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UPDES Storm Water Permits: General Construction
Construction activities that disturb one or more acres of land must be authorized under the UPDES General Permit for Construction Activities. This page contains the forms and information necessary to obtain coverage under that permit.
- Erosivity Waiver
For sites grading less than 5 acres and that will commence and reach final stabilization between January 1 and April 30 of the same year.
- Frequently Asked Questions
For general construction.
- Notice of Intent (NOI) Form
Word Format | PDF Format
- Notice of Termination (NOT)
Word Format | PDF Format
- Storm Water General Permit for Construction Activities
UPDES Permit Number UTR300000.
- Storm Water General Permit for Construction Activities: Permit Renewal
Fact Sheet Statement of Basis for Permit Number UTR300000.
- Storm Water Permit Issuance System
An online application process and search option for existing permits. First create a "utah.gov" account, then "login" to the database.
A national model has been prepared for use by those preparing a storm water pollution prevention plan. It is recommended that those preparing SWPPP's use the model template or review the elements of the template to ensure that a plan has been prepared in compliance with the State permit. Links to the SWPPP template and the template guidelines are below:
The Division of Water Quality (DWQ) has developed a Construction Storm Water Inspection Form in coordination with the SWAC organization. This inspection form (checklist) will be used by DWQ and municipalities for inspection of construction projects throughout the State.
- Construction Storm Water Inspection Form (Checklist) (August 2010 Version)
Excel 2003 Format | PDF Format Page 1 | Page 2
The EPA Phase II Best Management Practices Specifications for Construction Sites ia a resource that provides standard installation instructions and appropriate applications for several erosion and sediment control practices. A print version of the Environmental Best Management Practices for Construction Sites poster is also available.
Sites with Coverage Prior to July 1, 2008
The UPDES Storm Water General Permit for Construction Activities issued in 2002 (UTR100000) was renewed effective July 1, 2008. Two permits were developed for this renewal:
- Bridge Permit (UTR200000)
Essentially continues coverage under the old 2002 permit for existing permit holders only.
- Renewal Permit (UTR300000)
For anyone seeking coverage after June 30, 2008.
- UTR100000 Old Construction Stormwater Permit
Customer Service Specialist
Jeff Studenka— 801-536-4395
Storm Water Specialist