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Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board


chapter
Impounding Structure Regulations [4 VAC 50 ‑ 20]
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Chapter Information
Description This regulation is promulgated by the Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board and provides for the proper and safe design, construction, operation and maintenance of impounding structures to protect public safety.
State Authority § 10.1-604 et seq . of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Michael R. Fletcher  / Board and Constituent Services Liaison
Address: 600 East Main Street, 24th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: michael.fletcher@dcr.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-8445    FAX: (804)786-6141    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend the Impounding Structure Regulations to incorporate the Probable Maximum Flood Study as required by Chapters 475 and 479 of the 2014 General Assembly Session
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/23/2016.
Amendment to the Impounding Structure Regulations to provide economic and regulatory relief. Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/8/2012.
Amendment to Virginia Impounding Structure Regulations to grandfather certain dams from changes made to the Regulations in 2008 for one permit cycle Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/22/2011.
Amendments to conform the Virginia Impounding Structure Regulations to legislative changes made duri
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/22/2010.
Amend provisions of Virginia’s Impounding Structure Regulations to enhance the Dam Safety Program and to improve public safety. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/26/2008.
Amend the Impounding Structure Regulations to reflect Code of Virginia changes including the required update to the impounding structure definition
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2002.