Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Environmental Quality
Board
State Water Control Board
chapter
General VPDES Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Construction Activities (formerly Part XIV, 4VAC50-60) [9 VAC 25 ‑ 880]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action:
25-880 - 2024 Amendment and Reissuance of the Existing General Permit Regulation - see action summary- extension of comment period
Action 5921
 
General Information
Action Summary This regulatory action is proposed in order to amend and reissue the existing general permit regulation which expires on June 30, 2024. This general permit regulation authorizes the discharge of stormwater from construction activities equal to or greater than 1 acre of land disturbance or less than 1 acre of land disturbance within a larger common plan of development or sale. This regulatory action is needed in order for existing and new construction activities to be covered under this general permit regulation. The 60 day public comment period on the proposed General VPDES Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Construction Activities (9VAC25-880) regulation began August 14, 2023 and was scheduled to end on October 13, 2023. Due to issues with an email address not receiving comments for part of the comment period, the comment period was extended until December 6, 2023- See the following general notice for more information: https://townhall.virginia.gov/L/ViewNotice.cfm?gnid=2697
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act, but falls within the Executive Branch and will be reviewed by the Governor's Office.
RIS Project Yes  [7057]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 8/27/2021
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9554 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/27/2022.
10050 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/13/2023.
 
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: rebeccah.rochet@deq.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)801-2950    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.