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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.

Hot TopicRenewal of the TCEQ Construction General Permit (TXR150000)

The 2013 Construction General Permit (CGP) TXR150000, for construction activities will expire on March 5, 2018.

Updated Information The Proposed Permit, Fact sheet, and Executive Director’s Response to Comments (RTCs) are now available for viewing on the Commissioners Agenda webpage. To access these agenda backup documents, open the 02-07-2018 agenda located at: https://www.tceq.texas.gov/agency/agendas/comm/comm_agendas.html.

PLEASE NOTE: Permittees with current (active) authorizations should not attempt to renew their authorization before the new CGP has been issued and made effective on March 5, 2018. 

The NOI-Renewal application will not be available in ePermits until 8:00 AM Monday, March 5, 2018. The 90-day renewal period starts on this date. The NOI-Renewal application will need to be submitted to renew existing active authorizations, if coverage is needed.

Under Which Stormwater Permit Are You Regulated?

How to Check the Status of Your Permit

Water Quality General Permits Authorization and Application Query

Stormwater Permits: Resources for Small Businesses & Local Governments

Assistance Tools for Stormwater Permitting

Stormwater Permit Fees

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

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.