Recent City Code Amendments

​​​​​​​​The table below lists City Code Amendments approved within the past six months. Amendments will typically be added into the City Code on the Municode web site within two months.​

​​Ordinance Amendments ​​Code ​Date ​Description​
Adobe PDF icon​ORD3561​SECTION AMENDED:  § 28-9​6/5/2018AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 28-9 OF CHAPTER 28 (SEWERS AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL) OF THE CITY CODE  PERTAINING TO SEWER CLEANOUTS
Adobe PDF icon​ORD3560 SECTION AMENDED:  § 32.5-2 ​5/15/2018 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO THE EQUIVALENT RESIDENTIAL UNIT (ERU) FEE
Adobe PDF iconORD3559SECTION AMENDED: § 2-83 ​5/15/2018 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO FLEXIBLE HOLIDAYS
Adobe PDF iconORD3558SECTION AMENDED: § 2-83 ​5/15/2018 ​AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO CITY HOLIDAYS TO MAKE CHRISTMAS EVE A HOLIDAY
Adobe PDF icon​ORD3557SECTION AMENDED: § 35-159​5/15/2018 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 35-159 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO TAX ON TRANSIENTS OBTAINING LODGING TO EXTEND THE SUNSET OF THE FLAT ROOM RATE AND REMOVE THE SUNSET OF 0.5%
Adobe PDF iconORD3556SECTION ADDED: § 5-311 ​5/15/2018AN ORDINANCE TO ADD SECTION 5-311 TO THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO PET SHOPS THAT SELL DOGS
Adobe PDF iconORD3555SECTIONS AMENDED: §§ 35-64 AND 35-67 ​5/15/2018 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 35-64 AND 35-67 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO THE EXEMPTION OR DEFERRAL OF REAL ESTATE TAXES FOR ELDERLY OR DISABLED PERSONS
Adobe PDF iconORD3554SECTION AMENDED: City Zoning Ordinance § 221 5/15/2018​AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 221 OF THE CITY ZONING ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE FEES FOR CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS AND MODIFICATIONS TO CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS
Adobe PDF icon​ORD3553​SECTION AMENDED: City Zoning Ordinance § 106 ​5/15/2018AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 106 OF THE CITY ZONING ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE FEES FOR AN APPEAL TO THE BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS FOR RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES
Adobe PDF iconORD3552​SECTION AMENDED: City Zoning Ordinance § 107 ​5/15/2018AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 107 OF THE CITY ZONING ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE FEES FOR A REZONING, CONDITIONAL REZONING AND MODIFICATION TO A CONDITIONAL REZONING
Adobe PDF iconORD3551​SECTION AMENDED: City Zoning Ordinance § 107.1 ​5/15/2018AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 107.1 OF THE CITY ZONING ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE FEES FOR ALTERNATIVE COMPLIANCE IN CERTAIN DISTRICTS
Adobe PDF icon​ORD3550​SECTION AMENDED: City Zoning Ordinance § 105 ​5/15/2018AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 105 OF THE CITY ZONING ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE FEE FOR THE ENLARGEMENT, EXTENSION OR CONVERSION OF A NONCONFORMING USE
Adobe PDF iconORD3549​SECTION AMENDED: § 8.3, Appendix B, Subdivision Regulations ​5/15/2018AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 8.3 OF APPENDIX 1 B, SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO THE 2 FEE FOR SUBDIVISION VARIANCES
Adobe PDF iconORD3548 SECTION AMENDED: Appendix F, Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area Ordinance § 110 ​5/15/2018AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 110 OF APPENDIX F, CHESAPEAKE BAY PRESERVATION AREA ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE FEE FOR A VARIANCE
Adobe PDF iconORD3547​SECTION AMENDED: Floodplain Ordinance § 6.3 ​5/15/2018​AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 6.3 OF APPENDIX K, FLOODPLAIN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE FEE FOR A VARIANCE
Adobe PDF iconORD3546​SECTION AMENDED: City Code § 33-111 ​5/15/2018AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 33-111 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO THE FEE FOR THE VACATION OF A STREET OR ALLEY
Adobe PDF icon​ORD3545SECTION AMENDED: City Code §§ 6-138 and 6-152.5 ​5/15/2018AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 6-138 AND 6-152.5 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO FEES FOR WATERFRONT CONSTRUCTION AND DREDGING
Adobe PDF icon​ORD3544SECTION AMENDED: City Zoning Ordinance § 1403 ​5/15/2018AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 1403 OF THE CITY ZONING ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE FEES FOR WETLAND PERMITS AND DEFERRALS
Adobe PDF icon​ORD3543SECTION AMENDED: § 1603 of the City Zoning 7 Ordinance ​5/15/2018AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 1603 OF THE CITY ZONING ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE FEES FOR COASTAL PRIMARY SAND DUNE PERMITS, SAND MANAGEMENT PERMITS AND DEFERRALS
Adobe PDF iconORD3542​SECTION AMENDED: City Code § 8-31 ​5/15/2018AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 8-31 OF THE CITY CODE PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO  FEES FOR BUILDING PERMITS AND PLAN  REVIEW
Adobe PDF icon​ORD3541SECTIONS AMENDED:  §§ 5-532 AND 5-533 ​5/1/2018 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 5-532 AND 5-533 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO BARKING DOGS AND NUISANCE ANIMALS GENERALLY
Adobe PDF icon​ORD3540 SECTION AMENDED:  § 5-531 ​5/1/2018 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 5-531 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO KEEPING DOGS UNDER RESTRAINT; LEASH LAW
Adobe PDF iconORD3539 SECTION AMENDED:  § 2-452.1 ​4/3/2018AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 2-452.1 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO THE CHESAPEAKE BAY PRESERVATION AREA BOARD
Adobe PDF iconORD3738 SECTION AMENDED: §§ 13-4 and 13-60

