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Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS)

Original Author: Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation
Co-author: Chlarson, John
Date of Material: 10/06/2016

Stormwater management--Forms
Stormwater management

MS4 Stormwater Documents 2016

Reviewed Date: 05/26/2021
This collection of stormwater documents includes: NPDES General Permit for Discharges from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems; Rationale Sheet; Addendum to Rationale (NOD); Phase II Stormwater Permit Notice of Intent (NOI); an MTAS 2016 Model MS4 Notice of Intent (NOI) that has been reviewed by TDEC; and Form for Annual Report.

In accordance with the provisions of the Tennessee Water Quality Control Act, Tennessee Code Annotated (T.C.A.), Sections 69-3-101 through 69-3-120, the Division of Water Resources hereby issues the NPDES Permit, TNS000000 Phase II Small MS4 General Permit with the Notice of Determination that addresses all public comments. Copies of these documents are attached for your convenience, including the MS4 Phase II Notice of Intent in form-fillable word format. You may also download or review them on our DataViewer at The continuance and/or reissuance of this NPDES Permit is contingent upon your meeting the conditions and requirements as stated therein.

Please be advised that a petition for permit appeal may be filed, pursuant to T.C.A. Section 69-3-105, subsection (i), by the permit applicant or by any aggrieved person who participated in the public comment period or gave testimony at a formal public hearing whose appeal is based upon any of the issues that were provided to the commissioner in writing during the public comment period or in testimony at a formal public hearing on the permit application. Additionally, for those permits for which the department gives public notice of a draft permit, any permit applicant or aggrieved person may base a permit appeal on any material change to conditions in the final permit from those in the draft, unless the material change has been subject to additional opportunity for public comment. Any petition for permit appeal under this subsection (i) shall be filed with the Technical Secretary of the Water Quality, Oil and Gas Board within thirty (30) days after public notice of the commissioner's decision to issue or deny the permit. A copy of the filing should also be sent to TDEC’s Office of General Counsel.

If you have questions, please contact Mr. Paul Higgins at (615) 532-1178 or by E-mail at or Robert Karesh at (615) 253-5402 or by E-mail at


Main Document(s):
file TNS000000 2016 Final Permit.pdf
file TNS000000 MS4 Phase II Rationale.pdf
file TNS000000 NOD 2016.pdf
file TNS000000 2016 Final Appendix A CN1295 MS4 Phase II NOI - 9-16.pdf
file TNS000000 2016 Final Appendix B CN1291 MS4 Annual Report Form - 9-16.pdf
Reference Document(s):
file MTAS - 2016 Model MS4 NOI.doc
file CN1295 MS4 Phase II NOI - 9-16%5B3%5D.doc