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Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Permit for Sewage Discharges Less Than or Equal to 1,000 Gallons Per Day [9 VAC 25 ‑ 110]
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Chapter Information
Description Establishes a general permit for the discharge of treated domestic sewage to surface waters provided, among other things, that the treatment works has a design discharge flow of less than or equal to 1,000 gallons per day on a monthly average.
State Authority Section (62.1-44.15 )10 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority Section 402 of the Clean Water Act

40 Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 122, 123 and 124
Exempt from APA Yes, changes to this chapter of the VA Administrative Code are exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protection public health and/or welfare with the least possible costs and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

To establish consistent procedures and requirements for the issuance of VPDES permits to discharge sewage from treatment works with design flows of 1,000 gallons per day or less in order to effectuate the proper and comprehensive protection of state waters.
Meetings There are 2 future meetings that specifically target this chapter for discussion. See all meetings (14) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Burton R. Tuxford 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: burton.tuxford@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)698-4086    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: (804)698-4021
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend and Reissue the General Permit Regulation NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/19/2014.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend and Reissue the General Permit Regulation Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/2/2011.
Amendment of VPDES General Permit for Sewage Discharges Equal to or Greater than 1,000 Gallons Per Day Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/1/2001.
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Permit for Sewage Discharges Equal to or Greater than 1,000 Gallons Per Day Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/1/2001.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Reissuance of VPDES General Permit for Sewage Discharges Less Than or Equal to 1,000 Gallons Per Day Final Stage withdrawn before submission to the Registrar.