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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 30 day public comment period has ended. TCEQ will post the Final Draft permit, Fact sheet, and official Response to Comments (RTC) on the webpage after issuance. Click here for the Draft Permit and Fact sheet

PLEASE NOTE: Permittees with current (active) authorizations should not attempt to renew their authorization before the new permit has been issued and made effective on March 5, 2018. Permittees with current authorizations will have a 90-day grace period to renew their authorizations starting on March 5, 2018.

The TCEQ held a stakeholder meeting on October 17, 2016, to discuss the renewal of the CGP, outline the proposed changes, and to respond to questions and comments from the public on the existing permit and renewal process. Please see the TCEQ Stormwater Stakeholders Group webpage for additional details.

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.