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Reporting, Fee, and Renewal Due Dates to Remember

A guide for small businesses and local governments to determine common reporting, fee, and renewal deadlines.

The TCEQ requires a number of reports, plans, and fees at different times throughout the year. To give small businesses and local governments a handy guide, we have put together the following list that gives due dates for common TCEQ reports and fees. Please remember that this list may not be all-inclusive; also, these items will not be applicable to all organizations.

January - June

1
  • Waste Reduction Policy Act: Executive Summary of Five-Year Pollution Prevention Plan, every fifth year
10
  • Groundwater or Purchased Water Systems: Disinfectant Level Quarterly Operating Report (DLQOR)
20
  • Wastewater Discharge: Quarterly biomonitoring Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMR) and tables
  • Wastewater Discharge December DMR
25
  • Industrial and hazardous waste: Annual Waste Summary report (paper filers)
  • Used Oil Collection Center: Annual Report; Renewal of Registration (every odd-numbered year)
  • Used Oil Handler: Biennial Report; Renewal of Registration (every even-numbered year)
30
  • Water and wastewater investor-owned utilities, districts, water supply corporations, and affected counties: regulatory assessment fees
  • Dry Cleaners: quarterly registration fee
  • Harris County On-site Wastewater General Permit expires on 1/30/19 (you have 90 days from the new permit effective date to renew coverage). This general permit coverage must be renewed every fifth year.
31
  • Computer Manufacturers, TV Manufacturers and TV Recyclers: annual recycling report
  • Toxics Release Inventory fees are invoiced. Fees are due 30 days from the invoice date.
20
  • Wastewater Discharge: January DMR
1
  • Water Rights Holder: annual water-use report
  • Scrap-tire Transporter: annual activity report
  • Combined Scrap Tire and Storage Site: annual activity report
  • Industrial and Hazardous Waste: Annual Waste Summary report (electronic filers)
  • Medical Waste Transporter and Medical Waste Mobile On-Site Treatment: Annual Summary Report
  • Tier II chemical inventory reports
20
  • Wastewater Discharge: February DMR
  • Medical Waste Processing Facilities (excluding Transfer Stations Only): Solid Waste Summary Report for 2nd Quarter (Dec. 1 through Feb. 28)
  • Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Landfills, and MSW permitted and registered processors (excluding Transfer Stations Only): Solid Waste Summary Report for 2nd Quarter (Dec. 1 through Feb. 28)
31
  • Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO): annual report
  • Multi-sector general permit (MSGP) for industrial storm water discharges:
    • Benchmark Monitoring Report
    • DMRs on numeric effluent limits (annual hazardous metals) if analyses indicate an exceedance of any constituent listed
    • DMRs on sector-specific, numeric effluent limits
  • Air Emissions Inventory: annual reports due
1
  • Public drinking water systems that provide water to community water system(s) deliver the applicable Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) information to their receiving systems
  • Annual Medical Waste Transporter and Mobile Medical On-Site Treatment fees are invoiced. Fees are due 30 days from the invoice date.
7
  • John Graves Scenic Riverway General Permit expires on 4/7/19 (you have 90 days from the new permit effective date to renew coverage). This general permit coverage must be renewed every fifth year.
10
  • Groundwater or Purchased Water Systems: DLQOR
20
  • Wastewater Discharge: Quarterly biomonitoring DMR and tables
  • Wastewater Discharge: March DMR
30
  • Dry Cleaners: quarterly registration fee
1
  • Public drinking water systems that provide water to a community water system(s) certify to the TCEQ that the applicable CCR information was delivered to their receiving systems
20
  • Wastewater Discharge: April DMR
1
  • Air Emissions/Inspection fee basis forms are due
15
  • Sludge Transporter: renewal of registration, every two years
20
  • Wastewater Discharge: May DMR
  • Medical Waste Processing Facilities (excluding Transfer Stations Only): Solid Waste Summary Report for 3rd Quarter (Mar. 1 through May 31)
  • MSW Landfills, and MSW permitted and registered processors (excluding Transfer Stations Only): Solid Waste Summary Report for 3rd Quarter (Mar. 1 through May 31)
30
  • Categorical Industrial Users that discharge to a publicly owned treatment works without an approved pretreatment program: semi-annual report

July - December

1
  • Toxics Release Inventory annual reports due to the EPA
  • Sludge Transporter: Annual Summary Report
  • Community water systems: CCR due to customers
  • Community water systems: CCR and certification of delivery due to TCEQ
  • Waste Reduction Policy Act: annual progress report
10
  • Groundwater or Purchased Water Systems: DLQOR
20
  • Wastewater Discharge: Quarterly biomonitoring DMR and tables
  • Wastewater Discharge: June DMR
  • Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) General Permit expires on 7/20/19 (you have 180 days from the new permit effective date to renew coverage). This general permit coverage must be renewed every fifth year.
30
  • Dry Cleaners: quarterly registration fee
1
  • Dry Cleaners: annual renewal registration form
  • Medical Waste Transporters: Renewal of Registration
  • Annual Sludge Transporter fees are invoiced. Fees are due 30 days from the invoice date.
20
  • Wastewater Discharge: July DMR
1
  • Annual water-quality fees assessed for Wastewater General Permits and Stormwater General Permits (except for Stormwater Construction General Permits)
  • Wastewater: annual sludge DMRs/annual sludge report due (or as otherwise established in the authorization)
20
  • Wastewater Discharge: August DMR
  • Medical Waste Processing Facilities (excluding Transfer Stations Only): Solid Waste Summary Report for 4th Quarter (June 1 through Aug. 31)
  • MSW Landfills, and MSW permitted and registered processors (excluding Transfer Stations Only): Solid Waste Summary Report for 4th Quarter (June 1 through Aug. 31)
30
  • Wastewater: annual sludge DMRs/annual sludge report due (or as otherwise established in the authorization)
  • Wastewater: annual soil sampling reports for sludge permits and irrigation Texas Land Application Permit (TLAP) sites
10
  • Groundwater or Purchased Water Systems: DLQOR
20
  • Wastewater Discharge: Quarterly biomonitoring DMR and tables
  • Wastewater Discharge: September DMR
30
  • Annual water quality fees are invoiced for Wastewater General Permits. Fees are due 30 days from the invoice date.
  • Dry Cleaners: quarterly registration fee
31
  • Annual Air Emissions/Inspection fees are invoiced. Fees are due 30 days from the invoice date.
20
  • Wastewater Discharge: October DMR
30
  • Air Emissions/Inspection fees: Invoices must be paid in full to avoid late fees.
20
  • Wastewater Discharge: November DMR
  • Medical Waste Processing Facilities (excluding Transfer Stations Only): Solid Waste Summary Report for 1st Quarter (Sept. 1 through Nov. 30)
  • MSW Landfills, and MSW permitted and registered processors (excluding Transfer Stations Only): Solid Waste Summary Report for 1st Quarter (Sept. 1 through Nov. 30)
30
  • All Public Drinking Water Systems: public health service fee (due 30 days from the billing date)
  • Annual water quality fees are invoiced for Stormwater General Permits (except for Stormwater Construction General Permits). Fees are due 30 days from the invoice date.
31
  • Categorical Industrial Users that discharge to a publicly owned treatment works without an approved pretreatment program: semi-annual report