§ 56-484.16

Local emergency telecommunications requirements; use of digits “9-1-1.”

A. On or before July 1, 2003, every county, city or town in the Commonwealth shall be served by an E-911 system, unless an extension of time has been granted by the Board.

B. The digits “9-1-1″ shall be the designated emergency telephone number in Virginia. No public safety agency shall advertise or otherwise promote the use of any number for emergency response service other than “9-1-1″.


2000, c. 1064; 2001, c. 713; 2005, c. 942.


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