Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of General Services
Department of General Services
Regulations for Capitol Square [1 VAC 30 ‑ 100]
Revise Existing Regulation
Action 5590
General Information
Action Summary The Department of General Services permits persons, organizations, or groups to use Capitol Square grounds for various purposes and events when the use will not interfere with or disrupt governmental functions. The purpose of this regulation is to establish standards for the use of Capitol Square as well as the acceptance, processing, review, and disposition of Permit applications for events on Capitol Square to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the public; coordinate multiple uses of public grounds; preserve public spaces; preserve the aesthetic appearance of historic buildings and grounds; preserve the rights of individuals to free expression; and to protect the Commonwealth from financial losses.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [006493]
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
9054 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/17/2021.
9237 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/15/2021.
9477 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/25/2022.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Rhonda Bishton  / Director's Executive Administrative Assistant
Address: 1100 Bank Street
Suite 420
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-3311    FAX: (804)371-8305    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.