GMPs (Policy)

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Active Policies

GMP #

Description

Date Issued

Attachments

Previous GMP #

2020-01

Certification of Pollution Control Equipment for Tax Exemption Purposes (systems serving 10 or more households)

March 19, 2020 Appendix B – Application for Sales Tax Exemption 04 28 2020 – fillable
2019-01

 Hardship Guidelines

August 11, 2019

Onsite Sewage and Private Well Construction Application

Petition for Services Form

2018-01

Enforcement Manual for AOSS Regulations

 June 15. 2018

Appendix 2b – Request for Health Department Review na
2018-02

Procedures Associated with Change in Definition of Maintenance

June 29, 2018

Voluntary Maintenance Report na
2018-03

Implementation of HB-888; Transition of Evaluation and Design Services

June 29, 2018

na
2017-01

 Onsite Sewage Application Expectations and Requirements

10/16/2017

Forms Revision of 2015-01
2017-02

Repair and Voluntary Upgrade Policy

 9/1/2017 OSE-PE Cover Page 

Condition Assessment

Data Entry for Condition Assessment

Revision of 2004-01 and 2011-02
2017-03

 Safe, Adequate and Proper Evaluations

 9/1/2017 Appendix 2b – Request for Health Department Review Na
2017-04

 Onsite Quality Assurance Manual

10/1/2017 QA Rubric  Revision of prior manual
2016-03

 TL-3 Field Testing Protocol  

5/6/16

Appendix A1 (TL-2 Application) fillable

Appendix A2 (TL3 Application) fillable

GMP 2016-3 Appendix C Spreadsheet for Data Analysis 08 27 2018

List of Generally Approved Treatment Devices

Na
2016-02

Fee Regulations Implemention Policy

4/22/16

Na

2016-01

Trench Design and Construction Requirements

3/18/16

Attachment 1:  List of Approved Gravelless Material

Attachment 2:  Frequently Asked Questions 

 

 Na
2015-02

Collection of Global Positioning System Data for Onsite Sewage Systems, Discharge Systems, and Private Wells

5/15/2015

Na

2014-01

Disposal of Spent Peat Media

1/2/2014

Appendix A:  Spent Peat Project, Virginia Tech

Appendix B:  Bord Na Mona Peat Sample Analysis

143

2013-01

Implementation of the AOSS Regulations Nitrogen Requirements

12/12/2013

APPENDIX A Interim Treatment Unit Listing Update August 18, 2022

Appendix B: Diagram of Chesapeake Bay

Appendix C: Applying TN Limits for Large AOSSs

Appendix D: Use of Non-generally approved technology pursuant to 12VAC5-613-90.D.1.b

Virginia Hydrologic Unit Explorer

156

2011-01

Rainwater Guidelines to Implement Title 32.1-248.2 of the Code of Virginia

3/31/2011

154

2010-01

Verifying Licensure of Department of Professional and Occupational Regulations (DPOR) Regulants for Work Submitted to the Virginia Department of Health

6/11/2010

153

2009-03

Borate-based Termiticides and Separation to Wells

7/23/2009

150

2009-02

Interim Policy to Implement Section 32.1-164.1:2 of the Code of Virginia; Betterment Loans

7/1/2009

148

2009-01

Onsite Sewage Disposal System Plan Review Policy

1/13/2009

Attachment 1:  Evaluation and Review Process

Attachment 2:  Review Process Flow Diagram

Attachment 3:  Plan Review Sheet

Attachment 4:  Scope and Detail Review List

Attachment 5:  TSE Assignments Effective 09 03 2021

17.A

2008-04

Permanent Pump and Haul – General Permit

12/17/2008

Cover Letter

75.A

2008-03

Updated Procedure for Issuing Certification Letters in Lieu of Sewage Disposal System Construction Permit Under the Sewage Handling and Disposal Regulations; Validity and Renewal of Permits

