General Certifications To jump to tables for General Certifications that correspond to US Army Corps of Engineers permit types, click the following links: General Certifications applicable to Nationwide Permits (updates March 2021) General Certifications applicable to Regional General Permits (proposed updates August 2021) Isolated & Non-404 Jurisdictional Wetlands & Waters Permits (updates July 2021) Other General Certifications If written concurrence is not required, click here. Expired General Certifications & Expired Isolated & Other Non-404 Jurisdictional Wetlands & Waters Permits, click here. Isolated and Non-404 Jurisdictional Wetlands and Waters Permits *NOTE: If, after clicking the provided links, you are returned an error message, click "sign out", then "sign in". You will be directed to the Laserfiche WebLink landing page. Return to the original link in the table, click again, and you should be directed to your desired file. Isolated Wetlands and Waters Permit (Effective December 1, 2017) Description IWGP10000 Impacts to isolated wetlands and waters Federally Non-jurisdictional Wetlands and Federally Non-jurisdictional Classified Surface Waters Permit Description NJGP100000 Impacts to federally non-404 jurisdictional wetlands and waters Nationwide Permits To view or download Nationwide Permits from the US Army Corps of Engineers website, click here. *NOTE: If, after clicking the provided links, you are returned an error message, click "sign out", then "sign in". You will be directed to the Laserfiche WebLink landing page. Return to the original link in the table, click again, and you should be directed to your desired file. *For information about 2021 General Certification updates, see the 3/1/2021 public notice posted here. Nationwide Permit General Certification Effective 12/1/17 General Certification: 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. *NOTE: If, after clicking the provided links, you are returned an error message, click "sign out", then "sign in". 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Regional General Permit General Certification (Effective 1/4/2022) Description 198200030 4502 Work in waters of lakes and reservoirs 198200031 4135 NCDOT Widening Projects - Merger 198000048 4500 Emergency activities on ocean beaches 201902350 4135 NCDOT Bridges, Road Widenings and Interchanges 197800056 4497 Piers, docks and boathouses 198200079 4503 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoirs 197800080 4498 Bulkheads and riprap 197800125 4499 Boat ramps & associated piers, docks and structures 198500194 4505 Artificial reefs 198200277 4504 Manmade basin and canals 198000291 4501 Issued to the NC Division of Coastal management - CAMA permits 199200297 4506 Firefighting and Fire Suppression on State and Federal Property 199602878 4507 Dredge and discharge into federally authorized navigational channels 201600163 4508 CSWS Stormwater Projects 201801536 4175 Marsh sills within the 20 coastal counties Other Permits *NOTE: If, after clicking the provided links, you are returned an error message, click "sign out", then "sign in". 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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.