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: 2016
  • Alternative Permit Application Processing Procedures for Hurricane/TS Hermine

    Expiration date: 3/1/2017

    The purpose of this notice is to advise the public that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District will initiate the following alternative permitting procedures in response to conditions resulting from possible erosion, and storm damage associated with recent passing of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Hermine. These alternate procedures will be utilized until March 1, 2017

  • SAW-2004-01203

    Expiration date: 9/14/2016

    The Wilmington District, Corps of Engineers (Corps) received an application for a modification to an existing Department of Army (DA) permit from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) seeking Department of the Army authorization to permanently discharge fill material into 4,916 linear feet of jurisdictional stream channel, 1.23 acres of adjacent wetlands, 1.37 acres of jurisdictional open waters and temporarily discharge fill material into 700 linear feet of jurisdictional stream channel. This permit modification is associated with Transportation Improvement Project (TIP) R-0623, the construction of a partial widening of NC 24/27 and southern bypass to the town of Troy. The widening project begins along existing NC 24/27 west of SR 1138 (Dairy Road) and continues east for approximately 1.3 miles, turns south for a 4.5 mile new location section (south of downtown Troy), and then ties back into NC 24/27 for an approximate 0.9 mile widening to just east of the Little River, in Montgomery County, North Carolina.

  • In-Lieu-Fee Modification PN

    Expiration date: 9/26/2016

    The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Mitigation Services (NCDMS) seeks to modify their existing In-Lieu-Fee (ILF) Program Instrument. NCDMS, formerly known as the North Carolina Ecosystem Enhancement Program, is an existing ILF program, which has been in operation since the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources on In-Lieu Fee Compensatory Mitigation in 1998. The current ILF program instrument was previously drafted and approved in 2010 in order to bring the ILF program into compliance with the Federal Mitigation Rule of 2008. The purpose of the ILF program is to provide a comprehensive, natural resource enhancement program that identifies ecosystem needs at the local watershed level and preserves, enhances, and restores ecological functions within target watersheds while addressing impacts from anticipated North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) projects and permitted impacts from other development projects. NCDMS currently operates in all watersheds throughout the state of North Carolina.

  • SAW-2015-02543

    Expiration date: 9/12/2016

    The Wilmington District, Corps of Engineers (Corps or USACE) received an application from Mr. Jonathan Ray of Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (Duke Energy) seeking Department of the Army authorization for 110 linear feet (lf) of temporary stream impacts (stream crossing), 51.3 acres of temporary open water impacts (barge loading/staging area and impoundment dewatering), and 9.61 acres of permanent open water impacts (submerged weir and rock spoil disposal), associated with the Cedar Cliff Development Auxiliary Spillway Upgrade Project in Tuckasegee, Jackson County, North Carolina.

  • SAW-2015-01762

    Expiration date: 9/12/2016

    The Wilmington District, Corps of Engineers (Corps) received an application from Development Solutions BRY, LLC seeking Department of the Army authorization to impact 0.2076-acre of riparian wetlands and 1,3450 linear feet of stream, associated with development of a transportation oriented mixed-use development in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.