Wilmington Regional Office

Address:

127 Cardinal Drive Ext., Wilmington, NC 28405 

Phone: 910-796-7215

Fax: 910-350-2004

Contact Wilmington Regional Office Staff

Directions:

From I-40: On I-40 make a left turn onto Martin Luther King (to US 17 North to Jacksonville). Take next left onto US 17 North to Jacksonville. Turn right onto Cardinal Drive Extension. WiRO is approximately 500 yards on left. Visitor parking is in the front, handicapped parking is at the side door facing the pond.

From NC 74: Take NC 74 to 17th Street in Wilmington. Make a right onto US 17 North and East 74 (Market Street). You will go under the overpass for I-40. Approximately 1 mile from this intersection is Cardinal Drive Extension to the Right. WiRO is approximately 500 yards on left. Visitor parking is in the front, handicapped parking is at the side door facing the pond.

From US 17 Jacksonville: At the Market Street (US 17) and Gordon Road intersection – continue on Market for approximately 2 miles. Make a left turn on to Cardinal Drive Extension. WiRO is approximately 500 yards on left. Visitor parking is in the front, handicapped parking is at the side door facing the pond.

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Regional Offices listed by Division

Air Quality

Air Quality

Please contact the Division of Air Quality's Wilmington Regional Office with questions or concerns regarding:
  • Open Burning
  • Vehicle Emissions
 
Regional Supervisor:  Bradley Newland
(910)-796-7234
 
Compliance Coordinator:  Ashby Armistead
(910)-796-7231
Coastal Management

Coastal Management

Please contact the Division of Coastal Mangement's Wilmington Regional Office with questions or concerns regarding:
  • Permitting for Coastal Development
 
Environmental Program Supervisor I:  Tara MacPherson
(910) 796-7266
Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources

Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources

Please contact the Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources' Wilmington Regional Office with questions or concerns regarding:
  • Land and geologic resources
  • Mining
  • Dams 
  • Sediment and Erosion Control
  • Stormwater Management
 
Land Quality Section
Engineering Supervisor II:  Dan Sams
(910) 796-7326
Marine Fisheries

Marine Fisheries

Please contact the Division of Marine Fisheries' Wilmington Regional Office with questions or concerns regarding:
  • Commercial Fishing License Sales
  • Coastal Recreational Fishing Licenses
  • Marine Patrol Law Enforcement
  • Fisheries Management
  • Coastal Habitat Protection
  • Shellfish Sanitation and Recreational Water Quality
 
Marine Fisheries Habitat and Enhancement Section
Environmental Program Supervisor II:  Anne Deaton
(910) 796-7311
 
Marine Fisheries Shellfish Sanitation and Recreational Water Quality Section
Environmental Program Supervisor I:  Mark Ethridge 
(910) 796-7287
 
Fisheries Management Section
Environmental Program Supervisor I:  Chris Stewart 
(910) 796-7370
 
Marine Patrol  
Capt. Garland Yopp
(910) 796-7220
 
Waste Management

Waste Management

Please contact the Division of Waste Mangement's Wilmington Regional Office with questions or concerns regarding:
  • Brownfields sites
  • Solid waste
  • Landfills
  • Land-clearing debris
  • Underground storage tank(s) installation and operation
  • Leaking underground storage tanks
  • Cleanup of underground storage tank(s) releases
  • Non-underground storage tank(s) petroleum releases
 
Solid Waste Section Field Operations Branch
Eastern District Supervisor:  Andrew Hammonds
andrew.hammonds@ncdenr.gov
(910) 433-3349
 
Underground Storage Tanks - Corrective Action Branch
Environmental Program Supervisor:  Wayne Randolph
(910) 796-7320
Water Resources

Water Resources

Please contact the Division of Water Resource's Wilmington Regional Office with questions or concerns regarding:
  • Public water system compliance and assistance
  • Wastewater compliance inspections and technical assistance
    • NPDES, Nondischarge, Animal Feeding Operations, Collection Systems, Residuals
  • Complaint response and emergency response related to impacts to surface waters
  • Monitor & collect surface water samples (ambient monitoring)
  • Buffer, stream and wetland activities including 401 certifications
  • Issuance of Fast Track Sewer Extension permits, non-residential well construction permits and pump-and-haul permits
 
Water Quality Regional Operations Section
Regional Supervisor:  Morella Sanchez-King
(910) 796-7218
 
Water Quality Regional Operations Section
Assistant Regional Supervisor:  Thomas Tharrington 
(910) 796-7386
 
Public Water Supply Section
Regional Engineering Supervisor: Heidi Lane Cox
(910) 796-7368