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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 24. Transportation and Motor Vehicles
Agency 30. Department of Transportation
Chapter 151. Land Use Permit Regulations
3/30/2020

24VAC30-151-100. Appeal.

The district administrator is authorized to consider and rule on unresolved differences of opinion between the applicant or permittee and the district administrator's designee that pertain to the interpretation and application of the requirements of this chapter as they relate to single use permits within nonlimited access highways.

To initiate an appeal with the district administrator, the applicant or permittee must provide the district administrator and the district administrator's designee with a written request for such action within 30 calendar days of receipt of written notification of denial or revocation and must set forth the grounds for the appeal. The written request shall describe any unresolved issue or issues. After reviewing all pertinent information, the district administrator will advise the applicant or permittee in writing within 60 calendar days upon receipt of the appeal regarding the decision of the appeal, with a copy to the district administrator's designee. The applicant or permittee may further appeal the district administrator's decision to the Commissioner of Highways. All correspondence requesting an appeal should include copies of all prior correspondence regarding the issue or issues with VDOT representatives.

The central office division administrator responsible for overseeing the statewide land use permit program is authorized to consider and rule on unresolved differences of opinion that pertain to the interpretation and application of the requirements of this chapter as they relate to districtwide permits. To initiate an appeal, the applicant or permittee must provide the division administrator with a written request for such action within 30 calendar days of receipt of written notification of denial or revocation and must set forth the grounds for the appeal. The written request shall describe any unresolved issue or issues. After reviewing all pertinent information, the division administrator will advise the applicant or permittee in writing within 60 calendar days upon receipt of the appeal regarding the decision of the appeal. The applicant or permittee may further appeal the division administrator's decision to the Commissioner of Highways. All correspondence requesting an appeal should include copies of all prior correspondence regarding the issue or issues with VDOT representatives.

Appeals involving permit requests within limited access rights-of-way and appeals of decisions of the district administrator and the division administrator shall be made to the Commissioner of Highways for resolution. To initiate an appeal, the applicant or permittee must provide the Commissioner of Highways with a written request for such action within 30 calendar days of receipt of written notification of denial or revocation and must set forth the grounds for the appeal. The written request shall describe any unresolved issue or issues. After reviewing all pertinent information, the Commissioner of Highways will advise the applicant or permittee in writing within 60 calendar days upon receipt of the appeal regarding the decision of the appeal.

Statutory Authority

§ 33.2-210 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 26, Issue 12, eff. March 17, 2010; amended, Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 04, eff. November 23, 2011.

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