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Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
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Virginia Board for Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors


chapter
Home Inspector Licensing Regulations [18 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Home Inspector Licensing Regulations
State Authority Title 54.1, Chapter 5
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 Implement regulations for the licensure of home inspectors on or before July 1, 2017.
Meetings See all meetings (5) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Trisha L. Henshaw  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: alhi@dpor.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-8595    FAX: (866)350-5354    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
2017 Home Inspector Temporary Fee Reduction
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/01/2018.
Yellow CSST Disclosure
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/20/2017.
Transition from Certification to Licensure
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/01/2017.
Home Inspector Training Program Amendments
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/17/2017.
Remove requirement that initial training courses have to be taken in a classroom setting Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/01/2015.
Certified Home Inspector Regulations - Regulatory Reform Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/01/2015.
Fee Adjustment 2012 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/01/2015.
General review of regulations, including standards of practice and continuing education. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/01/2011.
Promulgation of certified home inspector regulations. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/01/2003.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Establishment of New Construction Home Inspection Training Program (HB 2103) Proposed Stage withdrawn on 07/11/2016 prior to publication in The Virginia Register.
Home Inspector Temporary License 08-2010 Emergency/NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 11/10/2010 before the Secretary's office completed its review.

Past Periodic Reviews
Date Filed Status
5/17/2019 Retain As Is
9/17/2015 Retain As Is
9/7/2011 Retain As Is