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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.
- UPDES Storm Water General Permit for Construction Activities, UTR300000
- Statement of Basis for UPDES Storm Water General Permit for Construction Activities
- Online Application Process and Search for Existing Permits—You must first create a "utah.gov" account and then "login" to the database
- Notice of Intent (NOI) | Word format | PDF format
- Notice of Termination (NOT) | Word format | PDF format
- 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
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 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. That inspection form is linked below.
- Construction Storm Water Inspection Form (Checklist) (August 2010 Version)
Excel 2003 Format | PDF Format Page 1 & Page 2
The following link will redirect you to the EPA Phase II Best Management Practices Specifications for Construction Sites. This resource will give you standard installation instructions and appropriate applications for several erosion and sediment control practices.
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; one, called a bridge permit (UTR200000), which essentially continues coverage under the old 2002 permit for existing permit holders only, and one which is the renewal permit (UTR300000) for anyone seeking coverage after June 30, 2008.
Emily Bartusek—Storm Water Specialist
Monique Rodriguez—Customer Service Specialist