Department of Health
State Board of Health
Sewage Handling and Disposal Regulations
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 610]
Amend Regulations to incorporate Statutory Changes from HB1231 of 2012
Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/22/2012.
Adopt new performance-based regulations pertaining to locating, designing, constructing and operating onsite sewage systems.
Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/12/2008.
Comprehensively amend the regulations in order to protect public health and groundwater.
Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2000.
Adoption of Updated Regulations
Stage withdrawn on 4/9/2008 after the comment period had ended.
Amend to specify a minimum footprint.
Stage withdrawn before DPB completed its review.
Amend the regulations for mass sewage systems and allowable rock content of soils
Stage withdrawn on 4/10/2007 after the comment period had ended.