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62 Active / Under Development Chapters and 42 Inactive / Repealed Chapters
VAC Citation Chapter Title Last Activity Date
9 VAC 25‑11   Public Participation Guidelines Periodic Review Agency Completed 12/22/2021
9 VAC 25‑15   Regulation for Dispute Resolution Periodic Review Agency Completed 11/25/2019
9 VAC 25‑20   Fees for Permits and Certificates Final Stage Published 10/24/2022
9 VAC 25‑31   Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit Regulation Final Stage Published 2/26/2024
9 VAC 25‑32   Virginia Pollution Abatement (VPA) Permit Regulation Final Stage Published 2/26/2024
9 VAC 25‑40   Regulation for Nutrient Enriched Waters and Dischargers within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Final Stage Published 10/24/2022
9 VAC 25‑71   Regulations Governing the Discharge of Sewage and Other Wastes from Boats Final Stage Published 10/24/2022
9 VAC 25‑91   Facility and Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) Regulation NOIRA Stage Withdrawn 12/4/2023
9 VAC 25‑101   Tank Vessel Oil Discharge Contingency Plan and Financial Responsibility Regulation Periodic Review Agency Completed 8/21/2023
9 VAC 25‑110  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Permit for Sewage Discharges Less Than or Equal to 1,000 Gallons Per Day
NOIRA Stage Published 4/8/2024
9 VAC 25‑115  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Seafood Processing Facilities
NOIRA Stage Published 4/8/2024
9 VAC 25‑120  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Discharges From Groundwater Remediation of Contaminated Sites, Dewatering Activities of Contaminated Sites, and Hydrostatic Tests
Final Stage Published 10/24/2022
9 VAC 25‑151  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Storm Water Discharges Associated with Industrial Activity
Final Stage Published 3/11/2024
9 VAC 25‑190  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Nonmetallic Mineral Mining
Final Stage to be Published 4/22/2024
9 VAC 25‑192  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Virginia Pollution Abatement (VPA) Regulation and General Permit for Animal Feeding Operations and Animal Waste Management
Proposed Stage Published 1/15/2024
9 VAC 25‑193  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit for Concrete Products Facilities
Final Stage Published 8/28/2023
9 VAC 25‑194  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Vehicle Wash Facilities and Laundry Facilities
Final Stage Published 10/10/2022
9 VAC 25‑196  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit for Non-Contact Cooling Water Discharges of 50,000 Gallons Per Day or Less
Final Stage Published 1/16/2023
9 VAC 25‑200   Water Withdrawal Reporting Final Stage Published 10/24/2022
9 VAC 25‑210   Virginia Water Protection Permit Regulation Final Stage Published 2/26/2024
9 VAC 25‑215   Reserved    
9 VAC 25‑220   Surface Water Management Area Regulation Final Stage Published 10/24/2022
9 VAC 25‑230   Procedural Rule No. 1 - Public and Formal Hearing Procedures Periodic Review Agency Completed 10/1/2019
9 VAC 25‑260   Water Quality Standards NOIRA Stage Published 2/26/2024
9 VAC 25‑280   Ground Water Standards Final Stage Published 10/24/2022
9 VAC 25‑370   Policy for the Protection of Water Quality in Virginia's Shellfish Growing Waters Final Stage Published 10/24/2022
9 VAC 25‑380   Wetlands Policy Final Stage Published 10/24/2022
9 VAC 25‑390   Water Resources Policy Final Stage Published 10/24/2022
9 VAC 25‑401   Sewage Treatment in the Dulles Area Watershed Final Stage Published 2/3/2020
9 VAC 25‑410   Occoquan Policy Final Stage Published 8/1/2022
9 VAC 25‑415   Policy for the Potomac River Embayments Final Stage Published 3/15/2021
9 VAC 25‑580   Underground Storage Tanks: Technical Standards and Corrective Action Requirements Periodic Review Agency Completed 9/21/2023
9 VAC 25‑590   Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Financial Responsibility Requirements Periodic Review Agency Completed 9/21/2023
9 VAC 25‑600   Designated Ground Water Management Areas Periodic Review Agency Completed 2/22/2023
9 VAC 25‑610   Ground Water Withdrawal Regulations Final Stage Published 2/26/2024
9 VAC 25‑630  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Virginia Pollution Abatement Regulation and General Permit for Poultry Waste Management
Final Stage Published 10/24/2022
9 VAC 25‑640   Aboveground Storage Tank and Pipeline Facility Financial Responsibility Requirements Final Stage Published 10/24/2022
9 VAC 25‑650   Closure Plans and Demonstration of Financial Capability Final Stage Published 10/24/2022
