General Certifications

 

General Certifications

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NEW! PROPOSED 401 WATER QUALITY GENERAL CERTIFICATION REVISIONS  
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Isolated and other Non-404 Jurisdictional Wetlands and Waters Permits

Isolated and Other non-404 jurisdictional 
wetlands and waters Permit (Effective March 19, 2017)
Proposed General Certifications (DRAFT) Description
IWGP10000  IWGP10000REV 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.

Nationwide 
Permit
General Certification (Effective March 19, 2017) Proposed General Certification Description
NW  1 see note A see note A Aids to navigation
NW  2 see note A see note A           Structures in artificial canals
NW  3 4085 4085REV Maintenance
NW  4 4085 4085REV Fish and Wildlife harvesting, enhancement and attraction devices and activities
NW  5 4085 4085REV Scientific measurement devices
NW  6 4085 4085REV Survey activities
NW  7 4085 4085REV Outfall structures and associated intake structures
NW  8 see note B see note B Oil and gas structures on the outer continental shelf
NW  9 see note A see note A Structures in Fleeting and Anchorage areas
NW  10 see note A see note A Mooring buoys
NW  11 see note A see note A Temporary recreational structures
NW  12 4086 4086REV Utility line activities
NW  13 4087 4087REV Bank stabilization
NW  14 4088 4088REV Linear transportation projects
NW  15 4089 4089REV U.S. Coast Guard approved bridges
NW  16 4090 4090REV Return water from upland contained disposal areas
NW  17 4091 4091REV Hydropower projects
NW  18 4092 4092REV Minor discharges
NW  19 4085 4085REV Major dredging
NW  20 4085 4085REV Oil spill cleanup
NW  21 see note B see note B Surface coal mining operations
NW  22 4085 4085REV Removal of vessels
NW  23 4093 4093REV Approved categorical exclusions
NW  24 see note A see note A Indian Tribe or State administered Section 404 programs
NW  25 4085 4085REV Structural discharges
NW  26 N/A N/A [Reserved] (Expired - previously above headwaters)
NW  27 4087 4087REV Aquatic habitat restoration, establishment and enhancement activities
NW  28 see note A see note A Modifications to existing marinas
NW  29 4092 4092REV Residential developments
NW  30 4085 4085REV Moist soil management for wildlife
NW  31 4089 4089REV Maintenance of existing flood control facilities
NW  32 4085 4085REV Completed enforcement actions
NW  33 4094 4094REV Temporary construction, access and dewatering
NW  34 see note B see note B Cranberry production activities
NW  35 4095 4095REV Maintenance dredging of existing basins
NW  36 4085 4085REV Boat ramps
NW  37 4096 4096REV Emergency watershed protection and rehabilitation
NW  38 4091 4091REV Cleanup of hazardous and toxic waste
NW  39 4092 4092REV Commercial and institutional developments
NW  40 4092 4092REV Agricultural activities
NW  41 4092 4092REV Reshaping existing drainage ditches
NW  42 4092 4092REV Recreational facilities
NW  43 see note B see note B Stormwater management facilities
NW  44 4092 4092REV Mining activities
NW  45 4096 4096REV Repair of uplands damaged by discrete events
NW  46 4092 4092REV Discharges in ditches
NW  47 N/A N/A NWP not in use. (Previously pipeline safety program designated time sensitive inspections and repairs)
NW  48 4091 4097REV Existing commercial shellfish aquaculture activities
NW  49 see note B see note B  Coal remining activities
NW  50 see note B see note B  Underground coal mining activities
NW  51 4092 4092REV Land Based Renewable Energy Generation Facilities
NW  52 4092 4092REV  Water Based Renewable Energy Generation Pilot Projects
NW  53 4091 4091REV Low head dam removal
NW  54 4097 4097REV Living shorelines

 

Regional General Permits

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

Regional General 
Permit
General Certification (Effective March 19, 2017) Proposed General Certification Description
198200030 4098 4098REV Work in waters of lakes and reservoirs
198200031 4088 4088REV NCDOT bridges
198000048 4099 4099REV Emergency activities on ocean beaches
198700056 4085 4085REV Piers, docks and boathouses
198200079 4098 4098REV U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoirs
197800080 4087 4087REV Bulkheads and riprap
197800125 4085 4085REV Boat ramps & associated piers, docks and structures
198500194 4089 4089REV Artificial reefs
198200277 4095 4095REV Manmade basin and canals
198000291 4097 4097REV Issued to the NC Division of Coastal management - CAMA permits
199200297 4101 4101REV Discharge of material on state or federally owned property
199602878 4095 4095REV Dredge and discharge into federally authorized navigational channels
201600163  4100 4100REV CSWS Stormwater Projects

 

Other Permits

Nationwide or 
Regional General 
Permit
General Cerification (Effective March 19, 2017) Proposed General Certification Description
        - 4102 4102REV Underwater archaeological work
        - 4103 4103REV Coastal dune and shoreline stabilization
        - 4104 4104REV USACE dredging activities involving bank disposal of dredged material in the Cape Fear River
        - 4105 4105REV USACE dredging activities involving control of effluent disposal of dredged material in existing dredge maintenance sites within NC
        - 4106 4106REV Emergency dredging
        - 4107 4107REV 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
        - 4108 4108REV USACE Individual, Nationwide or Regional General Permits for drought-related impacts on streams and wetlands
        - 3925 (Effective 06/18/12) 3925 (no changes proposed) 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