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State Water Control Board
Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) Regulation (formerly 4VAC50-60) [9 VAC 25 ‑ 870]
Establishment of Procedures for Reviewing and Approving BMPs (4VAC50-60-1300 et seq.)
[Withdrawn 10/25/2013]
Reason for Withdrawal
On September 30, 2013 the State Water Control Board voted to withdraw this action. Interim procedures will be established in guidance and a separate regulatory process initiated to establish a process for approval of Best Management Practices.
General Information
Action Summary This regulatory action amends the Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) Permit Regulations (4 VAC 50-60), creating a new Part XVI titled “Procedures For Reviewing and Approving Design Specifications and Pollutant Removal Credits for BMPs” (4VAC50-60-1300 et seq.) within the body of the Stormwater Management regulations, incorporating a new technical guidance document by reference (Virginia Technology Assessment Protocol For Evaluating Stormwater Manufactured Treatment Devices), and including four new associated forms. The new Part XVI establishes procedures for the consistent and reliable testing and verification of stormwater Best Management Practice (BMP) performance and provides for a systematic state review and approval process for BMP Design Specifications and Pollutant Removal Credits.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003500]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6562 Fast-Track Stage withdrawn on 10/25/2013 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Andrew Hammond 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4101    FAX: (804)698-4178    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.