8/20/2008

52.A

2008-01

Implementation of House Bill 2102

7/1/2008

Attachment 1:  OSE/PE Certification Addendum; Affirmation and Permission Templates

Attachment 2:  Implementation Flow Chart

141.A

2007-01

Indemnification Fund Policy

7/26/2007

123.A

2006-02

Tire Chip Aggregate

8/15/2006

Appendix 1:  Use and Tire Chip Specifications

91.A

2006-01

BORA-CARE and Standoff to Wells

1/31/2006

Material Safety Data Sheet

132

1999-01

Graywater Guidelines

2/1/1999

99.A

1998-01

Completion Statements Interpretation

8/4/1998

95

1997-01

Time Limit to Appeal Certain Case Decisions

8/26/1997

92

1996-01

Variance from Maintenance Contract Requirements in Discharge Regulations

7/16/1996

81

1995-04

Discharge Regulations Implementation Manual

10/1/1995

4.A

1995-03

Spray Irrigation Sewage Systems

7/14/1995

Appendix 1:  Application Supplement

Appendix 2:  General soil, site and design criteria for spray irrigation sewage systems

Appendix 3:  Monitoring

Appendix 4:  Plan Review Process

Appendix 5:  Letter to DEQ

Appendix 6:  Letter to DEQ

74

1995-02

Mass Drainfield Reviews

6/29/1995

Attachment 1:  May 12, 1988 Memo Referenced in Supporting Documents

Attachment 2:  September 10, 1984 Memoranda

Attachment 3:  April 5, 1988 Memoranda

Attachment 4:  Calculating the Nitrate Concentration in Ground Water Below Mass Drainfields

Attachment 5:  Analysis of Water Table Mounding and Recommendations for Mass Drainfield Design

Attachment 6:  Predicting Water Mounding Under Subsurface Disposal Drainfields

72

1995-01

Preliminary Approval of Sewage Discharge Systems

6/13/1995

70

1994-07

Questions from the Field on Senate Bill 415

10/25/1994

61

1994-06

Water Softener Regeneration Discharge into Drainfields

8/11/1994

Research Reports (note: large file -56.7 MB)

57

1994-05

Defining Onsite Sewage Permit Construction Backlogs

6/24/1994

54

1994-04

Authority When Inspecting Pump Station Electric Controls

6/20/1994

53

1994-03

Old Sand Filter Systems Which Do Not Discharge Which Were Permitted Under LHD-120 Permits or Constructed Before Permits Were Required

5/17/1994

49

1994-02

Sand Filter Systems Permitted Under Individual VPDES or NPDES Permits Which Do Not Discharge

5/17/1994

48

1994-01

Discharge Sewage Treatment Systems Not Registered Under the VPDES General Permit Operating Without a Current Individual VPDES Permit

5/17/1994

47

1993-09

Guidelines for Designation Prohibited Discharge Areas

12/21/1993

39

1993-08

Estimated vs. Real Water Use as it Relates to Soil Absorption Field Design

9/21/1993

35

1993-07

Revalidation of Permits – Expired or Unexpired

9/10/1993

36

1993-06

Policy for Permitting Sewage Disposal Systems in Utility Company Rights-of-Way or Easements

6/28/1993

32

1993-05

Construction Standards for Existing Discharge Sewage Treatment Systems Now Coming Under General Permit

6/22/1993

30

1993-04

Sampling Port Requirements

6/7/1993

28

1993-03

Enforcement of 10/10 Effluent Standards

6/2/1993

27

1993-02

Interpretation to Section 1.3 of the Alternative Discharging Sewage Treatment System Regulations for Individual Single Family Dwellings

4/28/1993

24

1993-01

Preliminary Approval of Discharge Systems

3/2/1993

18

1992-01

Environmental Health Considerations of Sewage

9/4/1992

2

1990-01

Private Well Regulations Implementation Manual

9/1/1990

1.A