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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit for Vehicle Wash Facilities and Laundry Facilities [9 VAC 25 ‑ 194]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend and Reissue the Existing General Permit Regulation
General Information
Action Summary This general permit regulation establishes limitations, monitoring requirements and other special conditions for point source discharge of vehicle wash wastewater from vehicle wash operations (primarily car wash and rental car businesses, car and truck dealerships, local or government fleet vehicle and equipment washing) to surface waters in order to maintain surface water quality. This regulation action is proposed in order to amend and reissue the existing general permit which expires on October 15, 2022.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this chapter is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
RIS Project Yes  [006442]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Dated 5/1/2020
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
9002 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/02/2020.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Elleanore Daub 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4111    FAX: (804)698-4178    TDD: ()-