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Virginia Water Protection Permit Regulation [9 VAC 25 ‑ 210]
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Chapter Information
Description Establishes the general procedures for the issuance of a Virginia Water Protection permit for activities in navigable waters of the Commonwealth.
State Authority Sections (62.1-44.15 )10 and :62.1-44.15 5 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority Section 401 of the Clean Water Act
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect public health and/or welfare with the least possible costs and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

To establish general procedures and requirements for the issuance of Virginia Water Protection permits for activities that cause a discharge to surface waters and for which a federal Section 401 permit is required in order to effectuate the proper and comprehensive protection of such waters.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Dave Davis 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: dave.davis@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)698-4105    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: (804)698-4021
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Incorporation of Policies, Guidance, Regulations and Clarifications Specific to the VWP Program NOIRA Secretary of Natural Resources review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments to Conform to Statutory Changes Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/10/2008.
Amendments to Conform to 2007 Legislation Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/6/2008.
Amendment of the Virginia Water Protection Permit Regulation Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/25/2007.
Virginia Water Protection Permit Regulation - Amendments Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/1/2001.
Virginia Water Protection Permit Program Regulation - Amendments to Conform to State Law Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/27/2000.