Zoning ordinances; certain residential facilities w/incapacitated persons single family dwellings. (HB142)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)


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Zoning ordinances; group homes of six or fewer. Authorizes local governments to adopt zoning ordinances considering a residential facility in which no more than six mentally ill, mentally retarded, or developmentally disabled persons reside, with one or more resident counselors or other staff persons, as residential occupancy by a single family. Any group home licensed prior to July 1, 2006, for occupancies of greater than six will be authorized to continue to operate pursuant to the zoning ordinance in effect at the time of its establishment. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/28/2005Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 064122272
12/28/2005Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/27/2006Passed by indefinitely in Counties, Cities and Towns