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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals
Onsite Sewage System Professionals Licensing Regulations [18 VAC 160 ‑ 40]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Update definition of maintenance
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 830 of the 2018 Acts of Assembly amended the definition of “maintenance” in § 32.1-163 of the Code of Virginia, relating to onsite sewage systems. This regulatory action amends 18 VAC 15-40-10 so that the definition of maintenance in the Onsite Sewage System Professionals Licensing Regulations reflects the current statutory definition.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: § 2.2-4006(A)(4)(a)
RIS Project Yes  [005567]
Associated Mandates Maintenance of onsite sewage systems
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
8356 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/19/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Trisha L. Lindsey  / Board Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-8595    FAX: (866)350-5354    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.