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
Appropriate Signing of Certain Documents
Action 4862
General Information
Action Summary The intent of this proposed regulatory action is to provide language in the regulation that would require that all final plan elements, specifications, or calculations whose preparation requires a license under Chapter 4 (§ 54.1-400 et seq.) or 22 (§ 54.1-2200 et seq.) of Title 54.1 be appropriately signed and sealed by a professional who is licensed to engage in practice in the Commonwealth. This action is required by Chapters 10 (HB2076) and 163 (SB1127) of the 2017 Acts of Assembly.
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: Chapters 10 and 163 of the 2017 Acts of Assembly
RIS Project Yes  [005128]
Associated Mandates Stormwater Management Regulations - Final Plan Elements, Specification or Calculations - Sign and Seal by Licensed Professional
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
7986 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/06/2017.
8272 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/13/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: William K. Norris 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4022    FAX: (804)698-4019    TDD: ()-