New Regulations for Inoperable Cars in Albemarle County

By: News
By: News

December 19, 2014

Albemarle County is changing regulations on storing inoperable vehicles in the county. The new rules will go into effect January 1st.

Currently, people in residential districts can keep only one inoperable vehicle outside, and it must be completely covered or screened from view.

Tarps are not considered acceptable and if your house faces the street, any inoperable vehicles must be kept behind the front of the house.

"Once the zoning department receives a complaint, we'll send a code enforcement officer out to the property just to make sure that it is in fact an inoperable vehicle. At that point, they would discuss with the property owner, let the property owner know what the regulations are, and usually give them a week or so to address it," said Mandy Burbage, Senior Planner for Albemarle County Community Development.

These regulations do not apply to residents in rural areas.

The comments sections of are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we ask that you follow our rules for commenting. E-mail is required to comment on a story, but it will not be displayed with your comment. For complete rules, CLICK HERE. The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 236648591 -