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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Regulations for Alternative Onsite Sewage Systems [12 VAC 5 ‑ 613]
Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review
General Information
Action Summary The Regulations for Alternative Onsite Sewage Systems (AOSS Regulations) (12VAC5-613) became effective December 7, 2011. As required by Executive Order 14 amended (2018) and ยงยง 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, VDH must conduct a periodic review of the regulations every four years. The purpose of the periodic review is to determine whether the regulations should be continued without change or be amended or repealed in part. VDH initiated the comment period for this Periodic Review on January 25, 2016, and ended the comment period on February 25, 2016. VDH received 34 comments during the period noting areas of potential improvement. Additionally, legislation introduced during the 2018 General Assembly Session highlighted further areas for improvement. Based on this feedback, the intended regulatory action would propose to amend the following areas of the AOSS Regulations: 1. 12VAC5-613-10 2. 12VAC5-613-30 3. 12VAC5-613-40 4. 12VAC5-613-50 5. 12VAC5-613-60 6. 12VAC5-613-70 7. 12VAC5-613-80 8. 12VAC5-613-90 9. 12VAC5-613-100 10. 12VAC5-613-120 11. 12VAC5-613-150 12. 12VAC6-613-160 13. 12VAC5-613-170 14. 12VAC5-613-180 15. 12VAC5-613-190 16. 12VAC5-613-200 17. 12VAC5-613-210
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project Yes  [005991]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Dated 12/29/2015
New Periodic Review This action will be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8572 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/28/2019.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Lance Gregory  / Director, Div'n of Onsite Sewage, Water Svcs . . .
Address: 109 Governor St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-7491    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.