Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Aviation
Virginia Aviation Board
Regulations Governing the Licensing and Operation of Airports and Aircraft and Obstructions to Airspace in the Commonwealth of Virginia [24 VAC 5 ‑ 20]
Take-Off and Landing Unmanned Aircraft on Land Owned by a Political Subdivision ...
Action 5697 / Stage 9225
Emergency/NOIRA Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 8/27/2021  12:59 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 3/4/2021   (modified 5/26/2021)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 5/13/2021    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/2/2021   

Public Hearing Will be held at the proposed stage
Emergency Authority Code of Virginia Section 2.2-4011 (B)
Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 4/2/2021
Review Completed: 5/13/2021
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 5/14/2021
Review Completed: 5/28/2021
Secretary Review Secretary of Transportation Review Completed: 7/26/2021
Governor's Review Review Completed: 8/2/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/13/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/13/2021    Volume: 38  Issue: 2
Comment Period Ended 10/13/2021
Effective Date 8/13/2021
Expiration Date 2/12/2023
Contact Information
Name / Title: Stephen Smiley  / Senior Aviation Planner
Address: 5702 Gulfstream Rd.
Richmond, VA 23250
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)236-3627    FAX: (804)236-3635    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this agency.


close window 
Action 5697:
Take-Off and Landing Unmanned Aircraft on Land Owned by a Political Subdivision or Locality
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (9225) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/13/2021 and expires on 02/12/2023.
close window 
Place On Hold Pending External Action
Enter a reason up to 300 characters. Will be viewable only on the Governor's Pending List.

and return to view the Pending List
A stage can be placed "On Hold" only once. When there are major issues with a stage, please consider asking the agency to withdraw the stage and submit a new stage when it is ready for review.
close window 
After uploading your memo document, don't forget to submit your review
Submit Review