Accessory dwelling structures; Virginia Housing Commission to study. (SJ53)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; Virginia Housing Commission; accessory dwelling structures; report. Directs the Virginia Housing Commission to study accessory dwelling structures, defined as additional living quarters on single-family dwelling structures that are independent of the primary dwelling unit. In conducting the study, the Commission is to review (i) the prevalence and necessity for accessory dwelling structures, (ii) relevant provisions of the Uniform Statewide Building Code, and (iii) the feasibility of changing land use and zoning practices in order to facilitate their expanded use. The bill also directs the Commission to make recommendations concerning the use and placement of accessory dwelling structures. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103105D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on Rules
02/09/2018Reported from Rules
02/12/2018Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/13/2018Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2018Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/19/2018Placed on Calendar
02/19/2018Referred to Committee on Rules
03/06/2018Left in Rules