Information provided in this handbook is subject to change. This document is intended to familiarize customers with general permitting information and guidance. It is not all inclusive and some requirements may have been inadvertently left out. Over time, NCDEQ’s rules and regulations change as new laws are enacted and old laws are modified or updated to address changes in North Carolina. It is the responsibility of the customer to verify permitting and regulatory requirements by contacting the appropriate division staff representative prior to beginning any project.