Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit Regulation [9 VAC 25 ‑ 31]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Incorporate Budget Bill Language on VPDES Schedules of Compliance
Action 5326
General Information
Action Summary This proposed final exempt regulatory action incorporates approved budget language in HB1700 from the 2019 General Assembly Session. The final approved budget language in the Budget Bill – HB1700, Item 366, Section K directs the board to amend its regulation at 9VAC25-31-250.A.3 on the maximum time for a Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permitted discharger to attain compliance with water quality-based limitations so as to be consistent with the time for compliance established by the United States Environmental Protection Agency Section 122.47(a)(1) of Title 40, Code of Federal Regulations.
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 A 4 a of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [005939]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
Associated Mandates VPDES Schedules of Compliance
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
8676 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/04/2019.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Rebeccah W. Rochet, P.E   / Deputy Director, Division of Water Permitting
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)801-2950    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.