9 VAC 25‑660  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Virginia Water Protection General Permit for Impacts Less Than One-Half Acre
Final Stage Published 2/26/2024
9 VAC 25‑670  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Virginia Water Protection General Permit for Facilities and Activities of Utility and Public Service Companies Regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission or the State Corporation Commission and Other Utility Line Activities
Final Stage Published 2/26/2024
9 VAC 25‑680  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Virginia Water Protection General Permit for Linear Transportation Projects
Final Stage Published 2/26/2024
9 VAC 25‑690  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Virginia Water Protection General Permit for Impacts from Development and Certain Mining Activities
Final Stage Published 2/26/2024
9 VAC 25‑700   Reserved NOIRA Stage Withdrawn 8/17/2007
9 VAC 25‑710  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Reserved
NOIRA Stage Withdrawn 8/17/2007
9 VAC 25‑720   Water Quality Management Planning Regulation Final Stage to be Published 4/22/2024
9 VAC 25‑740   Water Reclamation and Reuse Regulation Final Stage Published 10/24/2022
9 VAC 25‑770   Financial Responsibility Requirements for Mitigation Associated with Tidal Dredging Projects Final Stage Published 10/24/2022
9 VAC 25‑780   Local and Regional Water Supply Planning Periodic Review Agency Completed 7/31/2023
9 VAC 25‑790   Sewage Collection and Treatment Regulations Final Stage Published 2/26/2024
9 VAC 25‑800  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Discharges Resulting from the Application of Pesticides to Surface Waters
Final Stage Published 5/22/2023
9 VAC 25‑820  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Watershed Permit Regulation for Total Nitrogen and Total Phosphorus Discharges and Nutrient Trading in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in Virginia
Periodic Review Agency Completed 11/3/2023
9 VAC 25‑830   Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area Designation and Management Regulations (formerly 4VAC50-90) Final Stage Published 8/1/2022
9 VAC 25‑840   Erosion and Sediment Control Regulations (formerly 4VAC50-30) Final Stage Published 12/4/2023
9 VAC 25‑850   Erosion and Sediment Control and Stormwater Management Certification Requirements (formerly 4VAC50-50) Final Stage Published 12/4/2023
9 VAC 25‑860  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Permit for Potable Water Treatment Plants
Final Stage Published 1/16/2023
9 VAC 25‑870   Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) Regulation (formerly 4VAC50-60) Final Stage Published 12/4/2023
9 VAC 25‑875   Virginia Erosion and Stormwater Management Regulation Final Stage Published 12/4/2023
9 VAC 25‑880   General VPDES Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Construction Activities (formerly Part XIV, 4VAC50-60) Final Stage Published 3/25/2024
9 VAC 25‑890  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
General VPDES Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (formerly Part XV, 4VAC50-60)
Final Stage Published 9/25/2023
9 VAC 25‑900   Certification of Nonpoint Source Nutrient Credits (formerly 4VAC50-80) Final Stage Published 11/6/2023
9 VAC 25‑910   General Permit for Use of Surficial Aquifer on the Eastern Shore Final Stage Published 11/21/2022
9 VAC 25‑920  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
General Permit for Use of the Surficial Aquifer in a Groundwater Management Area
Final Stage Published 10/10/2022
Inactive (Repealed / Renumbered / Withdrawn / Expired)
9 VAC 25‑10   Public Participation Guidelines (Repealed) Final Stage Published 11/10/2008
9 VAC 25‑30   Permit Regulation (Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) and Virginia Pollution Abatement (VPA) Permit Program) (Repealed)    
9 VAC 25‑50   Toxics Management Regulation (Repealed)    
9 VAC 25‑60   Sewerage Regulations (Repealed) Final Stage Published 6/17/2002
9 VAC 25‑70   Regulation No. 5 - Control of Pollution From Boats (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑80   General Regulations Under State Water Control Law - Requirement No. 1 (Repealed) Fast-Track Stage Published 8/31/2020
9 VAC 25‑90   Oil Discharge Contingency Plans and Administrative Fees for Approval (Repealed)    
9 VAC 25‑100   Tank Vessel Financial Responsibility Requirements and Administrative Fees for Approval (Repealed)    
9 VAC 25‑130   Facility and Aboveground Storage Tank Registration Requirements (Repealed)    
