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
Amendment to the Authorization Procedures for Virginia Stormwater Management Programs
Action 4866
General Information
Action Summary During the 2017 General Assembly Session an Act to amend and reenact ยง62.1-44.15:27 relating to stormwater and erosion management as it relates to administration of the program by a third party (Chapter 349 of the 2017 Acts of Assembly). To account for the legislative change to the Code of Virginia, a sentence specifying that a VSMP authority application package shall include contracts with third-party professionals who hold certificates of competence in the appropriate subject areas to carry out any or all of the responsibilities required of a VSMP including plan review and inspection but not including enforcement.
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: 2.2-4006 A 4 a of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [005127]
Associated Mandates Stormwater Management Regulations - Program Administration by Third-Party Professionals
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
7993 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/20/2017.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Rebeccah W. Rochet, P.E   / Deputy Director, Division of Water Permitting
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)801-2950    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.