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Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s) (formerly Part XV, 4VAC50-60) [9 VAC 25 ‑ 890]
ChapterChapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
25-890 - Amend and Reissue the Small MS4 General Permit
Action 5813 / Stage 10102
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 9/8/2023  11:15 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 8/25/2023    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 8/25/2023   (modified 9/1/2023)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 8/28/2023    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 9/6/2023   

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 8/25/2023
Review Completed: 8/28/2023
Result: Certified
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 9/6/2023
Governor Review Completed: 9/6/2023
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 9/7/2023
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/25/2023    Volume: 40  Issue: 3
Comment Period No comment period held for this exempt action/stage.
Effective Date 11/1/2023
Contact Information
Name / Title: Rebeccah W. Rochet, P.E   / Deputy Director, Division of Water Permitting
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)801-2950    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-


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Action 5813:
25-890 - Amend and Reissue the Small MS4 General Permit
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (9384) Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/27/2021.
Proposed   (9895) Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/14/2023.
Final   (10102) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/01/2023.
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