Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
8/9/2020

Chapter 980. Pertaining to on-Shore Loading and Unloading of Shellfish from Condemned Areas

4VAC20-980-10. Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to promote efficiency in the utilization of condemned shellfish resources.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-201 and 28.2-819 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 20, eff. May 30, 1997.

4VAC20-980-20. Listing of on-shore loading and unloading locations.

A. The following locations shall be designated for the on-shore loading and unloading of clams taken from condemned areas:

L.D. Amory, Hampton
101 South King Street
Hampton, VA

F.D. Hunt's Dock
Sunset Creek
Hampton, VA

Jones Marina
519 Bridge Street
Hampton, VA

SeaRich Seafood South
205 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA

Old Point Packing, Inc.
817 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA

Casey Seafood, Inc.
807 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA

Lynnhaven Waterway Marina, Inc.,
2101 Great Neck Road
Virginia Beach, VA

B. It shall be unlawful for any person to load or unload clams taken from condemned areas at any shore-side location that is not specified in subsection A of this section or is not established according to the provisions of 4VAC20-980-30.

C. The following locations shall be designated for the on-shore loading and unloading of oysters taken from condemned areas:

Bevans Oyster Company
Route 1
Kinsale, VA

State Public Dock in Perrin
Gloucester, VA

Public Boat Landing, Tylers Beach
Rushmere, VA

Back River Seafood
435 Messick Road
Poquoson, VA

D. It shall be unlawful for any person to load or unload oysters taken from condemned areas at any on-shore location that is not specified in subsection C of this section or is not established according to the provisions of 4VAC20-980-30.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-201 and 28.2-819 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 20, eff. May 30, 1997.

4VAC20-980-30. Modification of the listing of designated locations.

The Commissioner of Marine Resources or his designee shall be authorized to modify the listing of approved on-shore loading and unloading locations in order to promote efficient utilization of condemned shellfish resources.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-201 and 28.2-819 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 20, eff. May 30, 1997.

4VAC20-980-40. Penalty.

As set forth in 3 28.2-903 of the Code of Virginia, any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a Class 3 misdemeanor, and a second or subsequent violation of any provision of this chapter committed by the same person within 12 months of a prior violation is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-201 and 28.2-819 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 20, eff. May 30, 1997.



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