General Provisions

This is Article 1 of the Code of Virginia, titled “General Provisions.” It is part of Title 15.2, titled “Counties, Cities And Towns.” It is part of Subtitle II, titled “Powers Of Local Government.” It is part of Chapter 14, titled “Governing Bodies Of Localities.” It’s comprised of the following 15 sections.

§ 15.2-1400
Governing bodies
§ 15.2-1401
Powers granted localities vested in their governing bodies
§ 15.2-1402
Declared to be body politic of Commonwealth; seal
§ 15.2-1403
Governing body to be continuing body
§ 15.2-1404
How localities may sue or be sued; arbitration
§ 15.2-1405
Immunity of members of local governmental entities; exception
§ 15.2-1406
Compensation of governing bodies
§ 15.2-1407
Administrative leave for certain members of governing bodies
§ 15.2-1408
Restrictions on activities of former officers and employees by certain counties and cities
§ 15.2-1409
Investigations by governing bodies
§ 15.2-1410
Chairman and mayor may administer oaths
§ 15.2-1411
Appointment of advisory boards, committees and commissions; compensation and reimbursement of expenses
§ 15.2-1412
Reproductions of records and documents and legal status thereof; destruction of originals
§ 15.2-1413
Governing bodies of localities may provide for continuity of government in case of enemy attack, etc
§ 15.2-1414
Governing bodies may have a legal enumeration of the population