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Mandate 1329

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Subaqueous beds; nontidal waters, permit requirements
Purpose of legislation
Authorizes any person to build, dump, trespass, encroach upon or over, or take or use any materials from subaqueous beds that are the property of the Commonwealth, provided that such activity is conducted in nontidal waters and such person obtains a Virginia Water Protection Permit and complies with all requirements of the Virginia Water Resources and Wetlands Protection Program.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 258 (2023)
Chap 259 (2023)
VAC chapters to be amended
9 vac 25 - 210 : Virginia Water Protection Permit Regulation
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 6265: Amendment to change the Virginia Water Protection Permit Program Regulation (9VAC25-210 et seq.) in response to Chapters 245, 258, and 259 of the 2023 Virginia Acts of Assembly
Latest Stage: Final
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