City Attorney

The city attorney, unless otherwise directed by City Council, has the management, charge, and control of all law business of the city, is the legal advisor to the mayor, council, city manager, and the various departments of the city, and provides representation to them in litigation in state and federal court, as well as before various administrative agencies. The mission of the Office of the City Attorney is to ensure that all city transactions are conducted in a legal and ethical manner.

The City Attorney's Office does not provide legal advice or opinions to citizens and cannot represent citizens in personal or private legal matters. If you need private representation, you may wish to consult your personal attorney or contact Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc., at 800-237-0141, or the Virginia Lawyer Referral Service at 800-552-7977.

City Code
The City Code is available online through the Municipal Code Corporation (Municode). However, Chapter 98 (Zoning Ordinance) is not located within the Municode. The only official printed version resides in the City Attorney's Office.

The text of the code of the City of Waynesboro, Virginia, is made available online as a convenience to citizens and the legal community. Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this online version of the City Code, please be advised that the only official edition of the code is the printed version maintained by the Waynesboro city attorney. Downloaded versions are not official. A copy of the printed code of the City of Waynesboro, Virginia, is available for review by the public during regular business hours in the Office of the City Manager. Printed copies of the code of the City of Waynesboro, Virginia, are also available for review at the city's library, but are not official versions as they are subject to updates.

Please note that the City Council may have made amendments, additions, or deletions to the code of the City of Waynesboro, Virginia, subsequent to the last supplementation of the online version of the code of the city.