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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department Of Health
Chapter 650. Schedule of Civil Penalties
12/9/2021

12VAC5-650-60. Uniform schedule of civil penalties.

A. There is hereby established a uniform schedule of civil penalties for the following violations of the board's regulations:

1. Install or cause to install, modify or cause to modify, use or operate an onsite or alternative discharging sewage system without a permit issued by the commissioner: $100 for the first violation, $150 for each additional violation.

2. Discharge treated or untreated sewage on the surface of the ground or into the waters of the Commonwealth without a permit: $100 for the initial violation, $150 for each additional violation.

3. Fail to obtain or keep a contract for operation, maintenance, or monitoring of an onsite or alternative discharging system to the extent that such contract is a requirement of the board's regulations: $50 for the initial violation, $100 for each additional violation.

4. Fail to submit to the department a laboratory test result, or an inspection or other report to the extent that such report is a requirement of the board's regulations: $50 for the initial violation, $100 for each additional violation.

5. To the extent such activities are not regulated by another agency of the Commonwealth, engage in unlawful transportation or handling of sewage or septage: $100 for the initial violation, $150 for each additional violation.

6. Any unlawful act described in 12VAC5-650-50 not specifically described in this subsection: $25 for the initial violation, $50 for each additional violation.

B. The department may not charge civil penalties pursuant to this chapter for activities related to land development.

C. The department may not charge civil penalties pursuant to this chapter for an unoccupied structure unless such structure contributes to the pollution of public or private water supplies or the contraction or spread of infectious, contagious, or dangerous diseases.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-164 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 25, eff. September 13, 2013.

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