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Mandate 1330

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Stormwater management and erosion and sediment control; agreement in lieu of plan
Purpose of legislation
Includes farm buildings, any building or structure used for agritourism activity, and any related impervious surface, including roads, driveways, and parking areas, in the respective definitions of an agreement in lieu of a plan in the stormwater management and erosion and sediment control laws. Current laws define an agreement in lieu of a plan to cover only single-family residences. The bill also requires the State Water Control Board to establish by regulation a procedure by which a registration statement shall not be required for coverage under the General Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Construction Activities for a small construction activity, defined in the bill, involving a single-family detached residential structure.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 48 (2023)
Chap 49 (2023)
VAC chapters to be amended
9 vac 25 - 840 : Erosion and Sediment Control Regulations (formerly 4VAC50-30)
9 vac 25 - 850 : Erosion and Sediment Control and Stormwater Management Certification Requirements (formerly 4VAC50-50)
9 vac 25 - 870 : Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) Regulation (formerly 4VAC50-60)
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 6266: Amendment in response to Chapters 48 and 49 of the 2023 Virginia Acts of Assembly
Latest Stage: Final
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