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Stormwater Small (Phase II) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) General Permit (TXR040000) Renewal Period Ending

July 2019 – TCEQ Commissioners renewed the general permit to authorize stormwater discharges from small MS4s in the state on January 24, 2019. Permittees with current (active) authorizations have until July 23, 2019, to renew their existing authorization. Permittees will need to submit a renewal Notice of Intent (NOI) and an updated Stormwater Management Program or, if applicable, a waiver. The NOI application fee is $400.00.