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General Construction

Online Storm Water Permit Database

  • Application for a Storm Water Permit and Access the Permit Database
    An online application system and search option for existing permits. First create an “” account, then “login” to the database. The Construction General Permits must be renewed annually. The fee for the general permits is $150/year.
  • Application for Erosivity Waiver Certification
    An online application system for the Erosivity Waiver Certification. First create an “” account, then “login” to the database to apply for the waiver. This waiver from the Storm Water Permit requirements is for “small construction activity” which is defined as construction activity that is one acre or greater but less than five acres with an “R” factor of less than 5. The “R” factor refers to the second revision of the universal soil loss equation (commonly called RUSLE 2). RUSLE 2 is a predictor of potential rainfall that could take place during the time of construction. The fee for the Erosivity Waiver will be $50 for each qualifying project.


  • Change of NOI General Contractor: DOC
  • Erosivity Waiver Certification: DOC | PDF
  • Notice of Intent: DOC | PDF
  • Notice of Termination: DOC | PDF
    An owner or operator may submit a Notice of Termination (NOT) form at the end of the construction activity.

Permit Coverage

Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

  • SWPPP CGP Template (Word: Updated September 14, 2016)
    DWQ’s modified version of EPA’s SWPPP template to fit the needs of entities in Utah.

Best Management Practices (BMPs)

Related Resources

Program Contacts

Harry Campbell—(801) 536-4391

Customer Service Specialist
Monique Bridges—(801) 536-4319

Jeanne Riley —(801) 536-4369

Storm Water Specialist
Vacant—(801) 536-