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Department of Housing and Community Development
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Board of Housing and Community Development
chapter
Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code [13 VAC 5 ‑ 51]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Amend the Statewide Fire Prevention Code to comport with Chapter 856, Va. Acts 2002.
 
General Information
Action Summary CHAPTER 856 of the 2002 Acts of Assembly requires the Statewide Fire Prevention Code to provide for the establishment of statewide optional standards for the use and sale of fireworks in the Commonwealth. Under current law, the sale of fireworks is prohibited except in certain limited circumstances when localities are authorized to issue permits. The regulation allows localities to issue permits for the display of fireworks by fair associations, amusement parks or other groups. The regulation defines "fireworks" as any firecracker, torpedo, skyrocket, or other substance or objects, of whatever form or construction, that contains any explosive or inflammable compound or substance, and is intended or commonly known as fireworks, and which explodes, rises into the air or travels laterally, or fires projectiles into the air.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
Exempt Citation: ยง2.2-4006A4a of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
1825 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/15/2002.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kyle Flanders  / Senior Policy Analyst
Address: Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: kyle.flanders@dhcd.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)786-6761    FAX: (804)371-7090    TDD: (804)371-7089

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