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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 590. Waterworks Regulations
6/19/2024

12VAC5-590-320. Revocation of an operation permit.

A. The commissioner may revoke an operation permit in accordance with the APA. Reasons for revocation include:

1. The waterworks can no longer be depended upon to furnish potable water;

2. The capacity of the waterworks is inadequate for the purpose of furnishing potable water;

3. The owner has failed to abide by an order issued by the commissioner;

4. The owner has abandoned the waterworks and discontinued supplying potable water; or

5. The owner has failed to pay the waterworks operation fee required by § 32.1-171.1 of the Code of Virginia.

B. Procedure for revocation of operation permit. When revoking an operation permit in accordance with subsection A of this section, the commissioner shall:

1. Send a written notice of intent to revoke by certified mail to the last known address of the owner. The notice shall state the reasons for the proposed revocation of the operation permit, the authority under which the commissioner proposes to act, and offer the opportunity for an administrative proceeding in accordance with 12VAC5-590-115.

2. Provide at least 30 days advance notice of the administrative proceeding.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-170 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-18-003.27 § 1.33, eff. August 1, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 9, Issue 17, eff. June 23, 1993; Volume 37, Issue 20, eff. June 23, 2021.

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