Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Transportation
Department of Transportation
Vegetation Control Regulations on State Rights of Way [24 VAC 30 ‑ 200]
Review 614
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 6/30/2001
Notice of Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order Number 25 (98), the Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled the regulation listed below for review. VDOT will conduct this review to determine whether the regulation should be terminated, amended, or retained as written. If any changes are deemed necessary, VDOT will file the appropriate documentation as required to comply with applicable statute or other directives.

VDOT seeks public comment regarding the following question: Does the regulation meet the following goals?
1. To permit sign owners to remove vegetation around signs in accordance with agency policies, procedures, and criteria concerning aesthetics and health of vegetation.
2. To protect the public's health, safety, and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
3. Is the regulation written clearly and understandably?

Regulation Title: Vegetation control Regulations on State Rights of Way
Subject: This regulation sets forth the policies, criteria, and procedures that VDOT, on behalf of the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB), will follow in granting permits to allow vegetation to be removed from the vicinity of signs/structures on state property controlled by the CTB. .
APA Exemption: None
VAC Number: 24 VAC 30-200-10 et seq.

Contact: James R. Barrett, Environmental Program Manager
Va. Dept. of Transportation - Envir. Division
1201 E. Broad St.
Richmond , VA 23219
Telephone #: 804-371-6826
Fax #: 804-371-6827
E-mail Address:

Comments may be submitted from – June 30, 2001 – July 21, 2001, to the contact referenced above.

Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 6/30/2001
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 7/21/2001

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Retain the regulation with no changes
pdf TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (9/21/2001)
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line