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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.

Under Which Stormwater Permit Are You Regulated?

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How to Check the Status of Your Permit

Water Quality General Permits Authorization and Application Query

HOTMulti-Sector General Permit Renewal

TCEQ has begun the renewal process for the Stormwater Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP, TXR050000) for industrial facilities, which expires on August 14, 2021. TCEQ is currently making final edits to the proposed permit and fact sheet. For more information, please visit the Multi-Sector General Permit webpage.

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HOTSand Mining Rulemaking

TCEQ is initiating rulemaking to include a new subchapter in 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 311 related to establishing best management practices for sand mining within the San Jacinto River Watershed. For more information about the rulemaking and stakeholder involvement please visit the Sand Mining Rulemaking webpage.

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UPDATEUpcoming Events and Training:

Save the Date!Exit the TCEQ The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6 23rd Annual Stormwater Conference is scheduled for August 8-12, 2021 in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is scheduled to be held on-site and virtual participation options will also be made available. This conference is intended for MS4 operators, consultants, and other stormwater professionals. For more information, visit the conference webpage hereExit the TCEQ.

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Resources for Small Businesses & Local Governments

Assistance Tools for Stormwater Permitting

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Stormwater Permit Fees

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

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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.

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