Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Conservation and Recreation
Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board
Stormwater Management Regulations RENUMBERED AS 9 VAC 25-870 [4 VAC 50 ‑ 60]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend the regulations related to the General Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems and the associated definitions and forms.
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of this regulatory action is to amend the Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board’s Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) Permit Regulations in order develop a new General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems. Regulations developed under the federal Clean Water Act (33 USC §1251 et seq.) and §10.1-603.1 et seq. of the Code of Virginia require that VSMP permits be effective for a fixed term not to exceed five years (§10.1-603.2:2 (B)). The existing 5-year General Permit was issued on December 9, 2002 thus necessitating the promulgation of a new General Permit by the December 9, 2007 expiration date.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: §2.2-4006 A9
RIS Project Yes  [000699]
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
3997 NOIRA Stage complete. No comment period held.
4336 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/14/2007.
4638 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/09/2008.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Lisa McGee  / Policy and Planning Director
Address: 600 East Main Street, 24th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-4378    FAX: (804)786-6141    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.