Rules and Laws Governing the Voluntary Action Program

Voluntary Action Program (VAP) Rules

In accordance with Ohio Revised Code Chapter 3746, Ohio EPA developed the necessary rules with considerable input from a steering committee and technical subcommittees representing diverse interests, such as environmental advocacy groups, manufacturers, environmental consultants, cities and counties, bankers and medical professionals.

Within the Effective Rules tab, you may click on any rule number and view the entire text of the rule on your computer screen.  Like all other directly viewable Web documents, you may also print out the entire rule text or save files to your PC hard drive while you are still logged into the web page.

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Rules

Ohio Revised Code (ORC) Chapter 3734 and Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) Chapters 3745-50 through 57, 65 through 69, 205, 256, 266, 270, 273 and 279 contain the rules for hazardous waste management in Ohio. These rules were developed with input from stakeholders and can be viewed here.

If you have questions about VAP rules, email Sydney Poole or call (614) 644-3751.

October 7, 2019
  • The Division of Environmental Response and Revitalization (DERR) has final filed the Voluntary Action Program rules under the authority of Sections 3745-300 of the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC). Please see the Effective Rules tab for more information.

 

 

 


 

 

 

Please see the Effective Rules tab for the most current rules for the Voluntary Action Program.

  • There are no Voluntary Action Program rules currently in Early Stakeholder Outreach.
  • There are no Voluntary Action Program rules currently under Interested Party Review.
  • There are no Voluntary Action Program rules currently proposed.

Site Assistance and Brownfield Revitalization Program (SABR):

Voluntary Action Program Statutes:

Past Voluntary Action Program Rules:

Please see the Effective Rules tab for the most current rules for the Voluntary Action Program.

VAP Rules Effective May 26, 2016 through October 16, 2019

VAP Rules Effective August 1, 2014 through May 25, 2016

VAP Rules Effective April 18, 2013 through July 31, 2014

Public Notice

OAC 3745-300-01  Definitions

OAC 3745-300-02  Eligibility for Participation in the VAP

OAC 3745-300-03  VAP Fees

OAC 3745-300-04  Certified Laboratories

OAC 3745-300-05  Certified Professionals

OAC 3745-300-06  Phase I Property Assessments

OAC 3745-300-07  Phase II Property Assessments

OAC 3745-300-08  Generic Numerical Standards

OAC 3745-300-09  Property Specific Risk Assessment Procedures

OAC 3745-300-10  Ground Water Classification and Response Requirements

OAC 3745-300-11  Remediation

OAC 3745-300-12  Variances from Generic Numerical Standards or Property Specific Risk Assessment Procedures

OAC 3745-300-13 Content and Scope of No further Action Letters

OAC 3745-300-14  Audits of No Further Action Letters

VAP Rules Effective April 23, 2012 through April 17, 2013


OAC 3745-300-01


OAC 3745-300-02


OAC 3745-300-03


OAC 3745-300-04


OAC 3745-300-05


OAC 3745-300-06


OAC 3745-300-07


OAC 3745-300-08


OAC 3745-300-09


OAC 3745-300-10


OAC 3745-300-12


OAC 3745-300-13


OAC 3745-300-14


 

Definitions


Eligibility for Participation in the VAP


VAP Fees


Certified Laboratories


Certified Professionals


Phase I Property Assessments


Phase II Property Assessments


Generic Numerical Standards


Property Specific Risk Assessment Procedures


Ground Water Classification and Response Requirements


Variances from Generic Numerical Standards or Property Specific Risk Assessment Procedures


Content and Scope of No further Action Letters


Audits of No Further Action Letters

VAP Rules Effective March 1, 2009 through April 22, 2012


OAC 3745-300-01


OAC 3745-300-02


OAC 3745-300-03


OAC 3745-300-04


OAC 3745-300-05


OAC 3745-300-06


OAC 3745-300-07


OAC 3745-300-08


OAC 3745-300-09


OAC 3745-300-10


OAC 3745-300-12


OAC 3745-300-13


OAC 3745-300-14


 

Definitions


Eligibility for Participation in the VAP


VAP Fees


Certified Laboratories


Certified Professionals


Phase I Property Assessments


Phase II Property Assessments


Generic Numerical Standards


Property Specific Risk Assessment Procedures


Ground Water Classification and Response Requirements


Variances from Generic Numerical Standards or Property Specific Risk Assessment Procedures


Content and Scope of No further Action Letters


Audits of No Further Action Letters

VAP Rules Effective October 14, 2006 through March 1, 2009


OAC 3745-300-01


OAC 3745-300-02


OAC 3745-300-03


OAC 3745-300-04


OAC 3745-300-05


OAC 3745-300-06


OAC 3745-300-07


OAC 3745-300-08


OAC 3745-300-09


OAC 3745-300-10


OAC 3745-300-12


OAC 3745-300-13


OAC 3745-300-14


OAC 3745-300-15


 

