Vol. 30 Iss. 24 - July 28, 2014

Chapter 840
Final Regulation

REGISTRAR'S NOTICE: The State Water Control Board is claiming an exemption from the Administrative Process Act pursuant to the second enactment of Chapters 303 and 598 of the 2014 Acts of Assembly, which provides that amendments to regulations of the board necessary to implement the provisions of the acts are exempt from the Administrative Process Act (§ 2.2-4000 et seq. of the Code of Virginia), provided that there is a public comment period of at least 30 days on the proposed amendments prior to adoption by the board.

Title of Regulation: 9VAC25-840. Erosion and Sediment Control Regulations (amending 9VAC25-840-65).

Statutory Authority: § 62.1-44.15:52 of the Code of Virginia.

Effective Date: July 1, 2014.

Agency Contact: William Norris, Department of Environmental Quality, 629 East Main Street, P.O. Box 1105, Richmond, VA 23218, telephone (804) 698-4022, FAX (804) 698-4347, TTY (804) 698-4021, or email


The amendment incorporates changes to § 62.1-44.15:34 of the Code of Virginia enacted by Chapters 303 and 598 of the 2014 Acts of Assembly related to the schedule for reporting of approvals pursuant to the Erosion and Sediment Control Law (§ 62.1-44.15:52 et seq. of the Code of Virginia) to begin land disturbance of one acre or greater to the Department of Environmental Quality at least monthly.

9VAC25-840-65. Reporting.

Each VESCP authority shall report to the department, at least monthly, in a method such as an online reporting system and on a time schedule established by the department, a listing of each land-disturbing activity for which a plan has been approved by the VESCP authority under the Act and this chapter.

VA.R. Doc. No. R14-4025; Filed June 27, 2014, 12:53 p.m.