Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Erosion and Sediment Control Regulations (formerly 4VAC50-30) [9 VAC 25 ‑ 840]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Amendments to Address 2015 Legislation Related to Providing an Exemption for Routine Maintenance Pro
Action 4385
General Information
Action Summary The 2015 General Assembly passed legislation (HB1827) which was signed by the Governor to amend and reenact ยง 62.1-44.15:52 of the Code of Virginia, relating to an exemption from erosion and sediment control requirements for routine maintenance projects. The approved Acts of Assembly Chapter 497 exempts routine maintenance projects from the flow rate capacity and velocity requirements of the Erosion and Sediment Control Law. This exemption is consistent with the exemption for similar routine maintenance projects under the Virginia Stormwater Management Program.
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  [004356]
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
7259 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/26/2015.
Contact Information
Name / Title: William K. Norris 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4022    FAX: (804)698-4347    TDD: ()-