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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 890. General VPDES Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems

9VAC25-890-30. Registration statement.

A. Deadline for submitting a registration statement.

1. Operators of small MS4s described under 9VAC25-870-400 B that are applying for initial coverage under this general permit must submit a complete registration statement to the department within 180 days of notice of designation, unless the board grants a later date.

2. In order to continue uninterrupted coverage under the general permit, operators of small MS4s shall submit a new registration statement no later than June 1, 2018, unless permission for a later date has been granted by the board. The board shall not grant permission for registration statements to be submitted later than the expiration date of the existing state permit.

B. The registration statement shall include the following information:

1. The name and location of the small MS4;

2. The name of the owner or operator of the small MS4;

3. The mailing address of the owner or operator of the small MS4;

4. The type of small MS4 (city, county, incorporated town, unincorporated town, college or university, local school board, military installation, transportation system, federal or state facility, or other);

5. The name, title, mailing address, telephone number, and email address for the following individuals:

a. The responsible official who meets the criteria established in 9VAC-25-870-370 A 3;

b. The MS4 permit contact; and

c. The annual permit maintenance fee contact;

6. The following receiving waters information:

a. The names of the receiving surface waters to which the MS4 system discharges; and

b. Whether or not the receiving waters are listed as impaired in the Virginia 2016 305(b)/303(d) Water Quality Assessment Integrated Report;

7. The names of any physically interconnected MS4s to which the small MS4 discharges;

8. A list of all existing signed agreements between the operator and any applicable third parties where the operator has entered into an agreement in order to implement minimum control measures or portions of minimum control measures;

9. For those permittees whose regulated MS4 is located partially or entirely in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, a draft second phase Chesapeake Bay TMDL action plan; and

10. The following certification: "I certify under penalty of law that this document and all attachments were prepared under my direction or supervision in accordance with a system designed to assure that qualified personnel properly gather and evaluate the information submitted. Based on my inquiry of the person or persons who manage the system, or those persons directly responsible for gathering the information, the information submitted is, to the best of my knowledge and belief, true, accurate, and complete. I am aware that there are significant penalties for submitting false information, including the possibility of fine and imprisonment for knowing violations."

C. The registration statement shall be signed in accordance with 9VAC25-890-40 Part III K 4.

D. An operator may file its own registration statement, or the operator and other operators of small MS4s may jointly submit a registration statement. If responsibilities for meeting the stormwater minimum control measures will be shared with other municipalities or governmental entities, the registration statement must describe which stormwater minimum control measures the operator will implement and identify the entities that will implement the other stormwater minimum control measures within the area served by the small MS4.

E. The registration statement may be delivered to the DEQ Central Office, Office of VPDES Permits or by electronic mail to an electronic mailbox specified by the department.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Former 4VAC50-60-1230, derived from Virginia Register Volume 21, Issue 3, eff. January 29, 2005; amended, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 20, eff. July 9, 2008; Volume 29, Issue 4, eff. November 21, 2012; Volume 29, Issue 17, eff. July 1, 2013; Errata, 29:18 VA.R. 2246, May 6, 2013; amended and renumbered, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 2, eff. October 23, 2013; amended, Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 2, eff. November 1, 2018.

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