N.C. Mining Act of 1971 - G.S. 74, Article 7
Note: This copy of the state Mining Act does not reflect changes enacted during the 2017 legislative session. Please see below for more information on the 2017 changes.
Mine Permit Changes 2017
Application Forms and Checklists: The Mining Application form has been reformatted – please use the version at this link. As of September 1, 2021, only the new format will be accepted.
North Carolina Mine Inventory
North Carolina Mine Map
This map shows the NC Mining Permits, which include the Pending, Active, Inactive, Release, and Revoked Mining permits in North Carolina. Additional information within the dataset includes commodity type and permitted acres. Each permit is labeled with the permittee and the name of the mine.
Mine permit decision updates 3.24.23
Public Comment Period on Rules and Determinations for Mining Commission
Data and Map Contact: Adam Parr (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Data is maintained by North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources, Mining Program.
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality shall not be held liable for any errors in this metadata. This includes errors of omission, commission, errors concerning the content of the data, and relative and positional accuracy of the data. These data cannot be construed to be a legal document. Primary sources from which these data were compiled must be consulted for verification of information contained in these data.
Applications that have had or will have a public hearing
State issues denial of Wake Stone quarry modification