Vol. 26 Iss. 17 - April 26, 2010

Regulations for Alternative Onsite Sewage Systems
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action

Notice is hereby given in accordance with § 2.2-4007.01 of the Code of Virginia that the State Board of Health intends to consider promulgating the following regulations: 12VAC5-613, Regulations for Alternative Onsite Sewage Systems. The purpose of the proposed action is to implement Chapter 220 of the 2009 Acts of Assembly by setting performance and horizontal setback requirements, as well as system operation and maintenance requirements, for alternative onsite sewage systems.

The agency does not intend to hold a public hearing on the proposed action after publication in the Virginia Register.

Statutory Authority: § 32.1-164 of the Code of Virginia; Chapter 220 of the 2009 Acts of Assembly.

Public Comment Deadline: May 26, 2010.

Agency Contact: Allen Knapp, Director, Division of Onsite Sewage, Water Services, Environmental Engineering, and Marina Programs, Department of Health, 109 Governor Street, Richmond, VA 23219, telephone (804) 864-7470, or email

VA.R. Doc. No. R10-2164; Filed April 7, 2010, 10:29 a.m.