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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 155. Board For Waste Management Facility Operators
Chapter 20. Waste Management Facility Operators Regulations

18VAC155-20-110. License classification.

A. The applicant shall apply for at least one classification of license as outlined in this subsection:

1. An individual operating a facility that is defined in 9VAC20-81-10 as a transfer station, a materials recovery facility receiving mixed waste, an experimental facility, or a composting facility shall hold a Class I license. An individual who has obtained a Class II, III or IV license may also operate a facility listed under Class I.

2. An individual operating a facility that is defined in 9VAC20-81-10 as a sanitary landfill, industrial waste landfill, construction/demolition/debris (CDD) landfill, shall hold a Class II license.

3. An individual operating a facility regulated under 9VAC20-120, Regulated Medical Waste Management Regulations, shall hold a Class III license.

4. An individual operating a facility defined in 9VAC5-40-6560 as a municipal waste combustion unit shall hold a Class IV license.

B. A licensee may not operate a facility outside of his classification other than that defined by subdivision A 1 of this section.

C. An individual operating a solid waste management facility that has been issued a permit by the Department of Environmental Quality but for which the board has not established training and licensure requirements shall hold a Class I license until the board establishes the training and licensing requirements by regulation.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-201 and 54.1-2211 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR 674-01-02 § 4.2, eff. August 22, 1993; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 1, eff. November 2, 1994; Volume 16, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2000; Volume 22, Issue 26, eff. November 1, 2006; Volume 32, Issue 22, eff. August 1, 2016; Volume 33, Issue 9, eff. February 1, 2017.

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