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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 15. Department of Environmental Quality
Chapter 100. Small Energy Storage Facilities Permit by Rule
5/26/2024

9VAC15-100-80. Small energy storage facility design standards and operational plans.

A. The design and installation of the small energy storage facility shall incorporate any requirements of the mitigation plan that pertain to design and installation if a mitigation plan is required pursuant to 9VAC15-100-50 or 9VAC15-100-60 as applicable.

B. The applicant shall prepare an operation plan detailing operational parameters for the project, including (i) remote monitoring or staffing requirements, (ii) emergency procedures and contacts, (iii) vegetation to be used within the disturbance zone and 100-foot buffer or local zoning setback requirement as applicable, and (iv) application frequency of pesticides or herbicides over the life of the project. Owners and operators are encouraged to utilize the link to the DACS Fieldwatch in 9VAC15-100-120 B 6 prior to the application of either pesticides or herbicides.

Statutory Authority

§§ 10.1-1197.5 and 10.1-1197.6 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 38, Issue 11, eff. January 1, 2022.

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