The State Water Resources Control Board (“State Water Board”) is in the final stages of developing a revised Statewide Construction Stormwater General Permit (“Construction Stormwater General Permit” or “Permit”).  The State Water Board is currently accepting public comments on a limited set of revisions to the draft Construction Stormwater General Permit, has noticed one last public workshop to discuss the contents of the proposed Permit, and has scheduled a hearing to consider adoption of the proposed Permit.  Important dates are as follows:

  • Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. – Public Workshop. According to the Notice, the  workshop will provide an overview of the proposed Permit, including proposed revisions in response to public comments received during the March 30, 2022 through May 2, 2022 limited-scope public comment period;
  • Tuesday, August 23, 2022 by 12:00 p.m. – Written Comment Deadline (limited scope). According to the Notice, the State Water Board will accept written comments and “any directly related evidence” solely regarding the revisions to the antidegradation findings in Section I.H.2 of the Fact Sheet in the proposed Permit.
  • Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. – The State Water Board will consider adoption of the proposed Permit at its regularly scheduled Board meeting.

For additional information, please visit the State Water Board’s Construction Stormwater General Permit Reissuance webpage