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Additional Guidance and Quick Links: Construction Activities

Links to documents associated with construction storm water activities.
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  • Quick Links to Forms and Instructions that you may need to obtain authorization under this permit or to comply with permit requirements and

  • Additional Guidance Links to provide convenient access to helpful information

Forms on this web page are available in Portable Document Format (PDF). (Help with PDF.)

NEW2018 Construction General Permit (CGP) TXR150000 as Amended on January 28, 2022

The 2018 CGP became effective March 5, 2018, and was Amended without renewal on January 28, 2022.

Amended 2018 CGP Documents:

PLEASE NOTE: The original version of the 2018 CGP and associated documents are available below in the table of previously issued permit documents.

Quick Links to Forms and Instructions

PLEASE NOTE: Effective September 1, 2018, applicants must submit the NOI, LREW, NOT, and NOC forms using the online e-permitting system available through the TCEQ website or request and obtain an electronic reporting waiver. Electronic reporting waivers are not transferrable and expire on the same date as the authorization to discharge.

ePermits online applications (HTML): This link takes you to the TCEQ's STEERS webpage, which is the State of Texas Environmental Electronic Reporting System. STEERS allows you to get instant authorization (Notice of Intent, No Exposure Certification) or to instantly terminate a permit (Notice of Termination). Applying for your CGP NOI online with STEERS will reduce your application fee from $325 (paper NOI) to $225 (CNOI). If you are unfamiliar with STEERS, please see our “How To Register with STEERS”Microsoft Word Document document for assistance in setting up your account.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are unable to apply online due to an “Unvalid CN”, it means the entity information you are entering does not match the information on record with Texas Comptroller’s Office or Secretary of State. You may be required to fill out a Core Data Form (CDF) to resolve this issue, please contact the TCEQ Central Registry at 512-239-5175, for assistance. For more information, click here.

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Additional Guidance Links

Signatory Requirement Guidance Adobe Acrobat PDF Document : This document describes which person(s) have the authority to sign formal documents, such as a Notices of Intent, Notice of Change and Notice of Termination as required by Title 30 Texas Administrative Code, Section 305.44. An example letter delegating signatory authority Microsoft Word Document is also available on the Construction Stormwater General Permit section of the Small Business and Local Government Assistance web page "Assistance Tools for Stormwater Permitting".

TCEQ’s Small Business and Local Government Assistance Program has developed several guidance documents for the construction community, including SWP3 worksheets, site notice templates, guidance document for primary and secondary operators, and frequently asked questions.

Construction Industry Compliance Assistance (HTML)Exit the TCEQ: This website provides information about BMPs, samples of stormwater pollution prevention plans, and other helpful information.

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Permit Documents Related to the previously Issued Construction General Permits.

2018 General Permit Adobe Acrobat PDF Document 2018 Fact Sheet and Executive Director’s Preliminary Decision Adobe Acrobat PDF Document 2018 Executive Director’s Response to Comments Adobe Acrobat PDF Document Amended January 28, 2022
2013 General Permit Adobe Acrobat PDF Document 2013 Fact Sheet and Executive Director’s Preliminary DecisionAdobe Acrobat PDF Document 2013 Executive Director’s Response to Comments Adobe Acrobat PDF Document Expired March 5, 2018
2008 General Permit Adobe Acrobat PDF Document 2008 Fact Sheet and Executive Director’s Preliminary Decision Adobe Acrobat PDF Document 2008 Executive Director’s Response to Comments Adobe Acrobat PDF Document Expired March 5, 2013
2003 General PermitAdobe Acrobat PDF Document 2003 Fact Sheet Adobe Acrobat PDF Document 2003 Executive Director's Response to Comments Adobe Acrobat PDF Document Expired March 5, 2008

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