Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Transportation
Department of Transportation
Vegetation Control Regulations on State Rights of Way [24 VAC 30 ‑ 200]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Exempt Action Pursuant to Change in State Law - Role of Localities
Action 2487
General Information
Action Summary This APA-exempt action revises the regulation to include provisions concerning the role of localities in the permit process for vegetation control on state rights-of-way. Chapters 512 and 543 of the 2006 Acts of Assembly revised the statutes concerning this regulation to allow localities greater authority where the application affected right of way not under the control of the Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner. The statutory amendments also provide for an appeals process to the Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner in cases where a locality rejected an application, and a fee of $400 to be filed with each appeal.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Section 2.2-4006 4 a
RIS Project Yes  [000974]
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
4337 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/28/2007.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kevin Gregg  / Division Administrator
Address: Maintenance Division
1401 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-2949    FAX: (804)786-0628    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.