9 VAC 25‑140   Aboveground Storage Tanks Pollution Prevention Requirements (Repealed)    
9 VAC 25‑150   Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Storm Water Discharges Associated With Industrial Activity From Heavy Manufacturing (Repealed)    
9 VAC 25‑160   Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Storm Water Discharges Associated With Industrial Activity From Light Manufacturing (Repealed)    
9 VAC 25‑170   Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Storm Water Discharges Associated With Industrial Activity From Transportation Facilities, Landfills, Land Application Sites and Open Dumps, Materials ... (Repealed)    
9 VAC 25‑180   Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Storm Water Discharges From Construction Sites (Repealed) Final Stage Published 10/31/2005
9 VAC 25‑191   Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (Repealed) NOIRA Stage Withdrawn 12/8/2022
9 VAC 25‑195   General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit for Concentrated Aquatic Animal Production Facilities (Repealed) Final Stage Published 1/27/2003
9 VAC 25‑240   Procedural Rule No 3 - Certification Pursuant to 33 USC ‡‚1341 ( (Repealed) Fast-Track Stage Published 5/20/2013
9 VAC 25‑250   Procedural Rule No. 4 - Proxy Voting By Board Members (Repealed) Final Stage Published 12/31/2012
9 VAC 25‑400   Policy for Waste Treatment and Water Quality Management for the Dulles Area Watershed (Repealed) Final Stage Withdrawn 8/23/2007
9 VAC 25‑420   James River 3(C) Wastewater Management Plan Peninsula Area (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑430   Roanoke River Basin Water Quality Management Plan (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑440   Upper Roanoke River Subarea Water Quality Management Plan (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑450   Upper James River Basin Water Quality Management Plan (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑452   Upper James-Jackson River Subarea Water Quality Management Plan (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑460   Metropolitan/Regional Water Quality Management Plan for Northern Neck Planning District (No. 17) (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑470   York River Basin Water Quality Management Plan (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑480   Tennessee and Big Sandy River Basins Water Quality Management Plan (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑490   Rappahannock Area Development Commission (RADCO) 208 Areawide Waste Treatment Management Plan and Potomac-Shenandoah River Basin 303(E) Water Quality Management Plan (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑500   State Water Quality Management Plan for the Fifth Planning District (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑510   Water Quality Management Plan for the Southwest Virginia 208 Planning Area (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑520   Water Quality Management Plan for the First Tennessee-Virginia Development District (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑530   Water Quality Management Plan for the Hampton Roads Planning Area (Planning Districts 20 & 21) (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑540   Water Quality Management Plan for the New River Basin (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑550   Small Coastal River Basins and Chesapeake Bay Virginia Eastern Shore Portion Water Quality Management Plan (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑560   Potomac-Shenandoah River Basin Water Quality Management Plan (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑570   Richmond-Crater Interim Water Quality Management Plan (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑572   Water Quality Management Plans (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑620   Order Declaring the Eastern Shore of Virginia - Accomack and Northampton Counties - as a Critical Ground Water Area (See 9VAC25-600) (Repealed) Fast-Track Stage Published 8/26/2013
9 VAC 25‑730   (See 9 VAC 25-71) Smith Mountain Lake No-Discharge Zone (Repealed) Final Stage Published 3/24/2003
9 VAC 25‑750   General VPDES Permit Regulation for Discharges of Storm Water from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (Repealed) Final Stage Published 10/31/2005
9 VAC 25‑760   James River (Richmond Regional West) Surface Water Management Area (Withdrawn before promulgation) Proposed Stage Withdrawn 12/4/2023
9 VAC 25‑810   General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit for Coin-Operated Laundry (Repealed) Final Stage Published 5/7/2012