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Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Regulations for Tradespersons Installing Invasive Plant Species [2 VAC 5 ‑ 455]    (Under Development)
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Chapter 153 of the 2023 Acts of Assembly directs the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to develop and establish regulations that require tradespersons involved with proposing or installing plants to provide written notification to property owners for all plants proposed for installation that are included on DCR's list of invasive plants established pursuant to Va. Code ยง 10.1-104.6:2.
State Authority Section 3.2-802 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority n/a
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 None entered
Meetings There is 1 future meeting that specifically targets this chapter for discussion. See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: David Gianino  / Program Manager, Office of Plant Industry Services
Address: P.O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-3515    FAX: (804)371-7793    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Promulgate regulations governing the installation of invasive plant species by tradespersons in Virginia NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/06/2023.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status