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Assistance Tools for Construction Stormwater General Permits

Resources for small businesses and local governments that can help them comply with construction stormwater permits.

Stormwater runoff from construction activities can have a significant impact on water quality. As stormwater flows over a construction site, it picks up pollutants like sediment, debris, and chemicals, and deposits them in creeks, streams, rivers, lakes, etc. The Stormwater Permitting Program requires operators of construction sites that disturb one or more acres of land to obtain permit coverage.

The TCEQ Small Business and Local Government Assistance section developed the following tools to help construction-site owners and operators comply with stormwater permitting requirements. The documents on this page are in various file formats (help downloading files).

Important information The TCEQ has begun the process of renewing the 2013 Stormwater Construction General Permit which will expire on March 4, 2018, at midnight. Stakeholders have the opportunity to provide comments on the existing permit. Comments are due Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. For a list of proposed changes, please visit the Stormwater Stakeholders Group web page and click on the CGP Renewal Proposed Changes Adobe Acrobat PDF Document document.



To obtain the following forms, go to the TCEQ Forms Web page and search for the form number indicated (in parentheses).

  • Notice of Intent (TCEQ Form 20022)
  • Notice of Termination (TCEQ Form 20023)
  • Notice of Change (TCEQ Form 20391)
  • Low Rainfall Erosivity Waiver (TCEQ Form 20064)


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

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