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Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
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Board for Contractors


chapter
Board for Contractors Regulations [18 VAC 50 ‑ 22]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Regulations establishing entry requirements and standards of conduct for the Board for Contractors.
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, safey and welfare of the public by regulating the contractor profession in the least burdensome, costly and intrusive manner to the citizens of the Commonwealth.
Meetings See all meetings (2) relating to this chapter.

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
Amendment to RM and DE requirements
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Final Adoption period is underway and will end on 10/16/2019.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Temporary Reduction of Renewal and Reinstatement Fees
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/01/2019.
Addition of Miscellaneous Specialty Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/01/2019.
Addition of remediation specialty Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2018.
Temporary Reduction of Contractor Renewal and Reinstatement Fees
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/01/2017.
Amendments to classifications and specialties Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/01/2016.
Addition of Commercial Building Classification Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2016.
Renewal and Reinstatement Fee Reduction
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/01/2015.
Residential Building Energy Analysts - Firms Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2016.
Reivew of Contract Provisions Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2014.
Contractor Regulations - Regulatory Reform Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2016.
Temporary License Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2014.
Amending regulations to add/modify specialties Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2014.
General review Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2012.
Fee adjustment to comply Section 54.1-113 of the Code of Virginia (Callahan Act). Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/01/2010.
Amendment to Board for Contractors Regulations to add education as a prerequisite to licensure as mandated by the General Assembly. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2008.
Amendment to the Board for Contractors regulations. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/01/2006.
Amendment to Board for Contractors Regulations. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/01/2005.
Amendment to Contractor and Tradesman Regulations to Increase Fees Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2003.
Amendment to Board for Contractor Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/01/2001.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments to Improve Application Integrity Proposed Stage withdrawn on 02/16/2017 after the comment period had ended.
Amendment to the Board for Contractors Public Participation Guidelines

Past Periodic Reviews
Date Filed Status
5/7/2019 Retain As Is
8/25/2015 Retain As Is
9/27/2011 Retain As Is