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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 345. General Wetlands Permit for Emergency Situations
3/28/2020

4VAC20-345-20. Definitions.

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Chairman" means the chairman of a local wetland board.

"Commission" means the Marine Resources Commission.

"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Marine Resources.

"Emergency" means that a significant man-made structure is in clear and imminent danger from continued erosion or storm damage due to severe wave action or storm surge, or the existing condition is a direct result of catastrophic erosion or other rapid or unusual loss of land attributable to a specific storm event or natural calamity.

"Structure" means a man-made permanent construction installed in or on the property (e.g., dwellings, garages, commercial buildings, septic systems, or adjacent erosion control structures).

"Wetlands board" or "board" means a local wetlands board created pursuant to § 28.2-1303 of the Code of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-103 and 28.2-1307 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 14, Issue 15, eff. March 1, 1998; amended, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 18, eff. May 4, 1998.

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