Virginia Small Business Assistance Program - Regulations & Guidance

State of Virginia Regulations

  • Business and Industry Resources - provides resources for state and federal rules and regulations by business sector; access to multimedia regulations and guidance materials
  • Air Regulations, by Chapter - cover stationary sources, such as industrial facilities and other fixed emission sources, mobile sources, such as vehicle emissions, and regulations to ensure that certain projects conform with federal requirements.
  • Water Regulations
  • Waste Regulations, by Chapter - include solid waste and hazardous waste, transport of hazardous materials, voluntary remediation, regulated medical waste, waste tires, coal combustion by-products and yard waste composting
  • Additional Online Resources

Federal Government Regulations

  1. Clean Air Act
  2. Area Source Standards
  3. Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources (NSPS)
  4. National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: NESHAP and MACT Standards
  5. Compliance Assurance Monitoring (CAM)
  6. Risk Management Program (RMP), 112(r)
  7. Ozone-Depleting Substances
  8. Compliance Incentives, SBREFA and other related iolicies and initiatives

Resources for Obtaining a Permit


Additional Online Resources

  • Virginia Administrative Code
    Search environmental regulations by keyword or phrase. Included are guidelines on how to format your search.
  • Virginia Legislative Information System
    Search for other legislative information by subject. Included are General Assembly bills and resolutions, the Code of Virginia, and more.
  • The Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
    A comprehensive source of information concerning the development of regulations by executive branch agencies in Virginia. The Town Hall is designed to allow interested parties to find regulations and track proposed changes. It also promotes public participation in the administrative rulemaking process and allows the Commonwealth to manage the regulatory process more efficiently.
  • The Virginia Register of Regulations
    The text of proposed and final regulations, whether amended or newly adopted, is published in the Register. The Register also contains basis, purpose, substance and issues statements and summaries for each proposed regulation, as well as a detailed economic impact analysis.

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Virginia Department of
Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 698-4000


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