Virginia Inspections: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air pollution: Virginia Code Annotated (VCA) 10.1-1315, 9 Virginia Administrative Code (VAC) 5-40-3430(B), 9 VAC 5-40-3430(C), 9 VAC 5-40-5220(A), 9 VAC 5-40-5220(B), 9 VAC 5-40-5870(D), 9 VAC 5-40-5870(E), 9 VAC 5-40-6840(G), 9 VAC 5-80-110, 9 VAC 5-80-490, 9 VAC 5-80-860, 9 VAC 5-170-130, 9 VAC 5-510-140, and 9 VAC 5-510-240

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Battery retailers: VCA 10.1-1425.3

Solid and hazardous waste: VCA 10.1-1456 and 9 VAC 20-90-70(B)

Multimedia inspections: VCA 10.1-1425.19

Pesticides: 9 VAC 5-690-130(F) and 9 VAC 5-690-220(B)

Solid waste:

Sanitary landfills, construction/demolition/debris (CDD) landfills, and industrial waste landfills: 9 VAC 20-81-140, 9 VAC 20-81-160(D)(6), 9 VAC 20-81-340, 9 VAC 20-81-485, and 9 VAC 20-81-100(E)(5)

Compost facilities, transfer stations, centralized waste treatment facilities, materials recovery facilities, waste to energy and incineration facilities, and waste piles: 9 VAC 20-81-340, 9 VAC 20-81-350, 9 VAC 20-81-360(4), and 9 VAC 20-81-485

Solid and regulated medical waste transported on state waters:

Vessels: 9 VAC 20-170-50 and 9 VAC 20-170-70

Receiving facilities: 9 VAC 20-170-50, 9 VAC 20-170-70, 9 VAC 20-170-100, 9 VAC 20-170-140, and 9 VAC 20-170-195

Storage tanks:

Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): 9 VAC 25-91-130 and 9 VAC 25-91-190

Underground storage tanks (USTs): 9 VAC 25-580-50


Protection: 9 VAC 25-210-90

Withdrawal: 9 VAC 25-220-80 and 9 VAC 25-610-130

Construction stormwater: 9 VAC 25-870-180 and 9 VAC 25-870-114

Wastewater: VCA 62.1-44.13 and 9 VAC 25-31-165

Workplace safety and health: VCA 40.1-49.8

Hazardous materials motor carriers: 9 VAC 20-110-130

Regulatory Agencies

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Virginia Department of Health (DOH)

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS)

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