Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Rules and Regulations Governing Campgrounds [12 VAC 5 ‑ 450]
Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review
Action 4554
General Information
Action Summary The intent of this regulatory action is to amend the regulations, to address current camping practices, update terminology, and remove or replace outdated requirements. The goals are to increase consistency and understanding in the campground program, reduce the number of requests the Virginia Department of Health receives and ultimately grants to waive the regulatory requirements, and apply current public health practices industry-wide to promote public safety, while reducing burdensome, regulatory oversight.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004752]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 5/8/2013
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
7545 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/27/2016.
7790 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/28/2017.
8149 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/28/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Olivia McCormick  / Tourist Establishment Services Program Manager
Address: 109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)785-8146    FAX: (804)864-7475    TDD: ()-