Zoning ordinance; raises maximum misdemeanor penalty for violation thereof. (HB307)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Zoning violations; penalties. Raises the maximum misdemeanor penalty for a zoning violation from $1,000 to $2,000. The misdemeanor maximum penalty for failure to remove or abate a zoning violation within the time period established by the court also increases from $1,000 to $2,000. Each 10-day period during which a zoning violation continues after the conviction or court-ordered abatement period has ended shall constitute a separate offense punishable by a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $2,500. Read the Bill »


02/10/2006: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/04/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063534492
01/04/2006Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/10/2006Continued to 2007 in Counties, Cities and Towns