Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Virginia Waste Management Board
Solid Waste Management Permit Action Fees and Annual Fees [9 VAC 20 ‑ 90]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Revisions to Conform to 2011 General Assembly Action
Action 3486
General Information
Action Summary This final exempt regulatory action is being taken to implement Chapter 420 of the 2011 Acts of Assembly. Annual fees for sanitary landfills, noncaptive industrial landfills, and construction and demolition debris landfills are specified in law and these facilities will be assessed a fee of $0.115 per ton of waste deposited in their facility. Incinerators and energy recovery facilities will be assessed an annual fee of $0.055 per ton of waste incinerated. The annual fees for other types of solid waste management facilities such as composting, regulated medical waste, and transfer stations are also specified in law. The annual fees will be adjusted annually for inflation based on the Consumer Price Index. The regulations are also being revised to update citations that have changed as a result of Amendment 7 to the Solid Waste Management Regulations (9VAC20-81).
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Sections 2.2-4006 A 4 a and A 3 of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [002766]
Associated Mandates Annual fees for nonhazardous solid waste management facilities
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
5898 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/03/2011.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Melissa Porterifeld 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4238    FAX: (804)698-4346    TDD: ()-