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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 5. State Air Pollution Control Board
Chapter 170. Regulation for General Administration

9VAC5-170-140. Variances.

Part VI
Board Actions

A. Pursuant to § 10.1-1307 C of the Virginia Air Pollution Control Law, the board may in its discretion grant local variances to a provision of the regulations of the board after an investigation and public hearing. If a local variance is appropriate, the board shall issue an order to this effect. The order shall be subject to amendment or revocation at any time.

B. The board shall adopt variances and amend or revoke variances if warranted only after conducting a public hearing pursuant to public advertisement in at least one major newspaper of general circulation in the affected area of the subject, date, time, and place of the public hearing at least 30 days prior to the scheduled hearing.

C. The public participation procedures of § 10.1-1307.01 of the Virginia Air Pollution Control Law shall be followed in the consideration of variances.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 14, Issue 03, eff. January 1, 1998.

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