Governor Northam Signs SB5106 Extending Plan Approvals

Land PlanningOn October 28, 2020, Virginia Governor Northam signed legislation extending certain land use approvals in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The bill, SB 5106, extends validity dates for subdivision plats, recorded plats, final site plans, special exceptions, special use permits, conditional use permits, and rezoning, that were valid on July 1, 2020, to July 1, 2022.

The Home Builders Association of Virginia (HBAV) was an integral part of moving this bill through the Virginia General Assembly 2020 Special Session.  HBAV has provided a summary of the bill here: HBAV Release

Read the full text of the bill here: SB 5106

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