On May 24, 2011, the Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board authorized DCR to prepare and submit a NOIRA to consider changes and solicit recommendations to the General Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (4 VAC 50-60-1200 et seq.) [Part XV] in accordance with the Administrative Process Act exemption requirements specified in §2.2-4006 A8.
DCR formed a Regulatory Advisory Panel (RAP) to provide recommendations to the department, on behalf of the Board, regarding the development of a proposed General Permit. On September 28, 2012, the Board approved proposed changes to the General Permit for publication in the Virginia Register. The proposed regulations were published on November 5, 2012, beginning a 60-day public comment period that ends on January 4, 2013. Information regarding the proposed regulations and the submittal of public comments is below:
information on meetings of the 2012 RAP is posted below.
Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board (VSWCB) meeting - March 27, 2013 - At this meeting, the Board approved final regulations, effective July 1, 2013. Below is information regarding the final regulations, which were posted in the Virginia Register on April 22, 2013: