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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 870. Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) Regulation

9VAC25-870-760. Method of payment.

A. Fees shall be collected utilizing, where practicable, an online payment system. Until such system is operational, fees, as applicable, shall be, at the discretion of the department, submitted electronically or be paid by check, draft or postal money order payable to:

1. The Treasurer of Virginia, for a MS4 individual or general permit or for a coverage issued by the department under the General Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Construction Activities or Individual Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Construction Activities, and must be in U.S. currency, except that agencies and institutions of the Commonwealth of Virginia may submit Interagency Transfers for the amount of the fee. The Department of Environmental Quality may provide a means to pay fees electronically. Fees not submitted electronically shall be sent to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.

2. The VSMP authority, for VSMP operational costs of the VSMP authority under the General Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Construction Activities, and must be in U.S. currency.

B. When fees are collected electronically pursuant to this part through credit cards, business transaction costs associated with processing such payments may be additionally assessed.

C. Nothing in this part shall prohibit the department and a VSMP authority from entering into an agreement whereby the total fee to be paid by the applicant for coverage under the General Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Construction Activities is payable to the VSMP authority, and the VSMP authority transmits the department's portion set forth in 9VAC25-870-820 to the department on a schedule established by the department.

D. Required information for state permits or state permit coverage. All applicants, unless otherwise specified by the department, shall submit the following information along with the fee payment or utilize the department Permit Application Fee Form:

1. Applicant name, address and daytime phone number.

2. The name of the facility/activity, and the facility/activity location.

3. The type of state permit applied for.

4. Whether the application is for a new state permit issuance, state permit reissuance, state permit maintenance, or state permit modification.

5. The amount of fee submitted.

6. The existing state permit number, if applicable.

7. Other information as required by the VSMP authority.

Statutory Authority

§§ 62.1-44.15:25 and 62.1-44.15:28 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 4VAC50-60-760 derived from Virginia Register Volume 21, Issue 3, eff. January 29, 2005; amended, Virginia Register Volume 26, Issue 9, eff. February 3, 2010; Volume 29, Issue 4, eff. November 21, 2012; amended and renumbered, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 2, eff. October 23, 2013; amended, Volume 30, Issue 11, eff. February 26, 2014.

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