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Policies and Regulations

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 7-55

COMMUNITY RELATIONS

Fees for Use of School Facilities

The School Board shall adopt a schedule of fees to be charged for the use of school buildings and grounds. The fees shall be based upon the actual cost to the School Division, the facilities to be used, required services of school personnel and the type of organization filing the application. Higher fees may be charged when facilities are used for events open to the public and an admission fee or donation is charged.

Principals may waive custodial and/or supervisory fees when satisfactory alternatives are acceptable.

Civic and community organizations in the city not directly related to the School Division may be permitted the use of rooms for meeting purposes without charge for membership meetings. If such organizations request to use School Division facilities for fundraising or other events, a facilities use approval must be obtained and fees will be charged in accordance with the applicable School Board regulations.

Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth organizations (as defined by U.S.C. Title 36) have the same ability to use school facilities as other community groups.

Editorís Note:

See School Board Policy 5-53: Activities: Access to School Facilities
See School Board Policy 7-48: Community Use of School Facilities/Generally
See School Board Policy 7-49: Organizations Eligible to Use School Facilities
See School Board Regulation 7-55.1: Fees for Use of School Facilities

Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act § 9525 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by § 901 No Child Left Behind Act of 2001).

Code of Virginia § 22.1-131, as amended. Boards may permit use of school property; general conditions.

Adopted by School Board: October 20, 1992
Amended by School Board: September 2, 2003
Amended by School Board: August 19, 2014