Upcoming Rate Schedules

ILF Rate Updates (effective 7/1/2020) 

This page is used for posting future rate adjustments pursuant to the rules in 15A NCAC 02R.   

Current Rates are posted at this location: Current Rate Schedules

Rate Adjustments

The Division of Mitigation Services sets rates for mitigation credits using Actual Cost Methods. Pursuant to 15A NCAC 02R .0402 the rate schedule for the DMS Statewide Stream and Wetland In-Lieu Fee Program is adjusted annually.  Pursuant to 15A NCAC 02R .0601, the rate schedule for the DMS Riparian Buffer In-Lieu Fee Program shall be adjusted annually and evaluated quarterly. Pursuant to 15A NCAC 02R .0602, the rate schedule for the DMS Nutrient Offset In-Lieu Fee Program shall be adjusted annually and evaluated quarterly. 

Statewide Stream & Wetland ILF Program Rates for Standard Service Areas

Service Area Mitigation Type

DMS Rate Per Credit

(Effective 7/1/2020)

Statewide Standard  Stream $558.81
Statewide Standard  Freshwater Wetlands (Riparian and Non Riparian) $61,264.36
Statewide Standard  Coastal Wetlands $560,000.00

Statewide Stream & Wetland ILF Program Rates for Premium Rate Areas (per 15A NCAC 02R .0402 (e))

Service Area Mitigation Type

DMS Rate Per Credit

(Effective 7/1/2020)

Catawba 03050101  Freshwater Wetlands (Riparian and Non Riparian) $93,243.87 
Catawba 03050102 and 03050103  Freshwater Wetlands (Riparian and Non Riparian) $101,450.33
Little Tennessee 06010203  Freshwater Wetlands (Riparian and Non Riparian) $117,142.95
Neuse 03020201   Freshwater Wetlands (Riparian and Non Riparian) $106,619.36
Roanoke 03010104  Freshwater Wetlands (Riparian and Non Riparian) $91,055.65 
Yadkin 03040105  Freshwater Wetlands (Riparian and Non Riparian) $91,984.41 
Yadkin 03040201  Freshwater Wetlands (Riparian and Non Riparian) $144,876.09

 

Riparian Buffer ILF Rates for Standard Service Areas

Service Area Mitigation Type

DMS Rate Per Credit

(next update 9/30/2020)

Standard Rate Areas  Riparian Buffer (sq. ft.) $0.94

 Riparian Buffer ILF Rates for Premium Service Areas (per 15A NCAC 02R .0601 (c))

Service Area Mitigation Type

DMS Rate Per Credit

(next update 9/30/2020)

 Cape Fear Randleman

 Riparian Buffer

$4.00

 Cape Fear Jordan Lake Lower New Hope

 Riparian Buffer

$4.00

 Catawba

 Riparian Buffer

$1.92

 

Nutrient Offset Rates Per Credit

Service Area Nutrient

DMS Rate (per pound)

(next update 9/30/2020)

Jordan Lake Watershed  Nitrogen $107.88
Jordan Lake Watershed  Phosphorus $301.95
Neuse Program (03020202, 03020203, 03020204)  Nitrogen $14.45
Neuse 03020201 Outside the Falls Lake Watershed  Nitrogen $24.53
Neuse- Falls Lake Watershed  Nitrogen $10.86
Neuse- Falls Lake Watershed  Phosphorus $164.67
Tar-Pamlico Basin  Nitrogen $9.24
Tar-Pamlico Basin  Phosphorus $130.83