Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit for Seafood Processing Facilities [9 VAC 25 ‑ 115]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
2021 Amendment and Reissuance of the Existing Regulation
General Information
Action Summary This general permit regulation establishes limitations, monitoring requirements and other special conditions for point source discharge of seafood processing wastewater from seafood processing facilities to surface waters in order to maintain surface water quality. The permit also regulates stormwater quality from seafood processing sites operating under SIC codes 2091 and 2092 (Canned and Cured Fish and Seafood and Prepared Fish or Frozen Fish and Seafoods) to maintain surface water quality. This regulation action is proposed in order to amend and reissue the existing general permit which expires on July 23, 2021. In addition, a periodic/small business impact review of this regulation will be conducted as part of this regulatory action.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Exempt Citation: Section 2.2-4006 A 8 of the Administrative Process Act
RIS Project Yes  [005819]
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
8520 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/20/2019.
8996 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/02/2020.
9173 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/24/2021.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Elleanore M. Daub 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)659-2655    FAX: (804)698-4178    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.