Historic preservation; filing of a historic designation application. (SB206)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke)


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 »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100941D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/19/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB206)
01/24/2022Reported from Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2022Passed by for the day
01/26/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2022Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2022Passed by for the day
01/31/2022Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
01/31/2022Rereferred to Judiciary
02/14/2022Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)

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