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9VAC25-20-120. Fee schedules for major modification of individual permits or certificates requested by the permit or certificate holder.

The following fee schedules apply to applications for major modification of an individual permit or certificate requested by the permit or certificate holder:

1. Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) permits. The application fees listed in the table below apply to a major modification that occurs (and becomes effective) before the stated permit expiration date. (Note: All flows listed in the table below are facility "design" flows.)

 

VPDES Industrial Major

$12,000

VPDES Municipal Major

$10,650

VPDES Municipal Major Stormwater/MS4

$5,150

VPDES Industrial Minor/No Standard Limits

$5,100

VPDES Industrial Minor/Standard Limits

$3,300

VPDES Industrial Stormwater

$3,600

VPDES Municipal Minor/Greater Than 100,000 GPD

$3,750

VPDES Municipal Minor/10,001 GPD - 100,000 GPD

$3,000

VPDES Municipal Minor/1,001 GPD - 10,000 GPD

$2,700

VPDES Municipal - modification relating to the authorization for land application, distribution, or marketing of biosolids or land disposal of sewage sludge

$1,000*

VPDES Municipal Minor/1,000 GPD or Less

$1,000

VPDES Municipal Minor Stormwater/MS4

$1,000

 

*The fee for modification of a VPDES permit due to changes relating to authorization for land application, distribution, or marketing of biosolids or land disposal of sewage sludge shall be $1,000, notwithstanding other modification fees incurred. The modification fee shall apply for any addition of land application sites to a permit.

2. Virginia Pollution Abatement (VPA) permits. The application fees listed in the table below apply to a major modification that occurs (and becomes effective) before the stated permit expiration date.

 

VPA Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation

(Reserved)

VPA Intensified Animal Feeding Operation

(Reserved)

VPA Industrial Wastewater Operation/Land Application of 10 or More Inches Per Year

$7,500

VPA Industrial Wastewater Operation/Land Application of Less Than 10 Inches Per Year

$5,250

VPA Industrial Sludge Operation

$3,750 1

VPA Combined Sludge Operation - Industrial Sludges (excluding water treatment plant residuals) and Municipal Biosolids

$3,7501

VPA Municipal Wastewater Operation

$6,750

VPA Municipal Biosolids Operation

$1,000 1, 2

All other operations not specified above

$375

 

1 The modification fee shall apply for any addition of land application sites to a permit.

2When adding any industrial source (excluding water treatment plant residuals) to a permit that only authorizes the land application of municipal biosolids, the modification fee for a VPA combined sludge operation shall apply.

3. Virginia Water Protection (VWP) permits. (Note: Only one permit application fee shall be assessed per application; for a permit application involving more than one of the operations described below, the governing fee shall be based upon the primary purpose of the proposed activity.)

 

VWP Individual/Surface Water Impacts (Wetlands, Streams and/or Open Water)

$1,200 plus $110 for each 4,356 sq. ft. (1/10 acre) (or portion thereof) of incremental impact over 87,120 sq. ft. (two acres) ($30,000 maximum)

VWP Individual/Minimum Instream Flow

$5,000

VWP Individual/Reservoir (Major or Minor)

$12,500

VWP Individual/Nonmetallic Mineral Mining

$1,200 plus $110 for each 4,356 sq. ft. (1/10 acre) (or portion thereof) of incremental impact over 87,120 sq. ft. (two acres) ($3,750 maximum)

4. Surface Water Withdrawal (SWW) permits or certificates issued in response to Chapter 24 ( 62.1-242 et seq.) of Title 62.1 of the Code of Virginia.

 

Agricultural withdrawal not exceeding 150 million gallons in any single month

(Reserved)

Agricultural withdrawal greater than 150 million gallons but less than 300 million gallons in any single month

(Reserved)

Agricultural withdrawal of 300 million gallons or greater in any single month

(Reserved)

Surface Water Withdrawal

$6,000

5. Groundwater Withdrawal (GWW) permits issued in response to Chapter 25 ( 62.1-254 et seq.) of Title 62.1 of the Code of Virginia.

 

Agricultural withdrawal not exceeding 150 million gallons in any single month

(Reserved)

Agricultural withdrawal greater than 150 million gallons but less than 300 million gallons in any single month

(Reserved)

Agricultural withdrawal of 300 million gallons or greater in any single month

(Reserved)

Groundwater Withdrawal/Initial Permit for an Existing Withdrawal Based Solely on Historic Withdrawals

$600

Groundwater Withdrawal

$3,000

Statutory Authority

62.1-14 and 62.1-44.15:6 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR680-01-01 3.3, eff. July 1, 1993; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 18, eff. July 1, 2003; Volume 20, Issue 23, eff. July 1, 2004; Volume 24, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2008; Volume 29, Issue 24, eff. September 1, 2013.


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