapter 22. Planning, Subdivision of Land and Zoning
    • Article 2. Local Planning Commissions
    • § 15.2-2222.1
      Coordination of state and local transportation planning
    • Article 7. Zoning
    • § 15.2-2283
      Purpose of zoning ordinances
      § 15.2-2286
      Permitted provisions in zoning ordinances; amendments; applicant to pay delinquent taxes; penalties
      § 15.2-2302
      Same; amendments and variations of conditions
      § 15.2-2306.1
      Creation of working waterfront development areas
      § 15.2-2307
      Vested rights not impaired; nonconforming uses
      § 15.2-2311
      Appeals to board
      § 15.2-2314
      Certiorari to review decision of board
  • Chapter 25. Budgets, Audits and Reports
    • § 15.2-2510
      Comparative report of local government revenues and expenditures
  • Subtitle IV. Other Governmental Entities
  • Chapter 49. Industrial Development and Revenue Bond Act
    • § 15.2-4903
      Creation of industrial development authorities
      § 15.2-4904
      Directors; qualifications; terms; vacancies; compensation and expenses; quorum; records; certification and distribution of report concerning bond issuance
  • Chapter 51. Virginia Water and Waste Authorities Act
  • Chapter 54.1. Virginia Wireless Service Authorities Act