Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Air Pollution Control Board
Regulation for Mobile Sources [9 VAC 5 ‑ 180]    (Withdrawn)
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Establishes requirements for control of air pollution from motor vehicles and contains provisions addressing anti-tampering, visible emission standards, commercial and public service motor vehicles and export/import of motor vehicles.
State Authority Section 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority Clean Air Act (Section 110)
40 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 51
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation The specific and measurable goals the regulation is intended to achieve are as follows:

1. To protect public health and/or welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

2. To ensure that owners maintain air pollution control systems in order to control levels of particulate matter being emitted into the ambient air.

3. To prohibit emissions which would (i) contribute to nonattainment of the air quality standard for particulate matter or interfere with maintenance of the standard or (ii) adversely impact public health and/or welfare.
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Melissa Porterfield  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Department of Environmental Quality
1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400, P. O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)698-4238    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Mobile Sources (Rev. I00) Proposed Stage withdrawn on 10/16/2001 before DPB completed its review.