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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 230. Procedural Rule No. 1 - Public and Formal Hearing Procedures

9VAC25-230-180. Decision of the board following formal hearing.

A. After the close of the hearing, the board shall make a final decision to issue, deny, modify or revoke the permit in question or take or not take any other action proposed, and, in so doing, adopt explicit findings of fact and conclusions of law. In making its decision the board shall consider the entire record of the proceeding, any recommended findings and decision submitted by a subordinate hearing officer, and proposed findings and conclusions. Upon request, a party may present oral arguments to the board before it makes its decision.

B. The decision of the board rendered after a formal hearing must be reduced to writing and contain the explicit findings of fact and conclusions of law upon which the decision is based. Copies of the decision, certified by the executive secretary, shall be mailed by certified mail to all of the parties to the hearing.

Statutory Authority

§§ 62.1-44.15(5) and (7), 62.1-44.16, 62.1-44.17, 62.1-44.18:2 and 62.1-44.19 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR680-31-01 § 1.28, eff. June 10, 1980.

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