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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
General Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Construction Activities (formerly Part XIV, 4VAC50-60) [9 VAC 25 ‑ 880]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend and Reissue the Construction Stormwater General Permit
General Information
Action Summary This regulatory action is proposed in order to amend and reissue the existing general permit which expires on June 30, 2019. The general permit governs the discharge of stormwater from construction activities equal to or greater than 1 acre of land disturbance or less than 1 acre within a common plan of development. This regulatory action is needed in order for existing and new construction activity projects to be covered under this general permit regulation In addition, a periodic/small business impact review of this regulation will be conducted as part of this regulatory action. Please see the Agency Background Document located at for the specific details on the conduct of the review.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006 A 8 of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [005296]
New Periodic Review This action will be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8073 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/15/2017.
8400 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/28/2018.
8601 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/01/2019.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jaime Robb 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4416    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: ()-