Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
3/3/2024

Part II. General Information and Legislative Authority

9VAC25-650-20. Purpose.

The purpose of this regulation is to require owners or operators of certain privately owned sewerage systems that treat sewage from private residences to file with the department a plan to abate, control, remove, or contain any substantial or imminent threat to public health or the environment that is reasonably likely to occur if the facility ceases operations. For the purposes of this regulation, such a plan shall be termed a closure plan. Such plan shall also include the demonstration of financial assurance required in 9VAC25-650-30 to implement the plan.

Statutory Authority

§§ 62.1-44.15 and 62.1-44.18:3 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 4, eff. December 5, 2001; amended, Virginia Register Volume 39, Issue 5, eff. November 23, 2022.

9VAC25-650-30. Applicability.

A. This regulation applies to all persons who own or operate permitted or unpermitted privately owned sewerage systems subject to the Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit Regulation (9VAC25-31) that treat sewage generated by private residences and discharge more than 1,000 gallons per day and less than 40,000 gallons per day to state waters.

B. Owners or operators of privately owned sewerage systems must demonstrate annually financial assurance in accordance with the requirements of this chapter.

Statutory Authority

§§ 62.1-44.15 and 62.1-44.18:3 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 4, eff. December 5, 2001; amended, Virginia Register Volume 31, Issue 21, eff. July 30, 2015.

9VAC25-650-40. Suspensions and revocations.

Failure to submit a closure plan or to provide or maintain adequate financial assurance in accordance with this regulation shall be a basis for termination of a VPDES permit. Termination of a VPDES permit shall be in accordance with 9VAC25-31-410.

Statutory Authority

§§ 62.1-44.15 and 62.1-44.18:3 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 4, eff. December 5, 2001.

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