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Code of Virginia
Title 62.1. Waters of the State, Ports and Harbors
6/18/2019

Chapter 3.1. State Water Control LawRead Chapter

  • Article 1. General ProvisionsRead all
  • § 62.1-44.2
    Short title; purpose
    § 62.1-44.3
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345)
    § 62.1-44.3
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345)
    § 62.1-44.3:1
    Certified mail; subsequent mail or notices may be sent by regular mail
    § 62.1-44.4
    Control by Commonwealth as to water quality
    § 62.1-44.5
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Prohibition of waste discharges or other quality alterations of state waters except as authorized by permit; notification required
    § 62.1-44.5
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Prohibition of waste discharges or other quality alterations of state waters except as authorized by permit; notification required
    § 62.1-44.6
    Chapter supplementary to existing laws
  • Article 2.3. Stormwater Management ActRead all
  • § 62.1-44.15:24
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Definitions
    § 62.1-44.15:24
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Definitions
    § 62.1-44.15:25
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Further powers and duties of the State Water Control Board
    § 62.1-44.15:25
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Further powers and duties of the State Water Control Board
    § 62.1-44.15:25.1
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Additional local authority
    § 62.1-44.15:26
    (For repeal date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) State permits
    § 62.1-44.15:26.1
    Termination of Construction General Permit coverage
    § 62.1-44.15:27
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Establishment of Virginia Stormwater Management Programs
    § 62.1-44.15:27
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Virginia Programs for Erosion Control and Stormwater Management
    § 62.1-44.15:27.1
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Virginia Stormwater Management Programs administered by the Board
    § 62.1-44.15:27.2
    Rural Tidewater localities; water quantity technical criteria; tiered approach
    § 62.1-44.15:27.3
    Acceptance of signed and sealed plan in lieu of local plan review
    § 62.1-44.15:28
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Development of regulations
    § 62.1-44.15:28
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Development of regulations
    § 62.1-44.15:28.1
    Pollutant removal by dredging
    § 62.1-44.15:29
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Virginia Stormwater Management Fund established
    § 62.1-44.15:29
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Virginia Stormwater Management Fund
    § 62.1-44.15:29.1
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Stormwater Local Assistance Fund
    § 62.1-44.15:30
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Education and training programs
    § 62.1-44.15:30
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Training and certification
    § 62.1-44.15:31
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Standards and specifications for state agencies, federal entities, and other specified entities
    § 62.1-44.15:31
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Annual standards and specifications for state agencies, federal entities, and other specified entities
    § 62.1-44.15:32
    (For repeal date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Duties of the Department
    § 62.1-44.15:33
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Authorization for more stringent ordinances
    § 62.1-44.15:33
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Authorization for more stringent ordinances
    § 62.1-44.15:34
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Regulated activities; submission and approval of a permit application; security for performance; exemptions
    § 62.1-44.15:34
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Regulated activities; submission and approval of a permit application; security for performance; exemptions
    § 62.1-44.15:35
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Nutrient credit use and additional offsite options for construction activities
    § 62.1-44.15:35
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Nutrient credit use and additional offsite options for construction activities
    § 62.1-44.15:36
    Repealed
    § 62.1-44.15:37
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Monitoring, reports, investigations, inspections, and stop work orders
    § 62.1-44.15:37
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Notices to comply and stop work orders
    § 62.1-44.15:37.1
    Inspections; land-disturbing activities of natural gas pipelines; stop work instructions
    § 62.1-44.15:38
    (For repeal date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Department to review VSMPs
    § 62.1-44.15:39
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Right of entry
    § 62.1-44.15:39
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Right of entry
    § 62.1-44.15:40
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Information to be furnished
    § 62.1-44.15:40
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Information to be furnished
    § 62.1-44.15:41
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Private rights; liability
    § 62.1-44.15:41
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Liability of common interest communities
    § 62.1-44.15:42
    (For repeal date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Enforcement by injunction, etc.
