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Virginia Pesticides: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Virginia Pesticide Control Act (Act), Virginia Code Annotated (VCA) 3.2-3900 to 3.2-3.2-3947

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Hazardous waste pesticides:

Listed wastes: 9 Virginia Administrative Code (VAC) 20-60-261

Farmer exemption: 9 VAC 20-60-262

Restricted use pesticides: 2 VAC 5-670-190

Pesticide business license:

Pesticide business: 2 VAC 5-680-20

Exemptions: 2 VAC 5-680-20

Commercial applicator: 2 VAC 5-680-30

Pest management consultant: 2 VAC 5-680-40

Recordkeeping:

Restricted use pesticide sales: 2 VAC 5-680-60

Pesticide business: 2 VAC 5-680-65 to 5-680-70

Financial responsibility:

Licensed pesticide business: 2 VAC 5-680-80

License revocation: 2 VAC 5-680-90

Pesticide applicator requirements: 2 VAC 5-685-10 to 5-685-210

Commercial pesticide applicators: 2 VAC 5-685-30, 2 VAC 5-685-70, 2 VAC 5-685-90, and 2 VAC 5-685-100

Private pesticide applicators: 2 VAC 5-685-40, 2 VAC 5-685-80, 2 VAC 5-685-90, and 2 VAC 5-685-110

Registered technicians: 2 VAC 5-685-50, 2 VAC 5-685-90, and 2 VAC 5-685-120

Exemptions from certification: 2 VAC 5-685-60

Notification: 2 VAC 5-685-170

Fees:

Registration fee: 2 VAC 5-675-20

Commercial applicator certificate fee: 2 VAC 5-675-30

Registered technician certificate fee: 2 VAC 5-675-40

Business license fee: 2 VAC 5-675-50

Permit: 9 VAC 25-800-10 to 25-800-60

Regulatory Agencies

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Waste Division

DEQ Division of Water

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

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