Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Food Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 421]
Promulgation of Regulations Governing Restaurants (with REPEAL of Chapter 420)
Action 258
General Information
Action Summary These regulations will implement a program that will ensure quality control among food services entities.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 12 VAC 5-421 Food Regulations Promulgate New Regulation
Other chapters
  12 VAC 5 - 420 Rules and Regulations Governing Restaurants
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
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
330 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/30/1998.
395 Proposed Stage withdrawn on 12/23/1999 before DPB completed its review.
522 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/31/2001.
1624 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/28/2002.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Julie Henderson  / Director, Office of Environmental Health Services
109 Governor St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-7455    FAX: (804)864-7475    TDD: (800)828-1120

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.