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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Chapter 20. Definitions and Miscellaneous: in General
8/11/2020

4VAC15-20-90. Permits for Drilling, Dredging and Other Operations in Back Bay Area.

Drilling, dredging and any other operation designed to recover or obtain shell, minerals or any other substance shall be unlawful on lands owned by or under the control of the Commonwealth of Virginia under Back Bay, its tributaries and the North Landing River from the North Carolina line to North Landing Bridge unless a permit is first obtained from the board. Application for a permit under this section shall be made to the board in such form and substance as the board may require. Under the authority of § 29.1-103 of the Code of Virginia, the board shall grant or refuse such permits as conditions may require in order to prevent practices and operations which would harm the area for fish and wildlife.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-103, 29.1-501 and 29.1-502 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-01-1 § 9, eff. October 1, 1968.

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