Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Transportation
Department of Transportation
Vegetation Control Regulations on State Rights of Way [24 VAC 30 ‑ 200]
NOIRA and Periodic Review
Action 6275
General Information
Action Summary The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) is undertaking a comprehensive review of 24VAC30-200, Vegetation Control Regulations on State Rights-of-Way. This regulation enables the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to permit vegetation removal, set forth the standards for which vegetation removal shall be permissible, and analyze proposed vegetation removal applications, in order to mitigate any potential adverse impacts on the aesthetics and health of vegetation and state-controlled highways. The intent of this action is to remove redundant or obsolete language, with the goal of identifying opportunities for regulatory reduction and streamlining in accordance with Governor Youngkin’s Executive Order 19.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [7621]
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
10061 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/13/2023.
Contact Information
Name / Title: JoAnne P. Maxwell  / Agency Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Governance and Legislative Affairs Division
1401 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-1830    FAX: (804)225-4700    TDD: ()-