Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Transportation
Department of Transportation
Rules and Regulations for the Administration of Waysides and Rest Areas [24 VAC 30 ‑ 50]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description This regulation sets forth rules concerning the use of waysides and rest areas, including prohibited actions, and those allowed with a permit.
State Authority Section 33.2-210 and 33.2-246 , Code of Virginia .
Federal Authority None.
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation VDOT seeks public comment regarding the following question: Does the regulation meet the following goals?

1. To protect the public's health, safety, and welfare with the least possible intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
2. To ensure maximum utility of facilities to users.
3. Is the regulation written clearly and understandably?

Contact Information
Name / Title: Emmett Heltzel, P. E.  / Division Administrator
Address: Maintenance Division
1401 E. Broad Street - attn: Brookfield
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-0816    FAX: (804)662-9405    TDD: ()-
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Past Actions
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Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
7/22/2021 Agency Completed Retain As Is
5/17/2013 Agency Completed Retain As Is
6/26/2001 Agency Completed Retain As Is