SB684: Removal of snow and ice; county executive form of government.


VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
An Act to amend and reenact § 15.2-2025 of the Code of Virginia, relating to removal of snow and ice; county executive form of government.
[S 684]
Approved

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 15.2-2025 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 15.2-2025. Removal of snow and ice.

Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection A of § 15.2-2000, any county in Northern Virginia Planning District 8, or any county outside Planning District 8 that has adopted the county executive form of government, may provide by ordinance reasonable criteria and requirements for the removal of accumulations of snow and ice from public sidewalks, by the owner or other person in charge of any occupied property.

Such ordinance shall include reasonable time frames for compliance and reasonable exceptions for handicapped and elderly persons, and those otherwise physically incapable of meeting the criteria and requirements for such removal.

Civil penalties not to exceed $100 may be imposed for violation of such ordinance.

SENATE BILL NO. 684

Offered January 10, 2018
Prefiled January 10, 2018
A BILL to amend and reenact § 15.2-2025 of the Code of Virginia, relating to removal of snow and ice; county executive form of government.
Patron-- Deeds

Referred to Committee on Local Government

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 15.2-2025 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 15.2-2025. Removal of snow and ice.

Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection A of § 15.2-2000, any county in Northern Virginia Planning District 8, or any county outside Planning District 8 that has adopted the county executive form of government, may provide by ordinance reasonable criteria and requirements for the removal of accumulations of snow and ice from public sidewalks, by the owner or other person in charge of any occupied property.

Such ordinance shall include reasonable time frames for compliance and reasonable exceptions for handicapped and elderly persons, and those otherwise physically incapable of meeting the criteria and requirements for such removal.

Civil penalties not to exceed $100 may be imposed for violation of such ordinance.