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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Private Well Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 630]
Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review
General Information
Action Summary The intent of this planned regulatory action is to explore amendments to the Regulations based on current industry standards, comments received during the periodic review process, and comments received from the Private Well Regulations Workgroup, in order to ensure the Regulations (i) are protective of public health and the environment, (ii) address changes in current standards and practices, (iii) clarify regulatory language, and (iv) exhibit improved consistency with other regulations related to private wells and groundwater resources.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005654]
Result of Periodic Review Dated 8/17/2016
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8046 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/31/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Lance Gregory  / Director, Div'n. of Onsite Sewage and Water Svces.
Address: 109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-7470    FAX: (804)864-7475    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.