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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

18VAC160-40-60. General requirements for licensure.

A. In addition to the specific qualifications for each profession, class, and category of licensure, each applicant for licensure shall meet the requirements provided in this section:

1. The applicant shall be at least 18 years old.

2. The applicant shall disclose his mailing address. A post office box is only acceptable as a mailing address when a physical address is provided.

3. In accordance with § 54.1-204 of the Code of Virginia, each applicant shall disclose the following information:

a. All felony convictions.

b. All misdemeanor convictions, except marijuana convictions, that occurred within three years of the date of application.

Any plea of nolo contendere or finding of guilt regardless of adjudication or deferred adjudication shall be considered a conviction for the purposes of this section. The record of conviction certified or authenticated in such form as to be admissible in evidence under the laws of the jurisdiction where convicted shall be admissible as prima facie evidence of such guilt.

B. The board, at its discretion, may deny licensure to any applicant in accordance with § 54.1-204 of the Code of Virginia.

C. The applicant shall report any suspension, revocation, or surrender of a license, certification, or registration in connection with a disciplinary action or that has been subject of discipline in any jurisdiction prior to applying for licensure. The board at its discretion may deny licensure to any applicant based on prior suspensions, revocations, or surrenders of licenses based on disciplinary action by any jurisdiction.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 33, Issue 11, eff. April 1, 2017; amended, Virginia Register Volume 38, Issue 6, eff. December 8, 2021.

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