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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 395. General Permit for Emergency Situations and Water Quality Improvement Projects

4VAC20-395-10. Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to provide a general permit for activities in or on state-owned subaqueous beds whereby property owners, project sponsors under the EWP program, and agencies or organizations under the approval of a property owner adjacent to nontidal waterways are granted authority to install structures to stabilize watercourses and stream banks in emergency situations, to construct facilities or conduct activities resulting in waterway restoration, which are funded, designed or implemented by authorized agencies that improve water quality (including but not limited to restoration of natural flows, habitat modifications and habitat improvements), or to conduct public utility emergency response activities related to existing public utility infrastructures located in or on subaqueous beds.

Qualification under this general permit constitutes the commission authorization required in accordance with §§ 28.2-1204 and 28.2-1207 of the Code of Virginia. This general permit shall not conflict with any other federal, state, or local permitting requirements or authorization governing the proposed activity.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-103 and 28.2-1207 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 22, eff. July 1, 1998; amended, Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 19, eff. June 30, 2009.

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