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Explanation of Standard Industry Classification (SIC) Codes:
UPDES Permits

SectorIndustry Type (Linked to Specific Sector Requirements)CommentsSIC Code
ATimber Products Facilities 24, Except 2434
BPaper and Allied Products Manufacturing Facilities 26
CChemical and Allied Products Manufacturing and Refining281-287, 289, 3952
DAsphalt Paving and Roofing Materials Manufacturers and Lubricant Manufacturers2951, 2952, 2992, 2999
EGlass, Clay, Cement, Concrete, and Gypsum Product Manufacturing Facilities 3211, 3221, 3229, 3231, 3241, 3251-3259, 3261-3269, 
3271-3275, 3281, 3291-3299
FPrimary Metals Facilities 33
GMetal Mines (Ore Mining and Dressing) Facilities 10
HCoal Mines and Coal Mine-Related Facilities 12
IOil or Gas Extraction Facilities a13
JMineral Mining and Processing Facilities 14
KHazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, or Disposal Facilities bActive Sites
LLandfills and Land Application SitescActive Sites
MAutomobile Salvage Yards 5015
NScrap Recycling and Waste Recycling Facilities, 5093
OSteam Electric Power Generating Facilities, , Including Coal Handling AreasActive Sites
PMotor Freight Transportation Facilities, Passenger Transportation Facilities, Petroleum Bulk Oil Stations and Terminals, Rail Transportation Facilities, and United States Postal Service Transportation Facilitiesd4011, 4013, 4111-4173, 
4212-4231, 4311, 5171
QWater Transportation Facilities with Vehicle Maintenance Shops and/or Equipment Cleaning Operationsd44
RShip or Boat Building and Repair Yards 3731, 3732
SVehicle Maintenance Areas, Equipment Cleaning Areas, or Deicing Areas Located at Air Transportation Facilitiesd4512-4581
TTreatment Works e1.0 MGD or More
UFood and Kindred Products Facilities 20, 21
VTextile Mills, Apparel, and other Fabric Product Manufacturing Facilities 22, 23, 31 (except 3111)
WWood and Metal Furniture and Fixture Manufacturing Facilities2434, 2511-2599
XPrinting and Publishing Facilities 2711-2796
YRubber, Miscellaneous Plastic Products, and Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries30, 39
ZLeather Tanning and Finishing Facilities 3111
AAFabricated Metal Products Manufacturing Facilities 3411-3499 (Except 3479),
3911-3915, 3479
ABTransportation Equipment, Industrial, or Commercial Machinery Manufacturing Facilities35 (Except 357), 
37 (Except 3731 and 3732)
ACElectronic and Electrical Equipment and Components, Photographic, and Optical Goods Manufacturing Facilities3571-3579, 3812-3873, 3612-3699
ADNon-Classified Facilities fOthers as Designated


  1. Oil and gas facilities are not required to obtain permit coverage, so long as they meet the requirements set for in UAC R317-8-11.3(2)(a)(3).
  2. Disposal facilities that have been properly closed and capped and have no significant materials exposed to storm water, are considered inactive and do not require permits.
  3. Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Areas Closed in Accordance with 40 CFR 258.60 are considered inactive and do not require permits.
  4. Transportation facilities which have vehicle maintenance shops, equipment cleaning operations, or airport deicing operations. Only those portions of the facility that are either involved in vehicle maintenance, such as vehicle rehabilitation, mechanical repairs, painting, fueling, and lubrication, equipment cleaning operations, airport deicing operations, or which are otherwise identified under Subsections R317-8-11.3(6)(d)(1) through R317-8-11.3(6)(d)(7) or R317-8-11.3(6)(d)(9) through R317-8-11.3(6)(d)(10) are associated with industrial activity.
  5. Treatment works treating domestic sewage or any other sewage sludge or wastewater treatment device or system, used in the storage treatment, recycling, and reclamation of municipal or domestic sewage, including land dedicated to the disposal of sewage sludge that are located within the confines of the facility, with a design flow of 1.0 MGD or more, or required to have an approved pretreatment program. Not included are farm lands, domestic gardens or lands used for sludge management where sludge is beneficially reused and which are not physically located in the confines of the facility, or areas that are in compliance with requirements for disposal of sewage sludge.
  6. If an industry is not classified in this table, the Division Director may still designate the facility for permitting based upon water quality impacts. In this case they would be permitted under Sector AD.

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