ORDINANCE

AN ORDINANCE REPEALING CHAPTER 13, ARTICLE IV, SECTIONS 13-51, ET.SEQ, AND REENACTING AN AMENDED CHAPTER 13, ARTICLE IV, SECTIONS 13-51, ET.SEQ, OF THE CODE OF FAUQUIER PROVIDING FOR THE Elimination of the County Decal AND ESTABLISHING A Vehicle LICENSE Registration Fee AND FURTHER AMENDING CHAPTER 8, ARTICLE I, SECTION 8-1 TO PROVIDE AN Alternative PERSONAL PROPERTY FILING PROCEDURE FOR MOTOR VEHICLES

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of Fauquier County adopted an Ordinance  pursuant to Titles 46.2 and  58.1 of the Code of Virginia, 1950,  for the administration of County Vehicle License under Chapter 13, Article IV, sections 13-51 et.seq, and the filing of personal property returns under Chapter 8, Article I, section 8-1  of the Code of Fauquier respectively; and

WHEREAS, Title 46.2-752 (G) provides that the County is not required to issue a decal or any other tangible evidence of a local license to be displayed on the licensed vehicle if the County's Ordinance does not require display of a decal or other evidence of payment; and

            WHEREAS, Title 58.1-3518.1 permits an alternative Personal Property filing process that removes the requirement for  annual reporting of motor vehicle and trailers if there has been no change in situs or status since the last filing; and

WHEREAS, the local governing body may adopt a local Ordinance to accommodate the enabling legislation; and

            WHEREAS, after due notice and public hearing, the Board of Supervisors has determined that these changes are for the benefit of the citizens of Fauquier County; now, therefore, be it

ORDAINED by the Board of Supervisors of Fauquier County this 14th day of December 2006, That effective January 1, 2007 Chapter 13, Article IV, Sections 13-51, et.seq, is hereby repealed; and, be it

ORDAINED FURTHER, That Chapter 13, Article IV, Sections 13-51, et.seq, is hereby reenacted effective January 1, 2007 as Option ___ of the attached Ordinance proposals; and, be it

ORDAINED FINALLY, That Chapter 8, Article I, Section 8-1, is hereby amended effective January 1, 200__, as attached.

 

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