US Army Corps of Engineers
Wilmington District

Regulatory Permit Program


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Regulatory Public Notices

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Mitigation Public Notices

For all public notices pertaining to compensatory mitigation bank proposals or in-lieu fee mitigation sites developed by the North Carolina Division of Mitigation Services (NCDMS), please go to the Regulatory In-lieu Fee and Bank Information Tracking System website at

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  • Marsh Sill Regional General Permit

    Expiration date: 8/28/2019

    The DISTRICT ENGINEER, WILMINGTON DISTRICT, 69 Darlington Avenue, Wilmington North Carolina 28403, hereby announces the issuance of Regional General Permit (RGP) 20181536 pursuant to Section 10 of the River and Harbor Act of 1899 (33 U.S.C. 403) and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. 1344). This RGP authorizes the construction, maintenance and repair of marsh sills for shoreline stabilization along eroding shorelines within waters located within the 20 coastal counties of North Carolina. Title 33, Code of the Federal Regulations (CFR), Paragraph 325, authorizes issuances of RGPs for activities which are substantially similar in nature and cause only minimal individual and cumulative environmental impacts. This RGP can be viewed on our website at

  • SAW-2008-02698

    Expiration date: 5/30/2019

    The Wilmington District, Corps of Engineers (Corps) received an application from Bailey & Fuller Properties, LLC seeking to modify the Department of the Army authorization issued on January 30, 2017 for the construction of the Bailey Center commercial development located at 810 West Corbett Avenue (Hwy 24), Swansboro, Onslow County, NC. The modification request is to discharge fill material into 0.23 acres of wetlands to facilitate expansion of the Bailey Center, which includes the construction of a multipurpose building with six units, a mini storage facility, associated parking, roads and a reconfigured stormwater facility.

  • SAW-2018-02144

    Expiration date: 6/6/2019

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers – Wilmington District (Corps) published on April 9, 2019, for public comment, the Town of Beech Mountain’s proposal to modify a minimum flow release permit condition of a previously issued standard permit which authorized the construction of Buckeye Reservoir, in the Beech Mountain community of Avery County, North Carolina. The public comment period on this proposal has been extended until June 6, 2019. All aspects of the proposal, described in the original public notice, remain unchanged and may be referenced at: Any written comments pertinent to the proposed work must be submitted to the Asheville Regulatory Field Office, Attention: Ms. Amanda Jones, 151 Patton Avenue, Room 208, Asheville, North Carolina 28801-5006 by 5:00 p.m., on June 6, 2019. Questions can be directed to Ms. Jones at telephone (828) 271-7980, extension 4225 or by email at .

  • SAW-2012-00882

    Expiration date: 5/9/2019

    The Wilmington District, Corps of Engineers (Corps) has received an application for a modification and extension to an existing Department of Army (DA) permit from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), seeking authorization to permanently impact 1,366 linear feet (lf) of stream, 0.46 acre (ac) of permanent impacts to wetlands and 0.07 ac of temporary impacts to streams, associated with Section E of the proposed widening of US 221 to a four-lane, median-divided facility. The US221 widening was separated into Sections A-E and the original permit, issued January 7, 2015 presented final impacts for R-2915A, R-2915B and R-2915D. The final impacts were authorized for R-2915C on August 31, 2016. This modification request presents the final design impacts for R-2915E, a 3.3 mile section of the US221 widening, from the US 221 bypass to the US 221 Business/NC 88 intersection in the town of Jefferson in Ashe County, North Carolina.

  • SAW-2018-01447

    Expiration date: 5/24/2019

    The Wilmington District, Corps of Engineers (Corps) has received an application from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NC DOT) regarding a potential future requirement for Department of the Army (DA) authorization to discharge dredged or fill material into waters of the United States associated with the proposed R-5706 A & B, NC 73 widening projects. Four (4) build alternatives and the No Build alternative are being considered at this time. The project is located in Mecklenburg and Cabarrus Counties, North Carolina.