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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board
Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals
 
chapter
Onsite Sewage System Professionals Licensing Regulations [18 VAC 160 ‑ 40]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Regulations establishing a regulatory program for licensing individuals as onsite soil evaluators, onsite sewage system installers, and onsite sewage system operators.
State Authority 54.1-113 , 54.1-201 , and 54.1-2301
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 To protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by regulating the onsite sewage system profession in the least burdensome, costly and intrusive manner to the citizens and busineses of the Commonwealth.
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Trisha L. Lindsey  / Board Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: waterwasteoper@dpor.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-8595    FAX: (866)350-5354    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments to Incorporate Changes from Marijuana Legalization
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. Becomes effective on 12/01/2021.
2021 Fee Adjustment NOIRA Secretary of Labor review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Update definition of maintenance
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/19/2018.
2017 Temporary Fee Reduction
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2018.
General Review 2014 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/01/2017.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
1/22/2021 Completed Retain As Is