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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 5. State Air Pollution Control Board
Chapter 91. Regulations for the Control of Motor Vehicle Emissions in the Northern Virginia Area

9VAC5-91-520. Expiration, reinstatement, renewal, and requalification.

A. Upon expiration, suspension, or revocation of certification or inability to conform to the qualifications for certification, vehicle emissions related repairs performed by the emissions repair facility shall no longer be applicable toward a vehicle emissions inspection waiver as described in 9VAC5-91-420 N until such time as the facility's certification is reinstated or the facility meets the qualifications for certification.

B. A new application is required after revocation or expiration of the certification.

C. The director shall reinstate an emissions repair facility certification at the end of a suspension period upon notification by the facility that the suspension period has ended.

D. Requalification may be required at any time by the department based on the results of monitoring of emissions repair facility performance or changes in applicable vehicle emissions control or repair technology.

E. If an emissions repair facility fails to become requalified within 90 days after notice of requalification requirement by the department, the certification shall expire.

F. The department will endeavor to notify facilities prior to the expiration of certification. However, it is the responsibility of the emissions repair facility to have a current valid certification.

G. Expiration of certification or revocation of certification shall require reapplication.

H. Upon expiration or notification of revocation, the emissions repair facility shall surrender to the department all certification documents issued by the department.

I. Any applicant whose certification has been revoked shall make a showing to the director that the condition causing the revocation has been corrected to the satisfaction of the director.

Statutory Authority

§ 46.2-1180 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 5, eff. January 24, 1997; amended, Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 20, eff. October 1, 2002.

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