Current through Register Vol.. 38, No. 17, April 11, 2022
Areas where any container is to be relayed for commercial purposes shall be
clearly marked and easily identified as required in § 28.2-818 of the Code
B. Landing of polluted
shellfish, loading of vehicles and containers, and container deployment and
harvest shall be conducted under Marine Resources Commission supervision.
Scheduling of loading and unloading of vehicles and containers shall be
determined by marine police area supervisors.
Containers shall be deployed and spaced in
such a manner and spacing so that different lots are separated and easily
1. Spacing between adjacent
groups of containers shall be a minimum of 25 feet.
2. Individual containers shall be no closer
than six feet from any other container within the group.
D. The maximum height of shellfish loaded
into any one container shall not exceed six inches, measured from the bottom of
E. Each container
deployed shall be sealed with a Marine Resources Commission standard seal and
the seal number recorded. Shellfish harvested from polluted waters for
containerized relaying shall be under Marine Resources Commission seal before
sunset. Marine police officers are the only persons authorized to seal vehicles
and containers and break the seals on vehicles and containers used in the
transporting and relaying of shellfish from polluted areas.
4 Va. Admin.
VR450-01-0042 § 4, eff. April 1, 1987; amended, Virginia Register Volume
6, Issue 25, eff. August 1, 1990; Volume 11, Issue 22, eff. July 1, 1995;
Volume 16, Issue 19, eff. May 15, 2000; Volume 22, Issue 4, eff. October 1,
§§ 28.2-201 and 28.2-801 of the Code of Virginia.