Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Occoquan Policy [9 VAC 25 ‑ 410]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Revisions to CH 410 in response to SB 567 and SB 657 (2022 GA session)
General Information
Action Summary This regulatory action changes the existing language of the regulation (G 2 of 9VAC25-410-20) to incorporate a provision that Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits may also be issued to an existing sewage treatment plant constructed and placed into service prior to January 1, 2001, serving no less than 10 homes but no more than 25 homes if such sewage treatment plant has a documented history of substantial noncompliance and it is not feasible to connect to a publicly owned sewage treatment plant. Chapter 410 is also amended to address changes to the authority of the State Water Control Board in response to Chapter 356 of the 2022 Acts of Assembly (SB657).
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
RIS Project Yes  [7164]
Associated Mandates
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
9663 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/31/2022.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Sarah Sivers 
Address: Northern Regional Office
13901 Crown Court
Woodbridge, VA 22193
Email Address:
Phone: (571)408-3157    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.