Introduction

Orange County, Virginia

Code of Ordinances

CODE ADOPTION ORDINANCE

Adopted February 8, 2000

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING AND ENACTING A CODE FOR THE COUNTY OF ORANGE, VIRGINIA; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF CERTAIN ORDINANCES NOT INCLUDED THEREIN; PROVIDING A PENALTY FOR THE VIOLATION THEREOF; PROVIDING FOR THE MANNER OF AMENDING SUCH CODE; AND PROVIDING WHEN SUCH CODE AND THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF ORANGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA:

Section 1. The Code entitled “Code of Ordinances, County of Orange, Virginia” published by Municipal Code Corporation consisting of chapters 1 through 70 and Appendix A, each inclusive, is adopted.

Section 2. All ordinances of a general and permanent nature enacted on or before February 8, 2000, and not included in the Code or recognized and continued in force by reference therein, are repealed.

Section 3. The repeal provided for in section 2 hereof shall not be construed to revive any ordinance or part thereof that has been repealed by a subsequent ordinance that is repealed by this ordinance.

Section 4. Unless another penalty is expressly provided, every person convicted of a violation of any provision of the Code or any ordinance, rule or regulation adopted or issued in pursuance thereof shall be punished by a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.00) or by imprisonment not exceeding 12 months, or both. Each act of violation and each day upon which any such violation shall occur shall constitute a separate offense. The penalty provided by this section, unless another penalty is expressly provided, shall apply to the amendment of any Code section, whether or not such penalty is reenacted in the amendatory ordinance. In addition to the penalty prescribed above, the County may pursue other remedies such as abatement of nuisances, injunctive relief and revocation of licenses or permits.

Section 5. Additions or amendments to the Code when passed in the form as to indicate the intention of the Board of Supervisors to make the same a part of the Code shall be deemed to be incorporated in the Code, so that reference to the Code includes the additions and amendments.

This Ordinance shall be effective April 1, 2000.

Adopted by a unanimous affirmative vote of the Orange County Board of Supervisors at their regular meeting on the 8th day of February 2000.

AYES: Slayton, Wallace, Dodson, Wilkinson, Wilson

NAYES: none