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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 20. Fees for Permits and Certificates
1/29/2020

9VAC25-20-50. Exemptions.

A. No permit application fees will be assessed to:

1. An applicant for a permit, permit authorization, certificate or special exception pertaining to a farming operation engaged in production for market.

2. An applicant for a permit, permit authorization, or certificate pertaining to maintenance dredging for federal navigation channels or other U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-sponsored or Department of the Navy-sponsored dredging projects.

3. Permit holders who request minor modifications or minor amendments to permits, permit authorizations or certificates as defined in 9VAC25-20-10.

4. Permit, permit authorization or certificate holders whose permits, permit authorizations or certificates are modified or amended at the initiative of the board.

5. VPDES permit holders or VPA permit holders for the regularly scheduled renewal of an individual permit for an existing facility, except VPDES and VPA permit holders whose permits expire on or before December 27, 2004.

6. An applicant for a permit, permit authorization, permit modification, or certificate pertaining solely to biosolids research.

B. No permit maintenance fees will be assessed to:

1. VPDES and VPA facilities operating under a general permit.

2. Permits pertaining to a farming operation engaged in production for market.

3. Virginia Water Protection (VWP), Surface Water Withdrawal (SWW), and Ground Water Withdrawal (GWW) permits, permit authorizations, certificates and special exceptions.

4. Permits pertaining solely to biosolids research.

Statutory Authority

§§ 62.1-44.15 and 62.1-44.15:6 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR680-01-01 § 1.5, eff. July 1, 1993; amended, Volume 20, Issue 23, eff. July 1, 2004; Volume 24, Issue 06, eff. January 1, 2008; Volume 27, Issue 26, eff. September 28, 2011; Volume 31, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 2015.

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