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Assistance Tools for Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s)

Resources for small businesses and local governments regarding municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4s).

Municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4s) consist of a conveyance or system of conveyances, including roads with drainage systems, streets, catch basins, curbs, gutters, ditches, human-made channels, or storm drains. The following resources are provided to assist the regulated community in meeting permit requirements.




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

  • Notice of Intent (TCEQ Form 20368)
  • Notice of Change (TCEQ Form 20392)
  • Waiver 1 (TCEQ Form 20369)
  • MS4 Annual Reporting Requirements for Phase II (Small) MS4s (TCEQ Form 20561)


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The following links take you off the TCEQ website (Exit the TCEQ). If you encounter an inactive (broken) link, please send an e-mail to  and indicate which link was broken.

Phase I MS4s in Texas

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 webpage at TexasEnviroHelp.org.

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