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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 24. Transportation and Motor Vehicles
Agency 30. Department of Transportation
Chapter 121. Comprehensive Roadside Management Program
5/27/2020

24VAC30-121-30. Application Requirements.

A. All program activities must be applied for by the local governments within the jurisdiction in which the activity is proposed to occur in accordance with the General Rules and Regulations of the Commonwealth Transportation Board (24VAC30-21) and the Land Use Permit Regulations (24VAC30-151). The Land Use Permit Regulations and the general rules may be obtained from the Virginia Department of Transportation, 1401 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219, or by accessing the Virginia Administrative Code website at http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?000+reg+TOC24030.

1. Single activity or segment permit. A local government may apply for a permit for each individual proposed activity or for all proposed activities on a specific route.

2. Jurisdiction-wide permit. A local government may apply for a jurisdiction-wide permit to cover all proposed activities occurring within that local government's jurisdictional boundaries on the right-of-way. Such jurisdiction-wide permits must be renewed on an annual basis from the date of permit issuance.

B. The application shall be in the form prescribed by the Land Use Permit Regulations and shall at a minimum include:

1. The name, telephone number, and complete mailing address of the local government and the authorized local government representative who shall be officially designated by the local government as having full administrative and operational authority over all proposed activities;

2. A maintenance agreement that outlines obligated specific maintenance activities and responsibilities, projected maintenance costs, and related funding commitments necessary to ensure areas are maintained and performing as originally permitted; and

3. A formal resolution of endorsement from the local governing body, adopted subsequent to a public hearing during which the proposed landscaping activities are made available for review. The local governing body shall provide written notification to the department of its intention to hold such a hearing no later than 14 days prior to such hearing. Such notification shall be made to the Virginia Department of Transportation, 1401 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219.

Statutory Authority

§§ 33.2-210 and 33.2-265 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 22, Issue 10, eff. February 22, 2006; amended, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 16, eff. May 11, 2011.

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