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: December, 2019
  • SAW-2019-00155 & SAW-2019-02350

    Expiration date: 4/30/2021

    The DISTRICT ENGINEER, WILMINGTON DISTRICT, 69 Darlington Avenue, Wilmington North Carolina 28403, issued a public notice on July 16, 2019 (July 2019 notice), advertising the proposed renewal, with modifications, of Regional General Permit 198200031 (i.e., the 2020 version of RGP 31) pursuant to Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 U.S.C 403) and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. 1344). In that notice, the Corps solicited comments from the public; Federal, State and local agencies and officials, including any consolidated State Viewpoint or written position of the Governor; Indian Tribes, and other interested parties in order to consider and evaluate the impacts of this proposed activity.

  • SAW-2018-01447

    Expiration date: 12/31/2019

    The Wilmington District, Corps of Engineers (Corps) received an amendment from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) 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. The project’s Least Environmentally Damaging Practicable Alternative (LEDPA) was preliminarily determined in April 2019, after receipt of public and agency inputs. Because of several changes to environmental and human resources, Alternative 1, (previously determined as the preliminary LEDPA) and the no build alternative, are once again being vetted for public and agency comment. The project is located in Mecklenburg and Cabarrus Counties, North Carolina.