Historic preservation; filing of a historic designation application. (HB1210)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Historic preservation. Provides that the filing of a historic designation application shall stay a locality from issuing any permit to raze or demolish a proposed historic landmark, building, or structure until 30 days after the rendering of the final decision of the governing body of the locality. The bill also specifies that the affected property owner, the applicant, or any resident of the locality who provided public input on the locality's historic district plan may appeal to the circuit court for review of any final decision of the governing body pursuant to such application. Read the Bill »


02/04/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Counties, Cities and Towns Committee


01/18/2022Presented and ordered printed 22103641D
01/18/2022Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/27/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1210)
01/28/2022Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
02/01/2022Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
02/04/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 2-N)
02/04/2022Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2022Continued to 2023 in Counties, Cities and Towns