The Time is Now to Comment on Proposed Stormwater Regulations

March 28th began the 30-day comment period for the proposed Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) Permit Regulations (Parts 1, 2 & 3.) This reflects the final opportunity to comment on the recommended changes that came out of the Regulatory Advisory Panel (RAP) convened by the Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR.)   Prior to presentation of the revised final recommendations to the Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board (VSWCB), DCR is soliciting public comment on the proposed revisions to the regulations.

Please follow this link to review the complete document as well as the history of previous RAP meetings and the proposed regulations that preceeded the formation of the RAP.

The comment period will end at 5 p.m. on April 27, 2011.

Anyone wishing to submit comments may do so by mail, facsimile or e-mail. Comments may be mailed to:

Regulatory Coordinator
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
203 Governor Street, Suite 302
Richmond, VA 23219

Comments may also be faxed to 804-786-6141 or e-mailed to