Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Conservation and Recreation
Department of Conservation and Recreation

General Notice
Draft Virginia Floodplain Management Standards for State-Owned Property
Date Posted: 8/25/2023
Expiration Date: 9/9/2023
Submitted to Registrar for publication: NO
15 Day Comment Forum closed. Began on 8/25/2023 and ended 9/9/2023   [5 comments]

Purpose of Notice:  The Department of Conservation and Recreation is accepting public comment to establish the Virginia Floodplain Management Standards as required by the Code of Virginia § 10.1-603, which Governor Youngkin signed on April 12, 2023. 

After reviewing public comments and making any necessary and appropriate amendments to the draft, DCR will finalize the Virginia Floodplain Management Standards no later than October 31, 2023. Once finalized, the Standards will inform the development activities on state-owned property designated as flood-prone areas. 

Document for Public Comment: The document may be accessed at Floodplain Management Regulations and Ordinances ( 

Contact Information
Name / Title: Angela Davis  / Acting Division Director, Floodplain Management
Address: 600 East Main Street, 24th Floor
Richmond, 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)371-6135    FAX: (804)786-6141    TDD: ()-