Questions or Comments: wqap@tceq.texas.gov
You are here:

Stormwater Permits

Requirements related to water quality permitting for stormwater runoff from construction sites, industrial facilities, and publicly owned and operated storm sewers.

Under Which Stormwater Permit Are You Regulated?

Back to the top of the page Back to top

How to Check the Status of Your Permit

Water Quality General Permits Authorization and Application Query

Back to the top of the page Back to top

UPDATERenewal of the Phase II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) General Permit, TXR040000

On September 27, 2022, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) held a public stakeholder meeting to discuss the upcoming 2024 renewal of the TPDES Phase II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) General Permit, TXR040000. TCEQ presented preliminary proposed changes to the general permit and welcomed input from stakeholders. Please see the Stormwater Stakeholders Group Webpage for additional details.

Back to the top of the page Back to top

UPDATERenewal of the Construction General Permit (CGP) TXR150000

The TCEQ is in the process of renewing the TPDES Construction General Permit (CGP), TXR150000, which expires on March 5, 2023. The TCEQ published notice of the proposed 2023 CGP in the Texas Register and Houston Chronicle. TCEQ received public comments on Tthe proposed general permit and fact sheet from September 16, 2022 to October 17, 2022. For more information, please visit the Construction General Permit webpage.

Back to the top of the page Back to top

Resources for Small Businesses & Local Governments

Assistance Tools for Stormwater Permitting

Back to the top of the page Back to top

Stormwater Permit Fees

Submitting Stormwater General Permit Forms and Fees Electronically
Billing for water quality annual fees and agency contacts for more detailed questions.

Back to the top of the page Back to top

Delinquent Fees and Penalties Will Affect Processing Applications

If you owe at least $25 in delinquent penalties or fees the TCEQ may place your facility on Warrant Hold with the Comptroller of Public Accounts.

Back to the top of the page Back to top