Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Private Well Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 630]
Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review
Action 4900
General Information
Action Summary The intent of this planned regulatory action is to explore amendments to the Regulations based on current industry standards, comments received during the periodic review process, and comments received from the Private Well Regulations Workgroup, in order to ensure the Regulations (i) are protective of public health and the environment, (ii) address changes in current standards and practices, (iii) clarify regulatory language, and (iv) exhibit improved consistency with other regulations related to private wells and groundwater resources.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005654]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 8/17/2016
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8046 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/31/2018.
8653 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/18/2022.
9812 Final Governor's office review in progress.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Lance Gregory  / Director, Div'n. of Onsite Sewage and Water Svces.
Address: 109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-7491    FAX: (804)864-7475    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.