Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Public Participation Guidelines [2 VAC 5 ‑ 11]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description A measure to provide public participation guidelines in regulation development for use by the agency
State Authority Sections 2.2-4007.02 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. The protection of the public's health, safety, and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

2. The establishment of guidelines for soliciting the input of interested parties in the formation and development of regulations.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Erin Williams  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: P.O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-7157    FAX: (804)371-7679    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Model Public Participation Guidelines
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/12/2008.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
1/4/2021 Completed Retain As Is
10/30/2015 Completed Retain As Is