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Multi Sector General Permit (TXR050000) Renewal Period Begins

August 2021 - TCEQ issued the new 2021 Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) effective August 14, 2021. The 2016 permit expired that same day. The MSGP regulates stormwater discharges from industrial activities.

To view the renewed 2021 MSGP and resources for renewing your permit coverage, see our Stormwater MSGP for Industrial Facilities webpage.

Facilities with a Notice of Intent (NOI) or No Exposure Certification (NEC) authorization under the 2016 MSGP have 90 days to renew it.

  • Submit a renewal application between August 14, 2021 to November 12, 2021 in STEERS. There is a $100 application fee.
  • Facilities with NOIs must develop and implement an updated Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWP3) before renewing coverage.

For help creating a STEERS account, see our Guide to Creating an Account in STEERS or YouTube tutorial video on How to Setup an Account in STEERS . During setup, select stormwater general permits as your program area.

The following resources may help you fill out your NOI or NEC applications:

Find more resources on our Assistance Tools for Industrial Stormwater Permitting webpage. If you have questions during the renewal period or need help, use our MSGP Customer Help Form (link removed).