Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Permit for Sewage Discharges Less Than or Equal to 1,000 Gallons Per Day [9 VAC 25 ‑ 110]
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
2021 Amendment and Reissuance of the Existing Regulation
Action 5237
General Information
Action Summary This general permit regulation establishes limitations, monitoring requirements and other special conditions for point source discharges of treated domestic sewage from treatment works with a design discharge flow of less than or equal to 1,000 gallons per day to surface waters in order to maintain surface water quality. This regulatory action is proposed to amend and reissue the existing general permit, which expires on August 1, 2021. In addition, a periodic/small business impact review of this regulation will be conducted as part of this regulatory action.
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 8 of the Administrative Process Act
RIS Project Yes  [005864]
New Periodic Review This action will be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8558 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/01/2019.
8997 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/03/2020.
9172 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/02/2021.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Peter Sherman 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Ste 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4044    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: ()-