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Stormwater Permits

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

HOTJohn Graves Scenic Riverway General Permit, TXG500000 Renewal

The TCEQ is in the process of renewing the TPDES general permit for the John Graves Scenic Riverway, TXG500000, which expires on April 7, 2019. The draft permit and fact sheet are now available for public comment and review.

Refer to the link below for more information about the John Graves Scenic Riverway draft documents.

John Graves Scenic Riverway General Permit (TXG500000)

HOTSmall Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) General Permit, TXR040000 Renewal

The TCEQ is in the process of renewing the TPDES general permit for small MS4s, TXR040000, which expires on December 13, 2018. The draft permit and fact sheet are now scheduled for adoption by the Commission on January 16, 2019.

For more information about the Small MS4 Phase II draft documents and public meeting, click on the link below:

General Permit TXR040000 for Phase II (Small) MS4s

2018 Construction General Permit (TXR150000)

UPDATETCEQ has reissued the Construction General Permit (CGP) TXR150000 with an effective date of March 5, 2018. This general permit authorizes the discharge of stormwater runoff associated with small and large construction sites and certain non-stormwater discharges into surface water in the state.

For more information about the new 2018 CGP documents and the forms, click on the link below:

Additional Guidance and Quick Links: Construction Activities

Under Which Stormwater Permit Are You Regulated?

How to Check the Status of Your Permit

Water Quality General Permits Authorization and Application Query

Stormwater Permits: Resources for Small Businesses & Local Governments

Assistance Tools for Stormwater Permitting

Stormwater Permit Fees

General Permit Stormwater and General Permit Wastewater Fee Adobe Acrobat PDF Document
Billing for annual fees and agency contacts for more detailed questions

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.