Vol. 27 Iss. 17 - April 25, 2011

Chapter 620
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 amending the following regulation: 12VAC5-620, Regulations Governing Application Fees for Construction Permits for Onsite Sewage Disposal Systems and Private Wells. The purpose of the proposed action is to revise the regulations by incorporating the relevant provisions of the Code of Virginia that have been added or amended since the existing regulation became effective and by incorporating by reference the provisions of the 2010-2012 Biennium Appropriation Act or its successors (Item 287 of the 2010 Appropriation Act). Further, the board intends to incorporate other amendments, authorized by the Code of Virginia and the Appropriation Act, that are consistent with the Virginia Department of Health's current policies and practices and will better enable the board to carry out its responsibilities for the safe and sanitary treatment and disposal of sewage so as to protect public health and the environment.

The agency intends to hold a public hearing on the proposed action after publication in the Virginia Register.

Statutory Authority: §§ 32.1-164 and 32.1-176.4 of the Code of Virginia.

Public Comment Deadline: May 25, 2011.

Agency Contact: Jim Bowles, Department of Health, 109 Governor Street, Richmond, VA 23219, telephone (804) 864-7475, or email

VA.R. Doc. No. R11-2718; Filed April 5, 2011, 4:29 p.m.