Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Air Pollution Control Board
Permits for Stationary Sources [9 VAC 5 ‑ 80]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Revise regulations to implement new requirements for transfer of authority and requests for certain public hearings (Revision D22)
Action 6078
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 356 of the 2022 Acts of Assembly limits the authority of the State Air Pollution Control Board to issuance of regulations, and transfers the board's existing authority to issue permits, orders, and variances to the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). Procedures for public comment on pending controversial permits and on regulatory changes necessary to implement the legislation are established. A number of technical corrections are also being made.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 9 VAC 5-80 Permits for Stationary Sources Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  9 VAC 5 - 170 Regulation for General Administration Amend Existing Regulation
  9 VAC 5 - 85 Permits for Stationary Sources of Pollutants Subject to Regulation Amend Existing Regulation
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act, but falls within the Executive Branch and will be reviewed by the Governor's Office.
RIS Project Yes  [7152]
Associated Mandates Revisions to State Air Pollution Control Board's authority
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9789 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/23/2022.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Karen G. Sabasteanski 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)659-1973    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.