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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 5. Department Of Conservation And Recreation
Chapter 30. Virginia State Parks Regulations
1/23/2022

4VAC5-30-10. Definition of terms.

Whenever used in this chapter, the following respective terms, unless otherwise therein expressly defined, shall mean and include each of the meanings herein respectively set forth.

"Bathing area" means any beach or water area designated by the department as a bathing area.

"Bicycle path" means any path maintained for bicycles.

"Bridle path or trail" means any path or trail maintained for persons riding on horseback.

"Camping Unit" means a tent, tent trailer, travel trailer, camping trailer, pick-up camper, motor homes or any other portable device or vehicular-type structure as may be developed, marketed or used for temporary living quarters or shelter during periods of recreation, vacation, leisure time, or travel.

"Department" means the Department of Conservation and Recreation.

"Foot path or trail" means any path or trail maintained for pedestrians or disabled persons.

"Motor vehicle" means any vehicle which possesses a motor of any description used for propulsion or to assist in the propulsion of the vehicle.

"Owner" means any person, firm, association, copartnership or corporation owning, leasing, operating, or having the exclusive use of a vehicle, animal or any other property under a lease or otherwise.

"Park" means, unless specifically limited, all designated state parks, parkways, historical and natural areas, natural area preserves, sites, and other areas under the jurisdiction of the Department of Conservation and Recreation.

"Permits" means any written license issued by or under authority of the department, permitting the performance of a specified act or acts.

"Person" means any corporation, company, association, firm, an individual, proprietorship, partnership, joint venture, joint stock company, syndicate, business trust, estate, club, committee, organization, or group of persons acting in concert.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-104 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR215-01-02 § 1, eff. May 4, 1983; amended, Virginia Register Volume 26, Issue 11, eff. March 18, 2010.

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