4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-345-20 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol.. 38, No. 17, April 11, 2022

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Chairman" means the chairman of a local wetland board.

"Commission" means the Marine Resources Commission.

"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Marine Resources.

"Emergency" means that a significant man-made structure is in clear and imminent danger from continued erosion or storm damage due to severe wave action or storm surge, or the existing condition is a direct result of catastrophic erosion or other rapid or unusual loss of land attributable to a specific storm event or natural calamity.

"Structure" means a man-made permanent construction installed in or on the property (e.g., dwellings, garages, commercial buildings, septic systems, or adjacent erosion control structures).

"Wetlands board" or "board" means a local wetlands board created pursuant to § 28.2-1303 of the Code of Virginia.


4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-345-20
Derived from Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 15, eff. March 1, 1998; amended, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 18, eff. May 4, 1998.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-103 and 28.2-1307 of the Code of Virginia.

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