Ordinances

The Hanover County Code is accessible online via Municode. Municode publishes online libraries of municipal codes for various localities, including Hanover County.

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Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1 – General Provisions
  • Chapter 2 – Administration
  • Chapter 4 – Animals
  • Chapter 6 – Buildings and Construction Regulations
  • Chapter 6.5 – Cable Television
  • Chapter 8 – Elections
  • Chapter 9 – Public Safety
  • Chapter 10 – Environmental Management
  • Chapter 12 – Floodplain and Drainage Control
  • Chapter 12.5 – Law Enforcement
  • Chapter 13 – Libraries
  • Chapter 15 – Motor Vehicles and Traffic
  • Chapter 16 – Noise
  • Chapter 17 – Offenses – Miscellaneous
  • Chapter 18 – Refuse
  • Chapter 20 – Sewers and Sewage Disposal
  • Chapter 21 – Solicitors
  • Chapter 22 – Taxation
  • Chapter 22.1 – Taxicabs
  • Chapter 22.5 – Tree Preservation
  • Chapter 23 – Water Code
  • Chapter 24 – Weapons
  • Chapter 25 – Subdivisions
  • Chapter 26 – Zoning Ordinance 

Note: Skipped chapter numbers are reserved for future content

Code of Virginia

The laws within the Code of Virginia also apply to Hanover County. 


Forms and Documents