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: March, 2020
  • SAW-2020-00460

    Expiration date: 4/24/2020

    The Wilmington District, Corps of Engineers (Corps) received an application from the NCDOT-Ferry Division seeking Department of the Army authorization to dredge and perform maintenance on a 2.5-mile segment of the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route identified as Sloop Channel in Hyde County, North Carolina.


    The US Army Corps of Engineers is providing this update to inform the public and our Federal and State agency partners of our activities during the current COVID-19 pandemic. There have been no changes in the requirements associated with our authorities under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act and it is our intention to continue to fully implement the requirements associated with these authorities during this pandemic.

  • Electronic Files Submittal

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District Regulatory Division is continually improving efficiencies within the Regulatory Program. Our latest effort is offering paperless/electronic files as a primary means of accepting project submittals and issuing final agency action. This includes accepting applications for Standard Permits, Letters of Permission, Pre-Construction Notifications (PCN) for Nationwide or Regional General Permits, Jurisdictional Determination requests, No Permit Required requests, Mitigation Bank proposals, and Pre-application meeting requests. While electronic submittals are preferred, we will continue to accept paper documents that meet our file requirements in order to accommodate those with limited computer access.

  • SAW-2012-00758

    Expiration date: 4/1/2020

    The Wilmington District, Corps of Engineers (Corps) received an application from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NC DOT) seeking Department of the Army authorization to discharge dredged or fill material into waters of the United States associated with the proposed widening of US 701 Bypass in Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina, TIP No. R-5020. Proposed impacts include permanent impacts to 1,252 linear feet of streams and 8.16 acres of wetlands, temporary impacts to 134 linear feet of streams and 0.04 acre of wetlands (along with 0.39 acre of hand clearing to wetlands).