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RV Parks: Compliance Resources

Compliance tools for RV parks in Texas.

Water

  • 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.
  • Water Utility — If you send a bill to a customer for water or sewer service, then you are a utility. The Public Utility Commission of TexasExit the TCEQ has regulatory oversight, and you will need to comply with PUC rulesExit the TCEQ
  • 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:

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Construction

  • 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.

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Compliance Overview Tools

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.

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