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​ORD-3639​9/1/2020​AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CITY CODE SECTION 2-3 PERTAINING TO TERM LIMITS FOR BOARD AND COMMISSION MEMBERS
Adobe PDF icon​ORD-3638​SECTIONS AMENDED: §§ 10-1 & 10-1.1​9/1/2020​AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 10-1 OF THE CITY CODE TO CHANGE THE POLLING LOCATIONS FOR THE POINT O’VIEW PRECINCT, THE STRATFORD CHASE PRECINCT, AND THE CROMWELL PRECINCT AND TO AMEND SECTION 10-1.1 OF THE CITY CODE TO SET THE LOCATIONS FOR SATELLITE ABSENTEE VOTING
Adobe PDF iconORD-3637​SECTION AMENDED: 2-226 SECTION REPEALED: 2-227​9/1/2020​AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 2-226 OF THE CITY CODE REGARDING CITY DEPOSITORIES AND TO REPEAL SECTION 2-227 REGARDING SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES
Adobe PDF icon​ORD-3636​8/18/2020AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE ADOPTED FY 2020-1 21 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND SCOPE FOR CIP #9-068 DOME SITE DEVELOPMENT ACQUISITION TO AUTHORIZE THE ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY BY THE CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
Adobe PDF icon​ORD-3635

SECTION AMENDED: §2-85

​8/18/2020AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 2-85 OF THE CITY CODE REGARDING ACCRUAL OF LEAVE BY PART-TIME EMPLOYEES
Adobe PDF iconORD-3634SECTION AMENDED: §§ 17-5, 23-31 and 23-32 ​7/21/2020AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 17-5, 23-31 AND 23-32 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO PETIT LARCENY
Adobe PDF iconORD-3633​SECTION AMENDED: § 5-501 ​7/21/2020AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 5-501 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO  TETHERING DOGS
Adobe PDF icon​ORD-3632SECTION AMENDED: § 38-1 ​7/21/2020AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 38-1 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPONS
Adobe PDF icon​ORD-3631SECTIONS AMENDED: §§ 23-23, -24, -26, -28  and -30.1 SECTIONS REPEALED: §§ 23-25 and -26.1 ​7/21/2020AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 23 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO ILLICIT SEXUAL ACTIVITY
Adobe PDF icon​ORD-3630SECTION AMENDED: 7-58.1 and 7-59.1 ​7/07/2020AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 7-58.1 AND 7- 59.1 OF THE CITY CODE TO ALLOW THE OPERATION OF MOTORIZED SCOOTERS IN THE RESORT AREA AND ON THE TROLLEY LANES OF ATLANTIC AVENUE
Adobe PDF icon​ORD-3629SECTION AMENDED: § 1-12.2 ​7/07/2020AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 1-12.2 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO INCREASE THE COURTHOUSE SECURITY FEE
Adobe PDF iconORD-3628SECTIONS ADDED: § 2-129 ​7/07/2020AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 2-129 OF THE CITY  CODE PERTAINING TO EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCES
Adobe PDF icon​ORD-3627​6/16/2020AN ORDINANCE TO DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO UNDERTAKE LOCAL CERTIFICATION OF SMALL BUSINESSES FOR PURPOSES OF SMALL,  WOMAN-, MINORITY-, AND SERVICE-DISABLED  VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS INITIATIVES AND  TO AMEND THE CITY CODE DEFINITION OF SWAM CERTIFIED SMALL BUSINESS
Adobe PDF icon​ORD-3626