Definitions


Eligibility for Participation in the VAP


VAP Fees


Certified Laboratories


Certified Professionals


Phase I Property Assessments


Phase II Property Assessments


Generic Numerical Standards


Property Specific Risk Assessment Procedures


Ground Water Classification and Response Requirements


Variances from Generic Numerical Standards or Property Specific Risk Assessment Procedures


Content and Scope of No further Action Letters


Audits of No Further Action Letters


Remediation 

VAP Rules Effective July 1, 2006 through October 14, 2006


OAC 3745-300-01


OAC 3745-300-02


OAC 3745-300-03


OAC 3745-300-04


OAC 3745-300-05


OAC 3745-300-06


OAC 3745-300-07


OAC 3745-300-08


OAC 3745-300-09


OAC 3745-300-10


OAC 3745-300-12


OAC 3745-300-13


OAC 3745-300-14


OAC 3745-300-15


 

Definitions


Eligibility for Participation in the VAP


VAP Fees


Certified Laboratories


Certified Professionals


Phase I Property Assessments


Phase II Property Assessments


Generic Numerical Standards


Property Specific Risk Assessment Procedures


Ground Water Classification and Response Requirements


Variances from Generic Numerical Standards or Property Specific Risk Assessment Procedures


Content and Scope of No further Action Letters


Audits of No Further Action Letters


Remediation

VAP Rules Effective April 19, 2006 through July 1, 2006


OAC 3745-300-01


OAC 3745-300-02


OAC 3745-300-03


OAC 3745-300-04


OAC 3745-300-05


OAC 3745-300-06


OAC 3745-300-07


OAC 3745-300-08


OAC 3745-300-09


OAC 3745-300-10


OAC 3745-300-12


OAC 3745-300-13


OAC 3745-300-14


OAC 3745-300-15


 

Definitions


Eligibility for Participation in the VAP


VAP Fees


Certified Laboratories


Certified Professionals


Phase I Property Assessments


Phase II Property Assessments


Generic Numerical Standards


Property Specific Risk Assessment Procedures


Ground Water Classification and Response Requirements


Variances from Generic Numerical Standards or Property Specific Risk Assessment Procedures


Content and Scope of No further Action Letters


Audits of No Further Action Letters


Remediation

VAP Rules Effective October 21, 2002 through April 19, 2006


OAC 3745-300-01


OAC 3745-300-02


OAC 3745-300-03


OAC 3745-300-04


OAC 3745-300-05


OAC 3745-300-06


OAC 3745-300-07


OAC 3745-300-08


OAC 3745-300-09


OAC 3745-300-10


OAC 3745-300-12


OAC 3745-300-13


OAC 3745-300-14


OAC 3745-300-15


 

Definitions


Eligibility for Participation in the VAP


VAP Fees


Certified Laboratories


Certified Professionals


Phase I Property Assessments


Phase II Property Assessments


Generic Numerical Standards


Property Specific Risk Assessment Procedures


Ground Water Classification and Response Requirements


Variances from Generic Numerical Standards or Property Specific Risk Assessment Procedures


Content and Scope of No further Action Letters


Audits of No Further Action Letters


Remediation 

VAP Rules Effective March 4, 2002 through October 21, 2002


OAC 3745-300-01


OAC 3745-300-02


OAC 3745-300-03


OAC 3745-300-04


OAC 3745-300-05


OAC 3745-300-06


OAC 3745-300-07


OAC 3745-300-08


OAC 3745-300-09


OAC 3745-300-10


OAC 3745-300-12


OAC 3745-300-13


OAC 3745-300-14


 

Definitions


Eligibility for Participation in the VAP


VAP Fees


Certified Laboratories


Certified Professionals


Phase I Property Assessments


Phase II Property Assessments


Generic Numerical Standards


Property Specific Risk Assessment Procedures


Ground Water Classification and Response Requirements


Variances from Generic Numerical Standards or Property Specific Risk Assessment Procedures


Content and Scope of No further Action Letters


Audits of No Further Action Letters


VAP Rules Effective December 16, 1996 through March 4, 2002


OAC 3745-300-01


OAC 3745-300-02


OAC 3745-300-03


OAC 3745-300-04


OAC 3745-300-05


OAC 3745-300-06


OAC 3745-300-07


OAC 3745-300-08


OAC 3745-300-09


OAC 3745-300-10


OAC 3745-300-12


OAC 3745-300-13


OAC 3745-300-14


OAC 3745-300-15


 

Definitions


Eligibility for Participation in the VAP


VAP Fees


Certified Laboratories


Certified Professionals


Phase I Property Assessments


Phase II Property Assessments


Generic Numerical Standards


Property Specific Risk Assessment Procedures


Ground Water Classification and Response Requirements


Variances from Generic Numerical Standards or Property Specific Risk Assessment Procedures


Content and Scope of No further Action Letters


Audits of No Further Action Letters


Remediation 

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