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 February 2022) General Certifications applicable to Regional General Permits (updates January 2022) 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. 2022 Isolated Wetlands and Waters Permit Description IWGP100000 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 2022 Water Quality General Certification Federal Permit Description GC 4989 26a Floating Cabins located on TVA managed reservoirs in NC subject to 26a federal permitting 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. Nationwide Permit General Certification Effective Date Description NW 1 see note A - Aids to navigation NW 2 see note A - Structures in artificial canals NW 3 4239 2/25/2022 Maintenance NW 4 4240 2/25/2022 Fish and wildlife harvesting, enhancement and attraction devices and activities NW 5 4241 2/25/2022 Scientific measurement devices NW 6 4242 2/25/2022 Survey activities NW 7 4243 2/25/2022 Outfall structures and associated intake structures NW 8 see note B - Oil and gas structures on the outer continental shelf NW 9 see note B - Structures in fleeting and anchorage areas NW 10 see note A - Mooring buoys NW 11 see note A - Temporary recreational structures NW 12 (see also new NW 57 & 58) 4244 3/15/2021 Utility line activities NW 13 4245 2/25/2022 Bank stabilization NW 14 4246 2/25/2022 Linear transportation projects NW 15 4247 2/25/2022 U.S. Coast Guard approved bridges NW 16 4248 2/25/2022 Return water from upland contained disposal areas NW 17 see note B - Hydropower projects NW 18 4249 2/25/2022 Minor discharges NW 19 4250 2/25/2022 Minor dredging NW 20 4251 2/25/2022 Oil spill cleanup NW 21 see note A - Surface coal mining operations NW 22 4252 2/25/2022 Removal of vessels NW 23 4253 2/25/2022 Approved categorical exclusions NW 24 see note A - Indian Tribe or State administered Section 404 programs NW 25 4254 2/25/2022 Structural discharges NW 26 N/A - [Reserved] (Expired - previously above headwaters) NW 27 4255 2/25/2022 Aquatic habitat restoration, establishment and enhancement activities NW 28 see note A - Modifications to existing marinas NW 29 4256 3/15/2021 Residential development NW 30 4257 2/25/2022 Moist soil management for wildlife NW 31 4258 2/25/2022 Maintenance of existing flood control facilities NW 32 4259 2/25/2022 Completed enforcement actions NW 33 4260 2/25/2022 Temporary construction, access and dewatering NW 34 see note B - Cranberry production activities NW 35 4280 2/25/2022 Maintenance dredging of existing basins NW 36 4261 2/25/2022 Boat ramps NW 37 4262 2/25/2022 Emergency watershed protection and rehabilitation NW 38 see note B - Cleanup of hazardous and toxic waste NW 39 4263 3/15/2021 Commercial and institutional developments NW 40 4264 3/15/2021 Agricultural activities NW 41 4265 2/25/2022 Reshaping existing drainage ditches NW 42 4266 3/15/2021 Recreational facilities NW 43 see note A - Stormwater management facilities NW 44 4267 3/15/2021 Mining activities NW 45 4268 2/25/2022 Repair of uplands damaged by discrete events NW 46 4269 2/25/2022 Discharges in ditches NW 47 N/A - NWP not in use. (Previously pipeline safety program designated time sensitive inspections and repairs) NW 48 4270 3/15/2021 Existing commercial shellfish aquaculture activities NW 49 see note B - Coal remining activities NW 50 see note A - Underground coal mining activities NW 51 4271 3/15/2021 Land based renewable energy generation facilities NW 52 4272 3/15/2021 Water based renewable energy generation pilot projects NW 53 4273 2/25/2022 Low head dam removal NW 54 4274 2/25/2022 Living shorelines NW 55 see note A - Seaweed mariculture activities NW 56 see note A - 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 NW 59 4277 2/25/2022 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.