Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Fees for Permits and Certificates [9 VAC 25 ‑ 20]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Fees for Permits and Certificates - Rev. A10wt
General Information
Action Summary This final exempt regulatory action is being taken to implement provisions of budget item 355 of House Bill 30 (HB 30), as enacted by 2010 General Assembly. This action makes changes in the amount of permit maintenance fees assessed in order to recover $1,250,000 of revenue removed from general fund appropriations during the 2010 General Assembly. This action ensures that permit maintenance fees continue to cover a portion of the direct costs for administration, compliance and enforcement of Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) and the Virginia Pollution Abatement (VPA) permits. As required by HB 30, this action also provides for a cap on the amount of permit fees collected and revises the permit maintenance fee cap on certain public authorities with multiple facilities.
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: Section 2.2-4006 A 4 a of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [002381]
Associated Mandates Water permit fee revisions
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
5580 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/18/2010.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Gary E. Graham 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4103    FAX: (804)698-4510    TDD: ()-