City Looks To Limit Places To Panhandle

Public Hearing On Proposal Set For April

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Posted: March 28, 2014

The city has proposed an ordinance to ban to “aggressive” panhandling after receiving complaints from shoppers and others using downtown parking garages.
Pedestrians walk near the entrance to Bank of America on Court Square on Thursday. City Council is eyeing a proposal to ban panhandling outright on city transit buses and at bus stops, near banks and ATMs and, in some cases, on private property. (Photos by Michael Reilly)

HARRISONBURG — City Council will hold a public hearing in two weeks on a proposal to ban panhandling on city transit buses and at bus stops, near banks and ATMs and, in some cases, on private...



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