Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Ground Water Withdrawal Regulations [9 VAC 25 ‑ 610]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Amend Permit Term and Permit Fee - Chapter 424 of 2018 Acts of Assembly
Action 5124
General Information
Action Summary This amendment changes the groundwater withdrawal permit term from a maximum of 10 years to a maximum of 15 years. This amendment also changes the permit application fees for groundwater withdrawal permits. Groundwater withdrawal permit application fees will remain $6,000 through December 31, 2018. Groundwater withdrawal permit application fees will increase to $9,000 effective January 1, 2019. These changes are being made in response to Chapter 424 of the 2018 Acts of Assembly.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006 A 4 a of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [005490]
Associated Mandates Amend Groundwater Withdrawal Permit Term and Permit Fee
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
8387 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/14/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Eric Seavey 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)754-6250    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.