Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Notices of Establishment and Description of Seasonally Condemned Areas At Marina Facilities [12 VAC 5 ‑ 140]    (Repealed)
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description These are specific notices to protect public health by preventing disease outbreaks attributable to shellfish contamination.
State Authority 9-6.14 :4.1 (B)(16 ) and Chapter 8 of Title 28.2
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation (i) Whether the notices continue to protect public health by preventing disease outbreaks attributable to shellfish contamination;

(ii) Whether Virginia's shellfish industry maintains its reputation nationally as reliably safe and free of contamination and Virginia shellfish continues to be shipped in interstate markets; and

(iii) Whether waters at marina facilities that are condemned to shellfish harvesting are opened quickly upon a finding that contamination has been abated.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Bob Croonenberghs, PhD  / Director, Shellfish Sanitation
Address: Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)864-7477    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Remove unnecessary material, standards for picking, packing and marketing crab meat, and a plan
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/15/2009.
Repeal of unnecessary regulations Fast-Track Stage withdrawn on 07/17/2009 before DPB authorized for Fast-Track status.
Deletion of unneeded regulations NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 01/23/2008 before DPB completed its review.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
9/4/2007 Agency Completed Repeal