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Department of Transportation
Department of Transportation
Rules and Regulations for the Administration of Parking Lots and Environs [24 VAC 30 ‑ 100]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Implementation of Ch. 765 (2016 Acts of Assembly) re: Mobile food vending at VDOT Commuter lots
Action 5078
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 765 of the 2016 Acts of Assembly directed the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to develop guidelines, consistent with the Commonwealth Transportation Board's (CTB’s) regulations and policies, to allow mobile food vending in Planning District 8 (Northern Virginia) Commuter Lots. The proposed regulatory changes include the following provisions: • Set the fee for a two-month permit at $250 and a weekend-only vending fee of $110 • Require vendors to have o Local vending permits, which include background checks o Department of Health approval o Insurance • Prohibit vendors from interfering with safety and operation of the commuter lots • Prohibit vending in lots (or portions thereof) that are considered Interstate right-of-way • Require cleanup of vending site and removal of litter • Require vendors to provide a surety to ensure cleanup and restoration of any damage to site
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 24 VAC 30-100 Rules and Regulations for the Administration of Parking Lots and Environs Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  24 VAC 30 - 151 Land Use Permit Regulations Amend Existing Regulation
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: Chapter 765 of the 2016 Acts of Assembly
RIS Project Yes  [004830]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
Associated Mandates Establish guidelines consistent with Commonwealth Transportation Board regulations to permit mobile food vending in VDOT-owned commuter parking lots.
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
8325 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/05/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Hofrichter, Robert  / Director, Office of Land Use
Address: 1221 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
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