    § 62.1-44.15:43
    (For repeal date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Testing validity of regulations; judicial review
    § 62.1-44.15:44
    (For repeal date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Right to hearing
    § 62.1-44.15:45
    (For repeal date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Hearings
    § 62.1-44.15:46
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Appeals
    § 62.1-44.15:46
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Appeals
    § 62.1-44.15:47
    (For repeal date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Appeal to Court of Appeals
    § 62.1-44.15:48
    (For contingent expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Penalties, injunctions, and other legal actions
    § 62.1-44.15:48
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Penalties, injunctions, and other legal actions
    § 62.1-44.15:49
    (For contingent expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Enforcement authority of MS4 localities
    § 62.1-44.15:49.1
    MS4 industrial and high-risk programs
    § 62.1-44.15:49
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Enforcement authority of MS4 localities
    § 62.1-44.15:50
    (For contingent expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Cooperation with federal and state agencies
    § 62.1-44.15:50
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Cooperation with federal and state agencies
  • Article 2.4. Erosion and Sediment Control LawRead all
  • § 62.1-44.15:51
    (For contingent expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Definitions
    § 62.1-44.15:51
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Definitions
    § 62.1-44.15:51.1
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Applicability
    § 62.1-44.15:52
    (For contingent expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Program
    § 62.1-44.15:52
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Program
    § 62.1-44.15:53
    Certification of program personnel
    § 62.1-44.15:54
    (For contingent expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Establishment of Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Program
    § 62.1-44.15:54
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Program
    § 62.1-44.15:55
    (For contingent expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Regulated land-disturbing activities; submission and approval of erosion and sediment control plan
    § 62.1-44.15:55
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Regulated land-disturbing activities; submission and approval of erosion and sediment control plan
    § 62.1-44.15:56
    (For repeal date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) State agency and federal entity projects
    § 62.1-44.15:57
    (For contingent expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Approved plan required for issuance of grading, building, or other permits; security for performance
    § 62.1-44.15:57
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Approved plan required for issuance of grading, building, or other permits; security for performance
    § 62.1-44.15:58
    (For contingent expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Monitoring, reports, and inspections
    § 62.1-44.15:58
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Monitoring, reports, and inspections
    § 62.1-44.15:58.1
    Inspections; land-disturbing activities of natural gas pipelines; stop work instructions
    § 62.1-44.15:59
    Reporting
    § 62.1-44.15:60
    (For contingent expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Right of entry
    § 62.1-44.15:60
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Right of entry
    § 62.1-44.15:61
    (For repeal date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Cooperation with federal and state agencies
    § 62.1-44.15:62
    Judicial appeals
    § 62.1-44.15:63
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Penalties, injunctions and other legal actions
    § 62.1-44.15:63
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Penalties, injunctions and other legal actions
    § 62.1-44.15:64
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Stop work orders by Department; civil penalties
    § 62.1-44.15:64
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Stop work orders by Board; civil penalties
    § 62.1-44.15:65
    (For expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Authorization for more stringent regulations
    § 62.1-44.15:65
    (For effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Authorization for more stringent ordinances
    § 62.1-44.15:66
    No limitation on authority of Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
  • Article 4. Regulation of Sewage DischargesRead all
  • § 62.1-44.18
    Sewerage systems, etc., under supervision of Board and Department of Environmental Quality; Board to regulate design specification and plans
    § 62.1-44.18:1
    Repealed
    § 62.1-44.18:2
    When Board may prohibit discharge; permits
    § 62.1-44.18:3
    Permit for private sewerage facility; financial assurance; violations; waiver of filing
    § 62.1-44.19
    Approval of sewerage systems and sewage treatment works
    § 62.1-44.19:1
    Prohibiting sewage discharge under certain conditions in certain cities [Not set out]
    § 62.1-44.19:2
    Additional requirements on sewage discharge in Norfolk, Newport News, Hampton, Virginia Beach, and Chesapeake [Not set out]
    § 62.1-44.19:3
    Prohibition on land application, marketing and distribution of sewage sludge without permit; ordinances; notice requirement; fees
    § 62.1-44.19:3.1
    Certification of sewage sludge land applicators
    § 62.1-44.19:3.2
    Local enforcement of sewage sludge regulations
    § 62.1-44.19:3.3
    Septage disposal
    § 62.1-44.19:3.4
    Notification of local governing bodies
  • Article 5. Enforcement and Appeal ProcedureRead all
  • § 62.1-44.20
    Right to entry to obtain information, etc.
    § 62.1-44.21
    Information to be furnished to Board
    § 62.1-44.22
    (For contingent expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Private rights not affected
    § 62.1-44.22
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Private actions
    § 62.1-44.23
    (For contingent expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Enforcement by injunction, etc.
    § 62.1-44.23
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Enforcement by injunction, etc.
    § 62.1-44.23:1
    Intervention of Commonwealth in actions involving surface water withdrawals
    § 62.1-44.24
    Testing validity of regulations; judicial review
    § 62.1-44.25
    (For contingent expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Right to hearing
    § 62.1-44.25
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Right to hearing
    § 62.1-44.26
    Hearings
    § 62.1-44.27
    Rules of evidence in hearings
    § 62.1-44.28
    Decisions of the Board in hearings pursuant to §§ 62.1-44.15 and 62.1-44.25
    § 62.1-44.29
    (For contingent expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Judicial review
    § 62.1-44.29
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Judicial review
    § 62.1-44.30
    Appeal to Court of Appeals
  • Article 6. Offenses and PenaltiesRead all
  • § 62.1-44.31
    (For contingent expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Violation of special order or certificate or failure to cooperate with Board
    § 62.1-44.31
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Violation of order or certificate or failure to cooperate with Board
    § 62.1-44.32
    (For contingent expiration date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Penalties
    § 62.1-44.32
    (For contingent effective date, see Acts 2016, cc. 68 and 758, as amended by Acts 2017, c. 345) Penalties