Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
3/28/2020

Chapter 850. Expansion of the Jail Island Clean Cull Area

4VAC20-850-10. Authority, prior regulations, and effective date.

A. This chapter is promulgated pursuant to the authority contained in § 28.1-85 [Repealed] of the Code of Virginia.

B. Order 82-8 which was promulgated August 24, 1982, and made effective on October 1, 1982, establishes a 398.82 acre area described as Jail Island clean cull area. The harvesting of oysters less than three inches from this area is unlawful.

Order VR 450-01-8801, which was promulgated on February 2, 1988, and made effective on February 8, 1988, amends Order 82-8, thereby reducing the minimum size limit for oysters taken from the Jail Island clean cull area to 2-½ inches.

C. The effective date of this chapter is October 1, 1988.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-103 and Chapter 5 (§ 28.2-500 et seq.) of Title 28.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-8807 § 1, eff. October 1, 1988.

4VAC20-850-20. Purpose.

The purpose of this order is to amend Order 82-8 thereby expanding the size of the Jail Island Clean Cull Area in the James River.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-103 and Chapter 5 (§ 28.2-500 et seq.) of Title 28.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-8807 § 2, eff. October 1, 1988.

4VAC20-850-30. Expanded area description.

The upriver extension of the Jail Island clean cull area (611.79 acres) is described as follows:

Beginning at a point approximately 2,000 feet southwest of the shore of Mulberry Island, being the same point as the north east corner of clean cull area set aside by commission Order Number 82-8, October 1, 1982, said point being corner A as located by Virginia State Plane Coordinates, South Zone, NAD 1927, North 281,468.20, East 2,558,879.7; thence North Azimuth 225°25'14", 2,004.82 feet to Corner 22, North 280,061.03, East, 2,557,451.72; said corner being the same as the north west corner of clean cull area set aside by commission Order Number 82-8, October 1, 1982; then North Azimuth 311°26'22", 13,325.00 feet to corner 3, North 288,879.88, East 2,547,462.55; thence North Azimuth 45°25'14", 2,004.82 feet to Corner 4, North 290,287.06, East 2,548,890.54; thence North Azimuth 131°26'22",13,325.00 feet to Corner A, being the point of beginning. (See attached map)

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-103 and Chapter 5 (§ 28.2-500 et seq.) of Title 28.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-8807 § 3, eff. October 1, 1988.

4VAC20-850-40. Expansion.

The Jail Island clean cull area is hereby expanded to include that area described in 4VAC20-850-30.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-103 and Chapter 5 (§ 28.2-500 et seq.) of Title 28.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-8807 § 4, eff. October 1, 1988.



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