Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Virginia Waste Management Board
Solid Waste Management Regulations [9 VAC 20 ‑ 81]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
HB 1352 (2020) Amendment
Action 5608
General Information
Action Summary The 2020 General Assembly amended the Virginia Waste Management Act (Act) under Chapter 14 of Title 10.1 of the Code of Virginia. Chapter 621 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly prohibits the disposal of solid waste in an unpermitted facility and provides that the presence of unpermitted solid waste on a person's property is prima facie evidence that the person allowed solid waste to be disposed of on his property without a permit. Based on this action by the General Assembly, this regulatory action will amend Section 40 of the Virginia Solid Waste Management Regulations to comport with the Chapter 621 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly.
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: ยง 2.2-4006.A.4.a of the Administrative Process Act
RIS Project Yes  [006486]
Associated Mandates Solid Waste disposal; unpermitted sites and open dumps; regulation and cleanup
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
9079 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/11/2020.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Debra Harris  / Policy and Planning Specialist
Address: Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4209    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-