General Certifications

Isolated and other Non-404 Jurisdictional Wetlands and Waters Permits

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Isolated and Other non-404 jurisdictional 
wetlands and waters Permit (Effective December 1, 2017)
Description
IWGP10000  Impacts to isolated and other non-404 jurisdictional wetlands and waters

 

Nationwide Permits

To view or download Nationwide Permits from the US Army Corps of Engineers website, click here.

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*For information about 2021 General Certification updates, see the 3/1/2021 public notice posted here. 

Nationwide
Permit
General Certifications
Effective 12/1/17
General Certifications:
2021 Updates
2021 Updates:
Effective Date
Description
NW 1 see note A not finalized        - Aids to navigation
NW 2 see note A not finalized        - Structures in artificial canals
NW 3 4132 not finalized        - Maintenance
NW 4 4132 not finalized        - Fish and wildlife harvesting, enhancement and attraction devices and activities
NW 5 4132 not finalized        - Scientific measurement devices
NW 6 4132 not finalized        - Survey activities
NW 7 4132 not finalized        - Outfall structures and associated intake structures
NW 8 see note B not finalized        - Oil and gas structures on the outer continental shelf
NW 9 see note A not finalized        - Structures in fleeting and anchorage areas
NW 10 see note A not finalized        - Mooring buoys
NW 11 see note A not finalized        - Temporary recreational structures
NW 12 (see also new NW 57 & 58) 4133 4244 3/15/2021 Oil and gas utility line activities
NW 13 4134 not finalized        - Bank stabilization
NW 14 4135 not finalized        - Linear transportation projects
NW 15 4136 not finalized        - U.S. Coast Guard approved bridges
NW 16 4137 not finalized        - Return water from upland contained disposal areas
NW 17 4138 not finalized        - Hydropower projects
NW 18 4139 not finalized        - Minor discharges
NW 19 4132 not finalized        - Major dredging
NW 20 4132 not finalized        - Oil spill cleanup
NW 21 see note B see note A 3/15/2021 Surface coal mining operations
NW 22 4132 not finalized        - Removal of vessels
NW 23 4140 not finalized        - Approved categorical exclusions
NW 24 see note A not finalized        - Indian Tribe or State administered Section 404 programs
NW 25 4132 not finalized        - Structural discharges
NW 26 N/A not finalized        - [Reserved] (Expired - previously above headwaters)
NW 27 4134 not finalized        - Aquatic habitat restoration, establishment and enhancement activities
NW 28 see note A not finalized        - Modifications to existing marinas
NW 29 4139 4256 3/15/2021 Residential development
NW 30 4132 not finalized        - Moist soil management for wildlife
NW 31 4136 not finalized        - Maintenance of existing flood control facilities
NW 32 4132 not finalized        - Completed enforcement actions
NW 33 4141 not finalized        - Temporary construction, access and dewatering
NW 34 see note B not finalized        - Cranberry production activities
NW 35 4142 not finalized        - Maintenance dredging of existing basins
NW 36 4132 not finalized        - Boat ramps
NW 37 4143 not finalized        - Emergency watershed protection and rehabilitation
NW 38 4138 not finalized        - Cleanup of hazardous and toxic waste
NW 39 4139 4263 3/15/2021 Commercial and institutional developments
NW 40 4139 4264 3/15/2021 Agricultural activities
NW 41 4139 not finalized        - Reshaping existing drainage ditches
NW 42 4139 4266 3/15/2021 Recreational facilities
NW 43 see note B see note A 3/15/2021 Stormwater management facilities
NW 44 4139 4267 3/15/2021 Mining activities
NW 45 4143 not finalized        - Repair of uplands damaged by discrete events
NW 46 4139 not finalized        - Discharges in ditches
NW 47 N/A not finalized        - NWP not in use. (Previously pipeline safety program designated time sensitive inspections and repairs)
NW 48 4175 4270 3/15/2021 Existing commercial shellfish aquaculture activities
NW 49 see note B not finalized        - Coal remining activities
NW 50 see note B see note A 3/15/2021 Underground coal mining activities
NW 51 4139 4271 3/15/2021 Land based renewable energy generation facilities
NW 52 4139 4272 3/15/2021 Water based renewable energy generation pilot projects
NW 53 4138 not finalized        - Low head dam removal
NW 54 4175 not finalized        - Living shorelines
NW 55   see note A 3/15/2021 Seaweed mariculture activities
NW 56   see note A 3/15/2021 Finfish mariculture activities
NW 57 (formerly covered by NW12)   4275 3/15/2021 Electric utility line and telecommunications activities
NW 58 (formerly covered by NW12)   4276 3/15/2021 Utility line activities for water and other substances
NWE N/A not finalized        - Water reclamation and reuse facilities

 

Regional General Permits

To view or download Regional General Permits from the US Army Corps of Engineers website, click here.

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Regional General 
Permit
General Certification (Effective December 1, 2017)  Description
198200030 4145 Work in waters of lakes and reservoirs
198200031 4135 NCDOT Widening Projects - Merger
198000048 4146 Emergency activities on ocean beaches
201902350 4135 NCDOT Bridges, Road Widenings and Interchanges
197800056 4132 Piers, docks and boathouses
198200079 4145 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoirs
197800080 4134 Bulkheads and riprap
197800125 4132 Boat ramps & associated piers, docks and structures
198500194 4136 Artificial reefs
198200277 4142 Manmade basin and canals
198000291 4175 Issued to the NC Division of Coastal management - CAMA permits
199200297 4148 Discharge of material on state or federally owned property
199602878 4142 Dredge and discharge into federally authorized navigational channels
201600163  4147 CSWS Stormwater Projects
201801536 4175 Marsh sills within the 20 coastal counties

 

Other Permits

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Nationwide or 
Regional General 
Permit
General Certification (Effective December 1, 2017) Description
        - 4149 Underwater archaeological work
        - 4150 Coastal dune and shoreline stabilization
        - 4151 USACE dredging activities involving bank disposal of dredged material in the Cape Fear River
        - 4152 USACE dredging activities involving control of effluent disposal of dredged material in existing dredge maintenance sites within NC
        - 4153 Emergency dredging
        - 4154 Excavation and discharge of dredged materials associated with recreational placer mining activities in navigable waters and waters of the US; Within known gold belts in the State of North Carolina
        - 4155 USACE Individual, Nationwide or Regional General Permits for drought-related impacts on streams and wetlands
        - 3925 (Effective 06/18/12) Proposed National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Vessel General Permit for Discharges Incidental to the Normal Operation of Vessels (VGP) and the proposed NPDES Small Vessel General Permit for Discharges Incidental to the Normal Operation of Vessels less than 79 Feet (sVGP)

 Notes:

  A: 401 Water Quality Certification not required

  B: General 401 Water Quality Certification not applicable; an Individual 401 Water Quality Certification required, along with Public Notice.  Neuse, Tar-Pamlico, Randleman, Goose Creek, Jordan or other Buffer Rules in effect are applicable to all projects, and require written concurrence for buffer and/or stream or wetland impacts, whether or not the Buffer Rules are explicitly stated in the General Certification, and whether or not the 401 impact requires written concurrence.

*Please note: If written concurrence is not required, click  here .

Expired General Certifications and Expired Isolated and Other Non-404 Jurisdictional Wetlands and Waters Permits, click here