Our ISD staff is here to assist you with questions and concerns that you may have regarding Industrial Siting Process.

Industrial Siting Division
200 West 17th Street,
Suite 400
Cheyenne, WY 82001

Jurisdictional Information

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

  • Facilities with an estimated construction cost of $253,878,000 or more. If the estimated cost is $203,102,400 - $253,878,000 a Certificate of Insufficient Jurisdiction must be obtained. 
  • Wind energy projects with 20 or more towers in all phases. 
  • Solar energy projects with a rated power capacity of thirty (30) megawatts or more, or projects which would result in surface disturbance of one hundred (100) or more acres, across 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; and
    • 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 and solar energy projects) and which the board of county commissioners has referred to the council under W.S. 18-5-509 (County referral)
Active Permits

Below is the latest quarterly report as presented to the Industrial Siting Council.

Applications and Permits

Decisions made by the Industrial Siting Council on rules, regulations and permit requests are posted as soon as possible after each meeting of the council.

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Rules and Regulations

All official Wyoming State Rules and Regulations are kept at the Wyoming Secretary of State’s Office. Click here to view all current Rules and Regulations.

Related Programs

The Industrial Siting Division assesses socio-economic and environmental impacts for companies planning major industrial developments before they begin the construction permit process.

We will work with you to determine the steps you need to take – and which permits you need – for the creation or expansion of the following:

  • Power plants
  • Transmission lines
  • Wind farms
  • Landfills
  • Waste incinerators
  • The handling of radioactive waste
  • Any large-scale building project