Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Conservation and Recreation
Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board
Stormwater Management Regulations AS 9 VAC 25-870 [4 VAC 50 ‑ 60]    (Renumbered)
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Amend the General Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Construction Activities found in Part XIV of the Virginia Stormwater Management Permit Program Regulations and its associated definitions found in Part I of those Regulations.
Action 2623
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of this regulatory action is to consider amendments to the applicable portions of the Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board’s Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) Permit Regulations in order to develop a new General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Activities. 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 July 1, 2004 thus necessitating the promulgation of a new General Permit by the June 30, 2009 expiration date.
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 A9
RIS Project Yes  [001245]
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
4568 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/14/2008.
4817 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/26/2008.
5065 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/13/2009.
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.