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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Wildlife Resources
Chapter 260. Game: Waterfowl and Waterfowl Blinds

4VAC15-260-20. Determining depth of water for purpose of licensing blinds to persons other than riparian owners.

In determining whether or not stationary blinds shall be licensed to persons other than riparian owners pursuant to § 29.1-345 of the Code of Virginia, the department shall presume that the correct depth of water at mean high tide at a given location as required by said statute is that obtained by using the most recent "Tide Tables" and adjustments thereto published by the National Ocean Survey, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the United States Department of Commerce. Any person requesting the department to use an alternative method of calculating such depth, at a given location, shall bear the burden and expense of establishing to the satisfaction of the department, that such depth is in fact other than that obtained as described therein.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-02-24 § 2, eff. July 1, 1982; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 4, eff. December 14, 1994.

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