RV Parks: Compliance Resources
- Public Water Supply—If you supply water for drinking, hand washing, dish washing, cooking or bathing you may need to obtain authorization for operating a public water supply.
- Public Utility Commission of Texas has regulatory oversight, and you will need to comply with PUC rules for utilities. —If you send a bill to a customer for water or sewer service, then you are a utility. The
- Wastewater—If you provide wastewater treatment or disposal, you may need authorization from the TCEQ or your local On-Site Sewage Facility (OSSF or “Septic System”) permitting authority:
- Stormwater—If you are building an RV park, and the construction activities will disturb one or more acres of land, you are required to obtain authorization under the TCEQ’s Construction General Stormwater Permit.
- Edwards Aquifer Requirements—If construction is taking place over the Recharge, Contributing or Transition Zone of the Edwards Aquifer, additional requirements may apply.
Compliance Overview Tools
- For confidential compliance assistance, contact TCEQ’s Small Business and Local Government Assistance hotline at 800-447-2827
- RV Parks: Am I regulated? (RG-499)
Where can I find more information and assistance?
The TCEQ's Small Business and Local Government Assistance Section offers free, confidential help to small businesses and local governments working to comply with state environmental regulations. Call us at 800-447-2827 or visit our Web page at TexasEnviroHelp.org.