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Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers, and Landscape Architects
[REPEALED] Public Participation Guidelines [18 VAC 10 ‑ 10]
Amendment to Public Participation Guidelines.
General Information
Action Summary The Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects (APELSCIDLA Board) Public Participation Guidelines (PPGs) mandate public participation in the promulgation process of regulations. The agency will maintain a mailing list to notify persons and organizations of intended regulatory action. The agency will mail such documents as “Notice of Intended Regulatory Actions,” “Notice of Commend Period” and a notice that final regulations have been adopted. The PPGs outline the necessary procedures for being placed on or deleted from the mailing list. The Notice of Intended Regulatory Action will provide for a comment period of at least 30 days and will state whether or not a public hearing will be held. The PPGs give specific instances on when the agency must hold a comment period and when the agency must reevaluate the regulations. The PPGs establish the procedures to be taken when substantial changes have been made prior to final adoption of the regulations. The use of and input from advisory committees to formulate regulations are established in the PPGs. The PPGs specify what meetings and notices will be published in The Virginia Register.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Periodic Review 9/1/1999
Periodic Review Requirement No, this action will not satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
1353 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/8/2001.
1633 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/11/2002.
2092 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/1/2003.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Mark N. Courtney  / Assistant Director
Address: 3600 W. Broad Street
Richmond, va 23230
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-8514    FAX: (804)367-2475    TDD: (804)367-9753