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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 450. Rules and Regulations Governing Campgrounds

12VAC5-450-180. Overflow areas.

A. It shall be unlawful for any person operating a campground to exceed the design capacity of the campground as stated on the permit by the use of certain unequipped areas as an overflow area for campers unless and until the overflow area and its proposed use have been approved by the Health Commissioner in writing as to the specific location of the overflow area, number and location of sanitary facilities, size and number of campsites, and such other factors as may be deemed necessary to prevent overcrowding and the accompanying insanitary conditions.

B. The length of stay of any camping unit permitted to use an area specifically designated and approved as an overflow area shall be limited to a 12-hour period. Overflow areas are to be used for incidental traffic only and are not for planned temporary camping.

Statutory Authority

§§ 35.1-11 and 35.1-17 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-35-04 § 1, eff. July 21, 1971; amended, Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 5, eff. November 28, 2018.

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