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Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) Regulation (formerly 4VAC50-60) [9 VAC 25 ‑ 870]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Consolidation of Virginia Erosion Control and Stormwater Management Programs
Action 5213 / Stage 9916
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 11/25/2023  11:57 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 8/24/2023    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 8/24/2023   (modified 11/3/2023)    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 11/8/2023   

Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 11/8/2023
Governor Review Completed: 11/8/2023
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 11/8/2023
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 12/4/2023    Volume: 40  Issue: 8
Comment Period No comment period held for this exempt action/stage.
Effective Date 7/1/2024
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: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 5213:
Consolidation of Virginia Erosion Control and Stormwater Management Programs
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (8515) Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/06/2019.
Final   (9916) Stage complete. Becomes effective on 07/01/2024.
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