Mining Program

Mission: To provide for the mining of mineral resources while ensuring the usefulness, productivity and scenic value of all lands and waters in our state.

Application Forms and Checklists

Regulatory Authority

The state Mining Program operates under the authority of:

The Mining Act of 1971 - G.S. 74, Article 7

NCAC Title 15A, Chapter 5: Mining: Mineral Resources


North Carolina Mine Inventory