 

​4/3/2018 ​AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 13-4 AND 13-60 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO THE EXTENSION OF TIME OF A FOOD SERVICE MANAGER’S CERTIFICATE AND TO CHANGE THE PERMIT FEE FOR A FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT
Adobe PDF iconORD3537​SECTION AMENDED: § 10-1​3/20/2018AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 10-1 OF THE CITY CODE TO CHANGE THE POLLING PLACE FOR THE CHIMNEY HILL PRECINCT, AND TO ESTABLISH THE SALEM WOODS PRECINCT AND POLLING PLACE, AND TO ESTABLISH THE SANDBRIDGE PRECINCT AND POLLING PLACE        
Adobe PDF iconORD3536​SECTION AMENDED: § 23-50 ​3/20/2018 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 23-50 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO ACCUMULATIONS OF TRASH, GARBAGE, ETC., OR EXCESSIVE GROWTH OF WEEDS OR GRASS         
Adobe PDF iconORD3535 SECTION AMENDED: City Code §§ 6-12, 7-1, 7-59, 7-59.1, 7-59.2, 7-59.3, 7-59.4, and 7-59.6

​3/6/2018 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 6-12, 7-1, 7-59, 7-59.1, 7-59.2, 7-59.3, 7-59.4, AND 7-59.6 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO THE DEFINITION AND REGULATIONS OF ELECTRIC POWERED UTILITY CARTS
Adobe PDF icon ORD3534SECTIONS ADDED:§ 2-120 ​3/6/2018 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 2-120 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO EXTENDED SICK LEAVE
Adobe PDF iconORD3533SECTION AMENDED:  § 23-11.2​2/20/2018AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 23-11.2 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO ASSAULT AND BATTERY AGAINST FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBER
Adobe PDF iconORD3532 SECTION AMENDED:  §§ 2-121 and 2-123

