Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board
Board for Contractors


chapter
Individual License and Certification Regulations [18 VAC 50 ‑ 30]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description Regulations establishing entry requirements and standards of conduct for tradesman.
State Authority 54.1-201
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 To protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by regulating tradesman in the least burdensome, costly and intrusive manner to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Eric L. Olson  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: contractors@dpor.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-2785    FAX: (866)430-1033    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Temporary Reduction of Tradesman Renewal and Reinstatement Fees Final Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (5/15/2017).

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Renewal and Reinstatement Fee Reduction Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/1/2015.
Residential Building Energy Analysts - Individuals Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/1/2015.
Tradesman Regulations - Regulatory Reform Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2016.
Certified Accessibility Mechanics Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2014.
General review Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2013.
Fee adjustment to comply with Section 54.1-113 of the Code of Virginia (Callahan Act). Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 4/1/2010.
Certified Water Well Systems Providers Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/15/2007.
Certified Elevator Mechanics Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 4/1/2007.
Amendment to Board for Contractor Tradesman Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 4/1/2007.
Amendment to Board for Contractors Regulations. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/1/2005.
Amendment to Contractor and Tradesman Regulations to Increase Fees Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2003.
Amendment to Contractor Tradesman regulations. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/1/2001.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments to Improve Application Integrity Proposed Stage withdrawn on 2/16/2017 after the comment period had ended.
Amending Requirements for Education Providers NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 6/27/2016 after the comment period had ended.
Consider amending length of inactive status to either lengthen or include an emeritus status NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 6/27/2016 after the comment period had ended.
Temporary License Emergency/NOIRA Stage withdrawn before the Governor's office completed its review.