Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Conservation and Recreation
Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board
Resource Management Plans [4 VAC 50 ‑ 70]
Review 1834
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 6/11/2019
Notice of Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2018) and ยงยง 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Conservation and Recreation on behalf of the Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of VAC citation: 4VAC50-70, Resource Management Plans regulations.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2018).

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The regulations may be viewed on the Virginia Administrative Code website at
The comment period begins July 8, 2019, and ends September 6, 2019.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at

Comments may also be sent to Christine Watlington, Department of Conservation and Recreation, 600 East Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219, telephone (804) 786-3319, FAX (804) 371-2630, or email

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Lisa McGee  / Policy and Planning Director
Address: 600 East Main Street, 24th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-4378    FAX: (804)786-6141    TDD: ()-   
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 7/8/2019
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 7/29/2019

Comments Received: 1

Review Result
Retain the regulation with no changes
TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (not yet submitted)
Governor's Office approves the agency decision on 01/07/2022
Attorney General Certification
Submitted to OAG: 6/11/2019
Review Completed: 6/11/2019
Result: Certified
pdf Review Memo      
Governor's Office Review
Submitted to Governor: 6/11/2019
Governor's Review: Approved 1/7/2022