​2/6/2018AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 2-121 AND 2-123 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO THE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN
Adobe PDF icon​ORD3531SECTION AMENDED:  § 38-3 ​1/9/2018AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 38-3 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO DISCHARGE OF FIREARMS
Adobe PDF icon​ORD3530SECTION REPEALED:  § 23-15 ​1/9/2018 AN ORDINANCE TO REPEAL SECTION 23-15 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO BEGGING ON STREETS OR BEACHES
Adobe PDF icon​ORD3529 ​SECTION AMENDED:  § 21-303

​1/9/2018AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 21-303 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO PARKING IN CUL-DE-SACS
Adobe PDF icon​ORD3528 ​SECTIONS AMENDED: §§ 111 and 218

​1/9/2018 ​AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 111 AND 218 OF THE CITY ZONING ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE DEFINITION OF MAJOR RETAIL VENUE
Adobe PDF iconORD3527 ​SECTIONS AMENDED: §§ 801, 901 and 2203 of the City Zoning Ordinance ​12/12/2017 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 801, 901 AND 2203 OF THE CITY ZONING ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO BUSINESS AND VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS IN THE OFFICE, BUSINESS AND THE CENTRAL BUSINESS CORE DISTRICTS
Adobe PDF iconORD3526 SECTIONS AMENDED: § 111 and 501 of the City Zoning Ordinance ​12/12/2017AN ORDINACE TO AMEND SECTIONS 111 AND 501 OF THE CITY ZONING ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE DELETION OF THE DEFINITION OF SERVANTS QUARTERS AND THE ADDITION OF THE DEFINITION FOR LIMITED USE ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT
Adobe PDF iconORD3525 SECTIONS AMENDED:  1.1.4, 1.2, 2.1.1, 2.1.3, 2.1.4, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.4.3, 2.4.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 2.11, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1.1, 4.1.4, 4.2, 5.2, 5.3, 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.2.5, 6.2.6, 6.3, 6.5.1, 7.1.1, 7.2, 7.3.1, 7.3.2, 7.3.3, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, AND 8.5 #160;

SECTIONS DELETED:       2.1.2, 2.12, 5.3.10, 5.3.11 AND 5.3.12

12/5/2017 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND REORGANIZE APPENDIX 1, OCEANFRONT RESORT DISTRICT FORM-BASED CODE, OF THE CITY ZONING ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO DEFINITIONS (CHAPTERS 1 AND 8); FRONTAGE AND BUILDING TYPES (CHAPTER 2); SETBACKS (CHAPTER 3); HEIGHT (CHAPTER 4); USES (CHAPTER 5); SITE DEVELOPMENT (CHAPTER 6); OPTIONAL FORMS OF DEVELOPMENT AND ALTERNATIVE COMPLIANCE (CHAPTER 7); AND SIGNS (CHAPTER 8)
Adobe PDF icon​ORD3524SECTIONS AMENDED: §§ 111 and 203 of the City Zoning Ordinance ​12/5/2017 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 111 AND 203 OF THE CITY ZONING ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE DEFINITION OF MUNICIPAL OCEANFRONT ENTERTAINMENT VENUE AND THE DELETION OF THE REQUIREMENT OF TEN YEAR SHARED PARKING AGREEMENTS
Adobe PDF icon​ORD3523 SECTIONS AMENDED:  City Code §§ 21-354 and 23-58 ​12/5/2017 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 21-354 AND 23-58 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO BUSINESS PERMITS FOR THE RESIDENTIAL PARKING PERMIT PROGRAM, AND THE ADDITION OF AUTOMATED FEE COLLECTION FOR COMMERCIAL PARKING LOTS
Adobe PDF icon​ORD3522 ​SECTIONS AMENDED:  City Code §§ 9-3; 9-4 SECTION ADDED: City Code § 9-10 ​12/5/2017 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-3 AND 9-4 AND TO ADD SECTION 9-10 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO CREATIVE MARKETS AND CREATIVE MERCHANTS IN THE CREATIVE DISTRICTS
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