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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional and Occupational Licensing
Agency 160. Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals
Chapter 40. Onsite Sewage System Professionals Licensing Regulations
1/19/2020

18VAC160-40-230. License Required.

Part V
Onsite Soil Evaluator

A. Notwithstanding the provisions of Chapter 4 (§ 54.1-400 et seq.) of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia, no individual shall perform the duties of an onsite soil evaluator without possessing a valid license issued by the board.

B. An individual cannot simultaneously hold master and journeyman onsite soil evaluator licenses in the same class. Issuance of a master onsite soil evaluator license in a specific class shall void the journeyman onsite soil evaluator license in the same class.

C. An individual cannot simultaneously hold valid conventional and alternative master onsite soil evaluator licenses or conventional and alternative journeyman onsite soil evaluator licenses. Issuance of an alternative master onsite soil evaluator license shall void the conventional onsite soil evaluator license.

D. A journeyman onsite soil evaluator must work under the direct supervision of a master onsite soil evaluator with the appropriate class of license. A master onsite soil evaluator of an equal or greater class is responsible for supervising the provision of onsite soil evaluations and designs by any journeyman onsite soil evaluator under his responsibility.

E. Experience to qualify for licensure cannot be verified by a journeyman onsite soil evaluator.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-201 and 54.1-2301 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 33, Issue 11, eff. April 1, 2017.

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