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Isolated and Other Non-404 Jurisdictional Wetlands and Waters Permits
Nationwide Permit
Regional General Permits
Other Permits

Expired General Certifications

 

 

 

Isolated and other Non-404 Jurisdictional Wetlands and Waters Permits

Isolated and Other non-404 jurisdictional
wetlands and waters Permit

Effective Date
of General
Permit
Description
Isolated and other non-404 jurisdictional
wetlands and waters Permit
 03/19/2012Impacts to isolated and other non-404 jurisdictional wetlands and waters

 

Nationwide Permits

To view or download Nationwide Permits from the US Army Corps of Engineers website, click here.

Nationwide
Permit
General
Certification
Effective Date
of General
Certification
Description
NW 1see note A -Aids to navigation
NW 2see note A -Structures in artificial canals
NW 33883 03/19/2012Maintenance
NW 43883 03/19/2012Fish and Wildlife harvesting, enhancement and attraction devices and activities
NW 53883 03/19/2012Scientific measurement devices
NW 63883 03/19/2012Survey activities
NW 73883 03/19/2012Outfall structures and associated intake structures
NW 8see note B -Oil and gas structures on the outer continental shelf
NW 9see note A -Structures in Fleeting and Anchorage areas
NW 10see note A -Mooring buoys
NW 11see note A -Temporary recreational structures
NW 123884 03/19/2012Utility line activities
NW 133885 03/19/2012Bank stabilization
NW 143886 03/19/2012Linear transportation projects
NW 153887 03/19/2012U.S. Coast Guard approved bridges
NW 163888 03/19/2012Return water from upland contained disposal areas
NW 173889  03/19/2012Hydropower projects
NW 183890 03/19/2012Minor discharges
NW 193883 03/19/2012Major dredging
NW 203883 03/19/2012Oil spill cleanup
NW 21see note B -Surface coal mining operations
NW 223883 03/19/2012Removal of vessels
NW 233891  03/19/2012Approved categorical exclusions
NW 24see note A -Indian Tribe or State administered Section 404 programs
 NW 253883 03/19/2012Structural discharges
NW  26N/A -[Reserved] (Expired - previously above headwaters)
NW  273885 03/19/2012Aquatic habitat restoration, establishment and enhancement activities
NW  28see note A -Modifications to existing marinas
NW  293890 03/19/2012Residential developments
NW  303883 03/19/2012Moist soil management for wildlife
NW  313892 03/19/2012Maintenance of existing flood control facilities
NW  323883 03/19/2012Completed enforcement actions
NW  333893 03/19/2012Temporary construction, access and dewatering
NW  34see note B -Cranberry production activities
NW  353894 03/19/2012Maintenance dredging of existing basins
NW  363883 03/19/2012Boat ramps
NW  373895  03/19/2012Emergency watershed protection and rehabilitation
NW  38 3896 03/19/2012Cleanup of hazardous and toxic waste
NW  393890 03/19/2012Commercial and institutional developments
NW  403897 03/19/2012Agricultural activities
NW  413890 03/19/2012Reshaping existing drainage ditches
NW  423890 03/19/2012Recreational facilities
NW  43see note B -Stormwater management facilities
NW  443890 03/19/2012Mining activities
NW  453895  03/19/2012Repair of uplands damaged by discrete events
NW  463890 03/19/2012Discharges in ditches
NW  473884 03/19/2012Pipeline safety program designated time sensitive inspections and repairs
NW  48see note B-Exiting commercial shellfish aquaculture activities
NW  49see note B -Coal remining activities
NW  50see note B -Underground coal mining activities
NW  51see note B -Land Based Renewable Energy Generation Facilities
NW  52see note B -Water Based Renewable Energy Generation Pilot Projects

 

Regional General Permits

To view or download Regional General Permits from the US Army Corps of Engineers website, click here.

Regional General
Permit
General
Certification
Effective Date
of General
Certification
Description
1982000303898 03/19/2012Work in waters of lakes and reservoirs
1982000313886 03/19/2012NCDOT bridges
1980000483908  03/19/2012Emergency activities on ocean beaches
1987000563883 03/19/2012Piers, docks and boathouses
1982000793898 03/19/2012U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoirs
1978000803885 03/19/2012Bulkheads and riprap
1978001253883 03/19/2012Boat ramps & associated piers, docks and structures
1985001943887 03/19/2012Artificial reefs
1982002773894 03/19/2012Manmade basin and canals
1980002913900  03/19/2012Issued to the NC Division of Coastal management - CAMA permits
1992002973901 03/19/2012Discharge of material on state or federally owned property
1996028783894 03/19/2012Dredge and discharge into federally authorized navigational channels

 

Other Permits

Nationwide or
Regional General
Permit
General
Certification
Effective Date
of General
Certification
Description
          -390203/19/2012Underwater archaeological work
          -3903  03/19/2012Coastal dune and shoreline stabilization
          -3899 03/19/2012USACE dredging activities involving bank disposal of dredged material in the Cape Fear River
          -3904 03/19/2012USACE dredging activities involving control of effluent disposal of dredged material in existing dredge maintenance sites within NC
          -3905 03/19/2012Emergency dredging
          -3906 03/19/2012Excavation and discharge of dredged materials associated with recreational placer mining activities in navigable waters and waters of the US;, Within known gold belts in the State of North Carolina
Any NW
permit
3907 03/19/2012USACE Individual, Nationwide or Regional General Permits for drought-related impacts on streams and wetlands
-3925 06/18/2012Proposed National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Vessel General Permit for Discharges Incidental to the Normal Operation of Vessels (VGP) and the proposed NPDES Small Vessel General Permit for Discharges Incidental to the Normal Operation of Vessels less than 79 Feet (sVGP)

 

 Notes:

  A: 401 Water Quality Certification not required

  B: General 401 Water Quality Certification not applicable; an Individual 401 Water Quality Certification required, along with Public Notice.  Neuse, Tar-Pamlico, Randleman, Goose Creek, Jordan or other Buffer Rules in effect are applicable to all projects, and require written concurrence for buffer and/or stream or wetland impacts, whether or not the Buffer Rules are explicitly stated in the General Certification, and whether or not the 401 impact requires written concurrence.

*Please note: If written concurrence is not required, click here.

 

 

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