Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) Regulation (formerly 4VAC50-60) [9 VAC 25 ‑ 870]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Clarity and Consistency Amendments
Action 4134
General Information
Action Summary In this regulatory action the VSMP Regulations have been amended to include (i) clarification of existing requirements regarding time limits on applicability of approved design criteria and grandfathering; (ii) addition of provisions for a stormwater management plan for a land-disturbing activity shall apply the stormwater management technical criteria to the entire residential, commercial, or industrial development; (iii) addition of provisions that would allow the Department to enter into agreements with a VSMP authority to collect the total fee to be paid by an applicant and transmit the Department portion of the fee to the Department; (iv) clarification of the fee language, including clarification that the total fee to be paid by an applicant applies to an operator seeking new or continued coverage under the 2014 Construction General Permit; and (vii) clarification that the fees for modification or transfer of Construction General Permit coverage does not apply until assessed by VSMP authority.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: 2013 Acts, ch 756 and 793
RIS Project Yes  [003931]
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
6860 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/26/2014.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Drew Hammond 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4037    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-