Statewide Stream & Wetland and Riparian Buffer ILF Customer Types
The Division of Mitigation Services is designed to provide a consistent and streamlined approach to facilitating both environmental protection and economic development in North Carolina. DMS accomplishes these goals by assisting public- and private-sector entities or individuals in meeting statewide compensatory mitigation requirements to satisfy state and federal clean-water regulations. The use of the in-lieu fee programs is voluntary. DMS is receipt-based and makes customer service a high priority.
The chart above shows a summary of the number and types of customers who have used the DMS Statewide Stream & Wetland ILF Program and Riparian Buffer Mitigation Program to mitigate for impacts from development projects. DMS has assisted over 1,700 development projects in this program since inception. The payment data is provided in the Excel files below.
The data provided herein are subject to change and are for informational purposes only. DMS makes no endorsement for use of these data for any particular purpose. While every reasonable effort is made to ensure that the information provided on this site is accurate, no guarantees for the currency or accuracy of information are made. DMS will provide updates to these datasets approximately twice per year.