Virginia Property Owners' Association Act; home-based businesses. (SB707)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Property Owners' Association Act; home-based businesses. Provides that no property owners' association shall prohibit a lot owner from operating a home-based business within his personal residence if the operation of the home-based business is in compliance with all applicable state laws and local ordinances, unless the home-based business is expressly prohibited by the declaration. Under current law, operation of a home-based business is allowed only to the extent that the declaration is silent on the operation of home-based businesses. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100404D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/22/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB707)
01/29/2018Committee substitute printed to LIS only 18106213D-S1
01/29/2018Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)