Sec. 26-73. Parental responsibility for damage to property.
In the event graffiti is applied to any public property by a minor who is living with either or both parents, the City may institute an action and recover from the parents of the minor, or either of them, the costs for damages suffered by reason of the willful destruction of, or damage to, public property by the minor. The action by the City shall be subject to any limitation on the amount of recovery set forth in Section 8.01-43 of the Code of Virginia or other applicable state law. Any recovery action brought by an owner for damages by reason of graffiti to private property shall be subject to the limitation set forth in Section 8.01-44 of the Code of Virginia. (Ord. No. O-96-065, 3- 26-96)
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