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Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Storm Water Discharges Associated with Industrial Activity [9 VAC 25 ‑ 151]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
2019 Amend and Reissue Existing General Permit Regulation
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed action is to amend and reissue the VPDES general permit for stormwater discharges from industrial activity. The permit expires on June 30, 2019 and needs to be reissued so that industrial facilities with point source discharges to surface waters of stormwater from regulated industrial activities can continue to have general permit coverage. In addition, a periodic/small business impact review of this regulation will be conducted as part of this regulatory action. Please see the Agency Background Document located at for the specific details on the conduct of the review.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this chapter of the VA Administrative Code is exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
RIS Project Yes  [005397]
Note This action is intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8181 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 3/21/2018.
8423 Proposed Comment period is underway and will end on 12/28/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Matthew Richardson 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4195    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.