Sewage systems; counties and towns may approve. (SB777)

Introduced By

Sen. Robert Hurt (R-Chatham) with support from co-patron Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sewage and water systems. Provides that the governing body of any county or town that has adopted a master plan for a sewage system is authorized to deny an application for a sewage system if such proposed sewage system does not conform to the comprehensive plan for the county or town. In addition, the governing body of any county notified of the proposed establishment of a water system or of the extension of any existing water system may disapprove the same if it finds that such water system (i) does not conform to the countys comprehensive plan or (ii) is not in the best interests of the inhabitants of the county. Amends § 15.2-2128, § 15.2-2151, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


  • 01/18/2008 Presented and ordered printed 088922250
  • 01/18/2008 Referred to Committee on Local Government
  • 02/05/2008 Continued to 2009 in Local Government (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)