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Regulations for authorized onsite soil evaluators [12 VAC 5 ‑ 615]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description These regulations will allow the agency to accept private site evaluations and designs, in compliance with the Board's regulations for septic systems, designed and certified by a licensed professional engineer in consultation with an authorized onsite soil evaluator.
State Authority ,32.1-163.5 ,32.1-164 Chapter ,871 1999 Acts of Assembly
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

Contact Information
Name / Title: Dwayne Roadcap  / Director, Division of Sewage and Water Services
109 Governor St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)864-7470    FAX: (804)864-7475    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeal of Authorized Onsite Soil Evaluator Regulations Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/16/2018.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Adoption of emergency regulations for authorized onsite soil evaluators Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2002.

Past Periodic Reviews
Optional Title Date Filed Status
10/3/2007 Repeal