Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals
Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals Regulations [18 VAC 160 ‑ 20]    (Repealed)
Amend Definitions of Supervision, SDS Experience and Document Requirements for Installers
Action 3223
General Information
Action Summary The proposed language changes the definitions of "direct supervisor" and "direct supervision", allowing licensees to supervise the work of unlicensed individuals who are not seeking licensure. Also, the requirements for applicants for an individual sewage system installer license have been modified to reflect current industry procedures consistent with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). The experience requirement for the individual sewage system installer license has also been changed to allow an individual's installation experience to fulfill the requirement for licensure as long as the applicant's firm is properly licensed as a Virginia contractor with the specialty of Sewage Disposal Systems (SDS) at the time which he applies for the installer license.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [002270]
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
5434 Fast-Track Comment period complete, but objections were filed.
6403 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/14/2014.
6965 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/01/2015.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Marjorie King  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-0362    FAX: (866)350-5354    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.