Regulatory Permit Program


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Regulatory Public Notices

As used by the Corps, the term "public notice" is an official, required government announcement of a proposed agency action, decision made or under consideration, public hearing or other activity.  Please download the attachment(s) associated with notice for the complete, formatted, public notice with tables, illustrations, maps and plans.

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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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Archive: 2015
  • SAW-2007-04137

    Expiration date: 3/10/2015

    The Wilmington District, Corps of Engineers (Corps) has received a request from Partners Equity Group to modify an individual Department of the Army permit issued under the above referenced file number on May 13, 2009. This permit expired on December 31, 2014. The revised project would involve the discharge of fill material in 1.68 acres of wetlands to facilitate the construction of three restaurants in Smithfield, in Johnston County, North Carolina. The applicant has also requested that the permit be extended for 5 years.

  • SAW-2010-00036

    Expiration date: 3/9/2015

    The Wilmington District, Corps of Engineers (Corps) received an application from Mr. Lew Bleiweis of the Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority seeking Department of the Army authorization to impact 0.15 acre of wetland, associated with the long-term development of the Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) in the Fletcher community of Buncombe County, North Carolina.

  • SAW-2014-02203

    Expiration date: 3/6/2015

    The Wilmington District, Corps of Engineers (Corps) received an application from the Town of Kill Devil Hills seeking Department of the Army authorization to dredge 947,500 cubic yards of beach-quality sediments from two offshore borrow sources, and deposit the material along approximately 2.75-mile section of oceanfront shoreline, in the Town Kill Devil Hills, Dare County, North Carolina.

  • HQ Clean Water Act Interpretive Rule for 404(f)(1)(A) Withdrawl

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of the Army (Army) are announcing the withdrawal of an interpretive rule addressing the exemption from permitting provided under section 404(f)(1)(A) of the Clean Water Act (CWA). The agencies want to make clear that the statutory exemption of 404(f)(1)(A) still remains available for use when applicable for discharges of dredged and/or fill material associated with normal farming, silviculture, and ranching activities that are part of an established operation and that do not have as their purpose bringing an area of waters of the U.S. into a use to which it was not previously subject, where the flow or circulation of the waters of the U.S. may be impaired or the reach of such waters be reduced (see 33 CFR 323.4 for more information).

  • SAW-2006-33096

    Expiration date: 3/2/2015

    The Wilmington District, Corps of Engineers (Corps) received an application from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NC DOT), Rail Division seeking Department of the Army authorization to discharge dredged or fill material into waters of the U.S., associated with constructing a single-track connector from the existing northwest CSX Railroad (CSX) “A” Line to the existing east-west CSX “SE” Line north and east of the Town of Pembroke, in Robeson County, North Carolina.