Public Notices and Documents for ReviewThe San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board (Water Board) requests public comments on many types of draft documents: Basin Plan amendments, adoption of TMDLs (Total Maximum Daily Loads), NPDES permits, Waste Discharge Requirements, Site Cleanup Requirements, Enforcement Orders, California Environmental Quality Act documents and more. This page contains links to public notices for projects currently in a public comment period. In addition, you will find links to pages containing support materials (fact sheets, regulation text, etc.) below the public notices.
You may also visit the Water Board Meeting Calendar for information about comment periods, public hearings and meetings.
- Board Meetings
- Basin Planning and TMDLs
- Enforcement Actions
- Proposed (Tentative) Orders for Consideration by the Board
- Site Cleanup
- Section 401 Water Quality Certification
- Storm Water
- Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems
Laws and Regulations Relevant to Current Public Proceedings
- California Water Code
- California Code of Regulations
- Title 23. Waters
- Title 27. Environmental Protection
How to Participate
Basin Planning and TMDLs
- For public notices and draft documents for review on NPDES related matter, please see Proposed (Tentative) Orders for Consideration by the Board.
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems
Site Cleanup Requirement Rescission for Pennzoil-Quaker State, for the facility located at 2015 Grand Street in Alameda. The public comment period is closed.
Invitation for Public Comment on the Draft Feasibility Study and Remedial Action Plan for the Pier 39 to Pier 45 Sediment Investigation Area in San Francisco. The public comment period is closed.
Notice of Availability of Public Review and Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Pier 39 to Pier 43.5 Sediment Remediation Project in San Francisco. The public comment period is closed.
Notice of Avaliablilty of Public Review and Notice of Intent to Adopt an Initial Study/Proposed Mitigated Negtive Declaration for Shell Alameda Distribution Center Remediation Project. The public comment review period is closed.
Section 401 Water Quality CertificationNEW – Notice of Availability of an Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration for the North Bay Wetland Mitigation Bank
|Comment Period||Project Name||City/County|
|1/7/2022 - 1/28/2022||Larkspur Ferry Terminal Maintenance Dredging||Larkspur, Marin County|
|1/7/2022 - 1/28/2022||Tunitas Emergency Slip-out||San Mateo County|
|1/7/2022 - 1/28/2022||46 Cliff Road Waterside Construction Access Project||Belevedere, Marin County|
|1/7/2022 - 1/28/2022||Lower College of Marin Corte Madera Creek Restoration Project||Kentfield, Marin County|
|1/14/2022 - 2/4/2022||Calabazas Creek Bank Rehabilitation Project||Santa Clara County|
|1/14/2022 - 2/4/2022||Bair Island Villas Erosion Repair Project||Redwood City, San Mateo County|
|1/14/2022 - 2/4/2022||Railroad Marsh Aquatic Plant Management||Tiburon, Marin County|
|1/14/2022 - 2/4/2022||Emergency Bank Repair at 3338 Freeman Rd||Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County|
|1/21/2022 - 2/11/2022||The Valhalla||Sausalito, Marin County|
|1/21/2022 - 2/11/2022||Access Road 21750 Rainbow Drive Cupertino||Cupertino, Santa Clara County|
|1/21/2022 - 2/11/2022||4892 Warm Springs||Glen Ellen, Sonoma County|
|1/21/2022 - 2/11/2022||52 Varda Landing Road Gazebo Houseboat||Sausalito, Marin County|
|1/28/2022 - 2/18/2022||Point Martin Residential Subdivision Project||Daly City, San Mateo County|
|1/28/2022 - 2/18/2022||Metocean Buoy Installation Project||Rodeo, Contra Costa County|
|1/28/2022 - 2/18/2022||Sediment Removal Project Pittsburgh||Pittsburg, Contra Costa County|
|1/28/2022 - 2/18/2022||Shadow Cliffs Boat Launch and Lake Trail Repair Project||Pleasanton, Alameda County|
Resolutions for Consideration by the Board
Municipal Regional Stormwater NPDES Permit Reissuance
San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board (Water Board) staff has prepared a Tentative Order for the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit covering municipal stormwater discharges from entities in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Solano counties listed in the documents linked below. The Tentative Order, also referred to as the Municipal Regional Stormwater Permit or MRP, will replace the Permittees’ existing permit.
The Tentative Order was posted for public review on September 10, 2021. The Water Board held a two-day public workshop hearing on October 12 and 13, 2021, where it received public comments on the Tentative Order. Written comments on the Tentative Order were accepted through November 16, 2021. The comment period has closed.
The Water Board plans to consider adoption of a revised Tentative Order at a hearing in March 2022.
The Tentative Order and associated documents are linked below.
- Public Notice on Comment Period Extension
- Chair's Ruling on Requests for Additional Time to Speak - October 8, 2021
- Revised MRP Public Notice - October 1, 2021
- September 10, 2021, MRP Public Notice
- Municipal Regional Stormwater NPDES Permit Tentative Order – September 10, 2021
If you have questions regarding this matter, please contact Derek Beauduy at (510) 622-2348 or via email to RB2-MRP@waterboards.ca.gov.
The following video of a Bay Area Regional Collaborative Board meeting includes a presentation on the Municipal Regional Permit Reissuance (beginning at around 35 minutes). The presentation provides a status update from January 2021 and an overview of the focus on resilient green infrastructure. It is a resource on green infrastructure that the Regional Water Board staff believe to be informative, and the Board members may view it: Bay Area Regional Collaborative on 2021-01-15 10:00 AM.