SECTION ADDED: § 2-224.15

​6/16/2020AN ORDINANCE TO ADD CITY CODE SECTION 2-1 224.15 TO FURTHER THE CITY’S ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM FOR SMALL BUSINESSES, INCLUDING MINORITY-OWNED, SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN-OWNED AND WOMAN-OWNED BUSINESSES
Adobe PDF icon​ORD-3625SECTION ADDED: § 2-224.14 6/16/2020​AN ORDINANCE TO ADD CITY CODE SECTION 2-1 224.14 TO REMEDY A STATISTICALLY SIGNIFICANT DISPARITY BETWEEN THE  AVAILABILITY AND UTILIZATION OF MINORITY-OWNED BUSINESSES BY ENACTING A PROJECT GOALS PROGRAM
Adobe PDF icon​ORD-3624Section Amended: Floodplain Ordinance § 6.3 ​6/16/2020AN ORDINANCE TO CONFORM SECTION 6.3 OF THE FLOODPLAIN ORDINANCE (APPENDIX K) TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE PUBLIC WORKS DESIGN STANDARDS MANUAL
Adobe PDF icon​ORD-3623Sections Amended: Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area Ordinance §§ 103 and 107 ​6/16/2020AN ORDINANCE TO CONFORM SECTIONS 103 AND 107 OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY PRESERVATION AREA ORDINANCE (APPENDIX F) TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE PUBLIC WORKS DESIGN STANDARDS MANUAL
Adobe PDF icon​ORD-3622Sections Amended: Site Plan Ordinance §§ 1.2, 5.1, and 5.16 ​6/16/2020AN ORDINANCE TO CONFORM SECTIONS 1.2, 5.1, AND 5.16 OF THE SITE PLAN ORDINANCE (APPENDIX C) TO THE  PROVISIONS OF THE PUBLIC WORKS 4 DESIGN STANDARDS MANUAL
Adobe PDF icon​ORD-3621Sections Amended: Subdivision Regulations §§ 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 5.10, 6.1, and 6.3 ​6/16/2020AN ORDINANCE TO CONFORM SECTIONS 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 5.10, 6.1, AND 6.3 OF THE SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS (APPENDIX B) TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE PUBLIC WORKS DESIGN STANDARDS 5 MANUAL
Adobe PDF iconORD-3620Sections Amended: City Zoning Ordinance §§ 246 and 10 1501 and Oceanfront Resort District 11 Form-Based Code § 6.2.6 ​6/16/2020AN ORDINANCE TO CONFORM SECTIONS 246, AND 1501 OF THE CITY ZONING ORDINANCE (APPENDIX A) AND SECTION 6.2.6 OF THE OCEANFRONT RESORT DISTRICT FORM-BASED CODE (APPENDIX 1) OF THE CITY ZONING ORDINANCE TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE PUBLIC WORKS DESIGN STANDARDS MANUAL
Adobe PDF iconORD-3619Section Amended: City Code § 23-58 ​6/16/2020AN ORDINANCE TO CONFORM SECTION 23-58 OF THE CITY CODE TO THE  PROVISIONS OF THE PUBLIC WORKS  DESIGN STANDARDS MANUAL
Adobe PDF icon​ORD-3618SECTIONS AMENDED: Appendix D, Stormwater Management Sections 1-1, 1-3, 1-5, 1-6, 1-7, 1-13, 1-14, 1-15, 1-20, 1-23, 1-24, 1-25, 1-26, 1-30, 1-35, and 1-37 ​6/16/2020AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 1-1, 1-3, 1-5, 1-6, 1-7, 1-13, 1-14, 1-15, 1-20, 2 1-23, 1-24, 1-25, 1-26, 1-30, 1-35, AND 1-37 APPENDIX D, STORMWATER MANAGEMENT
Adobe PDF icon​ORD-3617SECTIONS ADDED: §§ 2-224.12 & 2-224.13 ​6/16/2020AN ORDINANCE TO ADD CITY CODE SECTIONS 2-224.12 AND 2-224.13 TO FURTHER THE CITY’S ENHANCEMENT  PROGRAM FOR SMALL BUSINESSES, INCLUDING  MINORITY-OWNED, SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN- OWNED AND WOMAN-OWNED BUSINESSES
Adobe PDF iconORD-3616SECTION AMENDED: § 32.5-2 ​5/12/2020AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO THE EQUIVALENT RESIDENTIAL UNIT (ERU) FEE
Adobe PDF iconORD-3615SECTIONS AMENDED: §§ 35-64 AND 35-67 ​5/12/2020

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 PERSON

Adobe PDF iconORD-3614SECTION AMENDED: § § 8-69, 8-70 and 8-72​3/3/20

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 8-69, 8-70 AND 8-72 OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO THE BOARD OF BUILDING CODE APPEALS

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