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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 830. Chapter 830 Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area Designation and Management Regulations
5/26/2019

9VAC25-830-50. Local Program Development.

Part II. Local Government Programs

Local governments shall develop measures (hereinafter called "local programs") necessary to comply with the Act and this chapter. Counties and towns are encouraged to cooperate in the development of their local programs. In conjunction with other state water quality programs, local programs shall encourage and promote: (i) protection of existing high quality state waters and restoration of all other state waters to a condition or quality that will permit all reasonable public uses and will support the propagation and growth of all aquatic life, including game fish, which might reasonably be expected to inhabit them; (ii) safeguarding the clean waters of the Commonwealth from pollution; (iii) prevention of any increase in pollution; (iv) reduction of existing pollution; and (v) promotion of water resource conservation in order to provide for the health, safety and welfare of the present and future citizens of the Commonwealth.

Statutory Authority

§§ 62.1-44.15:69 and 62.1-44.15:72 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 4VAC50-90-50 and 9VAC10-20-50 derived from VR173-02-01 § 2.1, eff. September 1, 1989; amended, Volume 06, Issue 01, eff. October 1, 1989; Volume 07, Issue 05, eff. December 9, 1991; Volume 07, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 1991; Volume 18, Issue 09, eff. March 1, 2002; amended and renumbered, Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 04, eff. November 21, 2012; renumbered, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 02, eff. October 23, 2013.

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