The industrial general permit NDR05-0000 is estimated to be renewed spring
Industrial permits are required if a facility falls under a specific primary
SIC (Standard Industrial Classification) Code. Examples of industrial
activity under these codes include, but are not limited to Asphalt/Concrete
plants, Landfills, Manufacturing, and Transportation.
facility's SIC code on the
Website to find out if your facility requires a permit.
To apply for permit coverage, a Notice of Intent (NOI) form must be filled
out and submitted to the Department along with the Storm Water Pollution
Prevention (SWPP) Plan. Permit and forms are available in the links on the
left side menu.
There is no fee to obtain storm water discharge permits.
*Note: The forms
available in the side menu can be filled out electronically - the forms
also require a .pdf reader such as Acrobat Reader. To download a free
copy click the icon to the right or go to
Notice of Intent (NOI) - this form is used to apply for permit
Storm Water Pollution Prevention (SWPP) Plan - this packet of forms is
used to describe the activities and materials used at the facility, erosion and
sediment control measures, and other measures taken to prevent pollutants from
leaving the site with storm water.
Site Inspection Form - this form is used for recording site inspection
observations and kept by the permittee - not necessary to submit this form
unless requested by the Department.
No Exposure Certification - this form is filled out instead of
applying for a permit if all Industrial Activities are "sheltered" from
contacting storm water. If you already have a permit, but your operations are
not exposed to storm water contact, this form can be filled out and submitted,
and the Department will send you confirmation of your No Exposure Certification.
Notice of Termination (NOT) - this form must be submitted to the
Department if a facility has ceased its industrial operations and certifies that
all industrial activities are no longer exposed to storm water.
DMR Form - this form is used to enter sampling data by the facilities
required to sample storm water runoff and is submitted to the Department.
See permit to determine if your type of facility is required to sample runoff.
Relocation Form - this form is submitted to the Department when portable
asphalt or paving plants are being relocated.
General Permit Requirements:
BMPs (Best Management Practices) must be utilized
to prevent hazardous materials and other materials used at an industrial
facility from leaving the site with storm water runoff. It
is up to the owner to determine and install the appropriate BMPs for their
The Division of Waste Management publishes guidance
documents to assist industrial facilities in developing BMPs or procedures that
ensure that hazardous wastes are handled accordingly. These guides also
help minimize the potential for storm water pollution. Publications can be
found on the Division of Waste
Management Publications webpage.
Coal Pile Runoff (Any storm
water discharge from coal storage piles)
Wood and Paper Products (SIC
2421-2426, mills; 2491, preserving; 2493, reconstituted wood products; and
Chemical and Related Products
(SIC 281, industrial inorganic chemicals; 282, plastics and synthetic
materials; 284, soaps and detergents; and 287, agricultural chemicals)
Food and Related Products
(SIC 2011, meat packing plants; 2015, poultry processing; and 207, fats
Primary Metal Industries (SIC
Hazardous Waste Treatment,
Storage and Disposal
Once in 5 year test
Landfills and Land Application
Automobile Salvage Yards (SIC
Scrap Recycling Facilities
Air Transportation (Regional
and Primary Commercial Airports and Air Force Bases)