Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Virginia Board for Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors
Home Inspector Licensing Regulations [18 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
This action is part of the regulatory reform initiative.
Remove requirement that initial training courses have to be taken in a classroom setting
General Information
Action Summary This regulatory action will amend 18VAC15-40-30 by removing the requirement that training courses have to be taken in a classroom setting to be accepted as meeting the Certified Home Inspector entry requirements. This will allow for distance learning options including, but not limited to, online courses.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [002848]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5995 Fast-Track Comment period complete, but objections were filed.
6684 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/14/2014.
6956 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/01/2015.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Tanya Pettus  / Board Administrator
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-0362    FAX: (866)350-5354    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.