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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

HOTUPDATEConstruction General Permit (CGP) Amendment

TCEQ initiated an amendment without renewal to the 2018 CGP to expand the applicability for non-exempt oil and gas construction activities in response to the recent transfer of state and federal regulatory authorityAdobe Acrobat PDF Document to TCEQ for discharges associated with oil and gas exploration, production, processing, or treatment operations, or transmission facilities. For more information, please visit the Construction General Permit webpage.

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HOTUPDATEMulti-Sector General Permit Renewal

The TCEQ has renewed the Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP, TXR050000) for industrial facilities. The 2021 MSGPAdobe Acrobat PDF Document has been issued with an effective date of August 14, 2021. For more information, please visit the Multi-Sector General Permit webpage.

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HOTSand Mining Rulemaking

TCEQ has initiated rulemaking to include a new subchapter in 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 311 related to establishing best management practices for sand mining operations 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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Resources for Small Businesses & Local Governments

Assistance Tools for Stormwater Permitting

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Stormwater Permit Fees

Submitting Stormwater General Permit Forms and Fees Electronically 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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