Vol. 32 Iss. 2 - September 21, 2015

Chapter 151
Final Regulation

REGISTRAR'S NOTICE: The Commonwealth Transportation Board is claiming an exemption from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act in accordance with § 2.2-4006 A 4 a of the Code of Virginia, which excludes regulations that are necessary to conform to changes in Virginia statutory law where no agency discretion is involved. The Commonwealth Transportation Board will receive, consider, and respond to petitions from any interested person at any time with respect to reconsideration or revision.

Title of Regulation: 24VAC30-151. Land Use Permit Regulations (amending 24VAC30-151-670).

Statutory Authority: § 33.2-210 of the Code of Virginia.

Effective Date: October 21, 2015.

Agency Contact: Robert W. Hofrichter, Assistant Director for Land Use, Transportation and Mobility Planning Division, Department of Transportation, 1401 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219, telephone (804) 786-0780, FAX (804) 786-0628, or email


Pursuant to Chapter 466 of the 2015 Acts of Assembly, the amendments permit mobile food vending on state highway rights-of-way except limited access highways and allow localities to regulate the operation of such mobile food vending businesses located on the state highway rights-of-way within the locality in a manner consistent with local ordinances and the board's regulations and policies.

24VAC30-151-670. Prohibited use of right-of-way.

No permit shall be issued for the following uses of the right-of-way:

1. Signs. Signs not otherwise allowed in this chapter shall not be placed on the highway right-of-way or overhang the right-of-way.

2. Vendors on right-of-way. Permits will not be issued to vendors for operation of business within state rights-of-way, except as:

a. As may be allowed for waysides and rest areas under the Rules and Regulations for the Administration of Waysides and Rest Areas (see 24VAC30-151-760).

b. Vendors of newspapers and written materials enjoy constitutional protection under the First Amendment to place or operate their services within rights-of-way, provided they neither impede traffic nor impact the safety of the traveling public. Newspaper vending machine size, placement, and location shall be as directed by the district administrator's designee for that area.

c. To localities to administer mobile food vending on nonlimited access highways, where the vending operations are regulated by local ordinances, operated consistent with such ordinances, and in accordance with the Commonwealth Transportation Board's regulations and policies.

3. Dwellings. No private dwellings, garages, or similar structures shall be placed or constructed within the right-of-way, except as may be allowed under 24VAC30-151-220 and 24VAC30-151-230.

NOTICE: The following forms used in administering the regulation were filed by the agency. The forms are not being published; however, online users of this issue of the Virginia Register of Regulations may click on the name of a form with a hyperlink to access it. The forms are also available from the agency contact or may be viewed at the Office of the Registrar of Regulations, General Assembly Building, 2nd Floor, Richmond, Virginia 23219.

FORMS (24VAC30-151)

Land Use Permit, Application, LUP-A (rev. 3/10).

Land Use Permit, Special Provisions, Notice of Permittee Liability, LUP-SP (rev. 3/10).

Land Use Permit, House Movement Application, LUP-HM (rev. 3/10).

Land Use Permit, Corporate Surety Bond, LUP-CSB (rev. 3/10).

Land Use Permit, Irrevocable Letter of Credit Bank Agreement, LUP-LC (rev. 3/10).

Land Use Permit, Surety Bond, LUP-SB (rev. 3/10).

Land Use Permit, In-Place Permit for Subdivision Street Utility, LUP-IPP (rev. 1/10).

Land Use Permit, Prior-Rights Permit Application, LUP-PRP (rev. 9/09).

Land Use Permit, Special Provision, VDOT Erosion & Sediment Control Contractor Certification, LUP-ESCC (rev. 3/10).

Land Use Permit, Special Provision, VDOT Work Zone Traffic Control Certification Verification, LUP-WZTCV (rev. 3/10).

Land Use Permit LUP-A, Land Use Permit Application (rev. 9/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-AUA, Agricultural Use Agreement (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-BMA, Land Use Permit Application - Building Movement (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-BMI, Building Movement - Investigator's Report (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-BMR, Building Movement - Route Certification (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-BMQ, Building Movement - Prequalification Questionnaire (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-BMV, Building Movement - VDOT Recommendation (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-CCV, Chemical Control of Vegetation (rev. 7/2015)

Land Use Permit LUP-CS, Cash Surety Affidavit (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-CSB, Corporate Surety Bond (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-CUA, Commercial Use Agreement (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-ESCCC, Erosion & Sediment Control Contractor Certification (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-IPP, Land Use Permit Application - In Place Utility, New Street Acceptance (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-LC, Bank Irrevocable Letter of Credit (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-MFV, Local Program for the Temporary Occupation of Right-of-Way by Mobile Food Vendors, (eff. 9/2015)

Land Use Permit LUP-OC, Open-Cut Pavement Restoration Requirements (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-PA, Permit Agreement for Occupation of Right-of-Way (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-PRU, Land Use Permit Application - Prior Rights Utility (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-SB, Surety Bond (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-SEA, Special Events Approvals (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-SEI, Special Event Information (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-SPG, Special Provisions - General (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit LUP-WZTCC, Work Zone Traffic Control Certification (rev. 8/2014)

Land Use Permit Resolution (rev. 8/2014)

VA.R. Doc. No. R16-4498; Filed September 1, 2015, 8:05 a.m.