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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals

Onsite Sewage System Professionals Licensing Regulations [18 VAC 160 ‑ 40]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description Regulations establishing a regulatory program for licensing individuals as onsite soil evaluators, onsite sewage system installers, and onsite sewage system operators.
State Authority ,54.1-113 ,54.1-201 and and 54.1-2301
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 the onsite sewage system profession in the least burdensome, costly and intrusive manner to the citizens and busineses of the Commonwealth.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Trisha Henshaw  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-8595    FAX: (866)350-5354    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
2017 Temporary Fee Reduction
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2018.
General Review 2014 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 4/1/2017.