Agencies | Governor
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]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Yellow CSST Disclosure
General Information
Action Summary Exempt action to conform minimum home inspection report provisions (18 VAC 15-40-130) to Chapter 805 of the 2017 Acts of Assembly. The new law, effective July 1, 2017, mandates that if a home inspector observes the presence of any yellow corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST) while inspecting a home built prior to the adoption of the 2006 Virginia Construction Code, the home inspector must disclose this observation in the home inspection report, along with a specific advisory statement to the consumer.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Subsection A.4.a of ยง 2.2-4006
RIS Project Yes  [005101]
Associated Mandates Yellow CSST disclosure
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
7974 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/20/2017.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Trisha L. Lindsey  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-8595    FAX: (866)350-5354    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.