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Code of Virginia
Title 62.1. Waters of the State, Ports and Harbors
Chapter 19. Dredging Sand and Gravel
5/6/2021

§ 62.1-190. Dredging of sand or gravel prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any person or corporation to dredge, dig or otherwise remove and carry away any part of any deposit of sand or gravel, or mixture of sand and gravel from any part of the fastland, or beach or bluff, abutting upon any of the rivers, streams or other waters within the jurisdiction of the Commonwealth, or from any part of the bed of such rivers, streams or other waters between high- and low-watermarks.

In case any such deposit extends uninterruptedly from low watermark out into the bed of such waters, it shall, except as hereinafter provided, be unlawful to dig and carry away any part of such extended deposit lying between such low watermark and the middle line of such waters.

Code 1950, § 62-178; 1968, c. 659.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.