Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Air Pollution Control Board
Regulation for Open Burning [9 VAC 5 ‑ 130]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Recodification of Open Burning Rule
Action 2952
General Information
Action Summary This regulatory action (i) re-codifies the "Emission Standards for Open Burning" as the "Regulation for Open Burning" in 9 VAC 5 Chapter130; and (ii) deletes the existing "Open Burning Rule" (Rule 4-40) located in Article 40, 9 VAC 5 Chapter 40, Sections 5600 - 5645.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 9 VAC 5-130 Regulation for Open Burning Promulgate New Regulation
Other chapters
  9 VAC 5 - 40 Existing Stationary Sources
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 A 3 of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [001680]
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
4990 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/18/2009.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Megan Joyce  
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)592-8191    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.