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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Environmental Quality
Board
State Water Control Board
chapter
Ground Water Withdrawal Regulations [9 VAC 25 ‑ 610]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Incorporate Statutory Changes Related to New Subdivisions Served by Private Wells
 
General Information
Action Summary This amendment adds a new section that requires new subdivisions located in a designated groundwater management area to apply for a technical evaluation from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) prior to final subdivision plat approval if there will be 30 or more lots within the subdivision served by private wells. The technical evaluation recommends an aquifer or aquifers that will meet the needs of the subdivision that will minimize unmitigated impacts to groundwater resources and any offsite impacts to existing groundwater users. The recommendation is nonbinding, however, the developer is required to prepare and submit a mitigation plan to the Department, and record a mitigation plan approved by the Department with the subdivision plat prior to constructing any private wells within the subdivision. The Department will recover the costs of conducting the technical evaluation. A definition of
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4406 A 4 a of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [005516]
Associated Mandates Incorporation of Statutory Changes Related to New Subdivisions Served by Private Wells
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8388 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/14/2018.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Scott Kudlas 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: scott.kudlas@deq.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)698-4456    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.