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 FEE SCHEDULE

Table: 2015-16 Statewide Stream, Wetland & 2015 Riparian Buffer Fees (...

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Fee CategoryCredit UnitFee per Unit
Click below for
(Higher Fee HUs)
Fee per Unit
Click below for
(Standard Fee HUs)
 Riparian Buffer square foot $1.08 $1.08
 Stream linear foot$390$296
 Riparian Wetland acre$71,201$40,256
 Non-Riparian Wetland acre$51,370$26,418
 Coastal Wetland acre $175,147 $175,147

Fees for wetlands are calculated in increments of 0.25 acres as required by state rules. There is a flat fee for each increment of 0.25 acres; as such, credits up to 0.25 acres are invoiced at the quarter-acre level; credits between 0.25 and 0.50 acres are invoiced at the half-acre level.  Rules require that DMS review wetland and stream fee schedules annually and adjust them using the Civil Works Construction Cost Index.  Annual adjustments for wetland and stream fees are effective July 1 of each year.  


Table: Nutrient Offset Fees Per Pound (...read important info about fees and see fee updates) 

WatershedNutrient

EEP Rate/pound

(July 1-Sept 30, 2015)

Neuse basin 8-digit HUCs 03020202, 03020203 and 03020204 N$12.99
Neuse – 03020201 outside Falls Lake watershed N$20.44
Neuse - Falls Lake watershed N$14.04
Neuse - Falls Lake watershed P $168.12
Tar-Pamlico basin N$12.21
Tar-Pamlico basin P$291.04
Jordan Lake watershed N$118.49
Jordan Lake watershed P$291.04

 
Note that rules require that DMS reviews and adjusts nutrient fee schedules quarterly using the Actual Cost Methodology. 

 

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