US Army Corps of Engineers
Norfolk District

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Norfolk District Organization

Executive Office

The executive office and subordinate offices directly support the commander and deputy commander.

Resource Management Office Provides fiscal policy and advice in the performance of the district mission, ensuring efficient utilization of people, materiel and money.

Public Affairs Office  Oversees an innovative public affairs program disseminating information regarding district activities, objectives, its people and their mission through the news media, organizations, and direct public contact to position the district as part of the world's premier engineering organization. 

Office of Counsel  An integrated network of attorneys and legal assistants at all command offices within the organization.

Emergency Management  Emergency preparedness and coordinating response for natural disasters and/or national emergencies.

Small Business Office Developing small businesses and maximizing their opportunities to participate in our procurements.

Contracting Office provides acquisition services and serves as the catalyst in advancing effective acquisition planning, strategies and innovative practices.


Mission Support Division

The Mission Support Division provides advice to the district commander, district leadership and employees on issues dealing with security, equal employment opportunities and personnel.

Equal Employment Office develops, implements, monitors and evaluates a district-wide equal employment opportunity program for our employees that creates a work environment free from illegal discrimination and sexual harassment. It ensure that federal laws and regulations are followed.

Security and Law Enforcement Office provides quality and responsive security, law enforcement and force protection support to the Norfolk District.

Safety and Occupational Health Office Provide the commander and staff with advice and assistance in planning, organizing, directing, and evaluation of all safety and health programs within the Norfolk District in accordance with AR 385-10.

Civilian Personnel Advisory Center is responsible for recruiting, developing and retaining high performance team members.

ACE-IT information technology team provides service to USACE that includes management, automation, communications, information assurance, records management, printing and publications, and visual information services.

Logistics Management Office provides infrastructure support and program management in the areas of maintenance management, transportation management, supply and facilities management; and travel, transportation, warehousing, property, office moves, building and grounds maintenance, locksmithing, and custodial services.


Engineering and Construction Division

Engineering and Construction Division provides management of quality engineering and construction products and services for the Army and the nation. The division provides oversight on navigation and flood related projects, oversees permit procedures and real estate functions. It maintains sound quality products through integration of the USACE Project Management Business Process.

Engineering Branch Responsible for the engineering management and/or design of projects in support of our military, civil works, and Support for Others programs.

Construction Branch  provides quality construction products and services which meet the customer’s requirements effectively, responsively and efficiently.


Water Resources Division

The Water Resources Division serves as the District's single champion for water resources issues and provides collaborative, holistic management of the James, Rappahannock, York and Chowan River basins, and the small coastal basins for which Norfolk District is responsible.

Planning & Policy Branch Serves as principal advisor to the district commander on all matters relating to the General Investigations and Continuing Authorities Programs, serving as the program manager for each.

Regulatory Office  Issues permits for regulated activities proposed throughout the state of Virginia.

Operations Branch  Construct, operate and maintain our navigation and flood control projects, including 70 federal navigation projects. 

Flood Plain Management Services Provides planning and action-related assistance for water and related land resources to government agencies as well as public and private entities.


Programs and Projects Division

Programs & Project Management Division provides oversight and support to Programs and Project Management offices for procedures and policy regarding operating budget, personnel, procurement, property and contract administration.

Real Estate Office Consists of real estate specialists and appraisers who plan, appraise, acquire, lease and manage real estate for both civil works and military construction projects and dispose of excess property within the state of Virginia.

Programs Branch Oversees program analysis and development for Norfolk District, administers the programs and projects budget and Develops program budget guidance for use by each branch chief in preparing their annual budget submission in close coordination with Resource Management Office.

Projects Branch Responsible for the district's civil works, military and environmental project workload.

Important Numbers

Hazards to Navigation Hotline 

  757-672-1835
General Information 
  757-201-7500
Freedom of Information Act Officer 
  757-201-7271
Human Resources 
  757-201-7319
Security Gate 
  757-201-7015
Security Reception Desk 
  757-201-7014
Public Affairs 
  757-201-7606
Wetlands/Permitting 
  757-201-7652