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
2016 Acts of Assembly, Chapter 66 Amendments
Action 4673
General Information
Action Summary The amendments to the Erosion and Sediment Control Regulations are necessary to implement statutory changes set forth in Chapter 66 of the 2016 Acts of Assembly (SB598). The amendments clarify that erosion and sediment control plans approved on and after July 1, 2014, and that are in accordance with the grandfathering or time limits on applicability of approved design criteria provisions of the Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) Regulations, shall meet the flow rate capacity and velocity requirements of the Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control 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  [004916]
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
7712 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/17/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Frederick Cunningham 
Address: 629 Est Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4285    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: ()-