Transition Of Counties To Cities

This is Chapter 39 of the Code of Virginia, titled “Transition Of Counties To Cities.” It is part of Title 15.2, titled “Counties, Cities And Towns.” It is part of Subtitle III, titled “Boundary Adjustments And Changes Of Status Of Counties, Cities And Towns.” It’s comprised of the following 20 sections.

§ 15.2-3900
Transition authorized
§ 15.2-3901
Ordinance petitioning court to declare eligibility
§ 15.2-3902
Moratorium on annexation suits pending transition to city
§ 15.2-3903
Notice of motion; service and publication; answer
§ 15.2-3904
§ 15.2-3905
Time limit for intervenors; publication of order
§ 15.2-3906
Pretrial conference; matters considered
§ 15.2-3907
Hearing and decision by court
§ 15.2-3908
Assistance of state agencies
§ 15.2-3909
§ 15.2-3910
Charter commission; appointment; compensation
§ 15.2-3911
Charter provisions generally
§ 15.2-3912
Optional charter provisions
§ 15.2-3913
Public hearing on charter; notice and publication; adoption of charter by governing body
§ 15.2-3914
Rejection or adoption of charter at election
§ 15.2-3915
Transition of county to independent city requires no action of town council
§ 15.2-3916
Creation of townships; effect on town charters; right of certain townships to obtain city status
§ 15.2-3917
Certain cities not affected by chapter
§ 15.2-3918
Optional status of streets
§ 15.2-3919
Legislative, etc., district and judicial circuit not affected