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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 TopicThe TCEQ has renewed the Construction General Permit (TXR150000)

Updated InformationTCEQ has reissued the Construction General Permit (CGP) TXR150000 with an effective date of March 5, 2018. This general permit authorizes the discharge of stormwater runoff associated with small and large construction sites and certain non-stormwater discharges into surface water in the state.

PLEASE NOTE: Permittees with current (active) authorizations have a 90 days grace period to renew their existing authorization before the grace period ends on June 3, 2018. Renewal applications can be submitted online via STEERS/ePermits or paper form.

For more information about the new 2018 CGP documents and the forms, click on the link below:

Additional Guidance and Quick Links: Construction Activities

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.