Facilities required to obtain a permit from the Industrial Siting Council include:

  • Facilities with an estimated construction cost of $222,870,000 or more. (If the estimated cost is $178,296,000 - $222,869,999 a Certificate of Insufficient Jurisdiction must be obtained)
  • Wind energy projects with 30 or more towers in all phases
  • The following facilities regardless of cost:
    • Any commercial waste incineration or disposal facility capable of receiving greater than 500 short tons per day of household refuse or mixed household and industrial refuse
  • Any commercial facility that incinerates or disposes of any regulated quantity of hazardous wastes that are subject to hazardous waste shipping manifest requirements under subtitle C of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • Any commercial radioactive waste management facility
  • Any commercial facility generating electricity from wind and associated collector systems consisting of 30 or more turbines.
  • Any facility over which a board of county commissioners has authority to issue the permit required by W.S. 18-5-502 (County regulation of wind energy projects) and which the board of county commissioners has referred to the council under W.S. 18-5-509 (County referral)