• April

    Federal Public Notice

    The Norfolk District Regulatory Branch is proposing to hold monthly meetings for Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Design-Build contractors (post-award) and localities operating under the VDOT Locally Administered Projects (LAP) Program. These meetings will occur on the second Monday of each the month, from 1-2pm, beginning May 13, 2024.
  • March

    NAO-2024-00409 (West Area High School, Chesterfield, Virginia)

    Chesterfield County is proposing to construct a new high school, known as West Area High School, including construction of an approximately 266,000 square foot academic building, parking lots, bus loop, drop off loop, two baseball fields, two softball fields, six tennis courts, a full-length football field, track, and three natural grass fields located south of Horsepen Creek and north of Duval Road in Chesterfield County, Virginia. Public comments should be received by the close of business on April 24, 2024.
  • NAO-2022-00665 (Branch Crossing Subdivision, Chesterfield, Virginia)

    Main Street Homes is proposing to construct 150 single-family homes on 268 acres north of Beach Road (SR 655), east of Brandy Oaks Boulevard, west of Derryveach Drive, and south of Third Branch in Chesterfield County, Virginia. Comments should be received by the close of business on April 10, 2024.
  • Quarterly FNOD RAB meeting scheduled for March 7

    Community members can learn more about restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot (FNOD) and hear the latest cleanup progress during an in-person and virtual quarterly Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting scheduled for 6:15 to 8 p.m. March 7. 
  • NAO-2023-02805-TREC (Kershaw - Bulkhead/Fill, Accomack, Virginia)

    The project includes the installation of a vinyl bulkhead 50 linear feet in length and backfilling approximately 1,383 square feet of waters of the U.S. (1,215 square feet/0.029-acre of open water and 168 square feet/0.004-acre of mudflat) to convert an existing manmade boat basin to uplands. Comments should be received by the close of business on April 4, 2024.
  • NAO-2006-07853 (Magnolia Green Phase III Apartments, Chesterfield, Virginia)

    6801 Woolridge Road-Mosely LP is proposing to construct apartments, roads, utilities, and stormwater management facilities, to be known as Magnolia Green Phase III Apartments, in Chesterfield County, Virginia. Comments should be received by the close of business on March 15, 2024.
  • February

    NAO-2024-00126 (Ragged Island Restoration, Isle of Wight County, Virginia)

    The Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources proposes to create a living shoreline along 1.2 miles of the James River shoreline at the Ragged Island Wildlife Management Area in Isle of Wight County, Virginia. The applicant proposes to construct 62 rip rap breakwaters creating 1.97 acres of rock substrate to protect the shore and encourage oyster growth, and use imported sand to restore 5.26 acres of tidal marsh lost to erosion. The overall project would result in direct impacts to 0.14 acres of tidal wetlands, 0.85 acres of unvegetated intertidal waters, and 6.4 acres of subaqueous land. Comments should be received by the close of business on 29 March 2024.
  • Proposed VPRA-USACE Liaison Funding Agreement

    This Public Notice announces the preliminary intent of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District (Corps) to accept and expend funds from the Virginia Passenger Rail Authority (VPRA) to expedite processing of their Department of the Army (DA) permit applications subject to certain limitations. Comments should be received by March 4, 2024.
  • NAO-2022-01615 (Crosspointe Logistics Center, Prince George, Virginia)

    The applicant is proposing to construct a large-scale industrial campus including one 895,000 square foot, one 1,200,000 square foot, and one 250,000 square foot building with associated tractor trailer, loading and separate employee auto parking, and supporting stormwater management (SWM) infrastructure. As proposed, the project would permanently impact 10.33 acres of wetlands and waters of the U.S. (WOUS). The proposed permanent impacts consist of 8.05 acres of palustrine forested (PFO) wetlands, 2.19 acres of palustrine emergent (PEM) wetland, and 0.09 acres of palustrine open water (POW). These proposed impacts will result from grading and fill associated with the construction of the planned industrial development, various access roads through the property to allow for safe and reliable flow of tractor trailers, stormwater management infrastructures, utilities and the construction of a paved parking lots associated with the proposed project. Comments should be received by the close of business on March 15, 2024.
  • Federal Public Notice

    Due to modified Department of Defense security protocols, the Norfolk District Regulatory Branch is no longer able to accept documents via external File Transfer Protocol (FTP) sites.
  • January

    NAO-2016-00218 (Cedar Terrace, Loudoun County, Virginia)

    The applicant proposes to construct a mixed-use development, to be known as Cedar Terrace, within the existing South Riding community and in proximity to the existing South Riding Market Square retail development. The project would include 383 residential units and seven commercial/retail buildings, open space, active recreation areas, parking, stormwater management, and associated utilities and infrastructure. The proposed project would permanently impact 0.32 acre of palustrine forested wetlands (PFO), 0.33 acre of palustrine scrub-shrub wetland (PSS), 0.40 acre palustrine emergent wetland (PEM), and 2,903 linear feet of stream. In addition, 94 linear feet of stream are proposed as temporary impacts for the development. Comments should be received by the close of business on March 1, 2024
  • Section 408 Public Notice for Richmond Floodwall South-Silo

    Interested parties are hereby notified that multiple requests for permission to alter a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) project pursuant to Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 U.S.C. Section 408) have been received and will be evaluated by the Norfolk District. Written comments, including any objections to the proposed alteration, stating reasons therefore, are being solicited from anyone having an interest in the requested alteration. Comments should be received by Feb. 7, 2024.
  • USACE, Newport News Set Date to Begin Deep Creek Navigation Channel Dredging

    In partnership with the City of Newport News, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District has set a date to begin dredging the Deep Creek Navigation Channel.
  • U.S. Army Corps and the City of Hampton Lead the Charge on the Approved Virginia Peninsula Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study

    The Norfolk District is pairing with the City of Hampton on the Virginia Peninsula Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study and taking a step toward building the resilience of the Peninsula region against coastal flooding.
  • NAO-2023-02171 (Cloverland Farm Mitigation Bank, Fauquier County and Prince William County, Virginia)

    The Sponsor proposes to design, construct, establish, and operate Cloverland Farm Mitigation Bank (Bank). The sponsor is proposing 15.35 wetland credits to be generated through 107.46 acres of wetland enhancement and 63.01 acres of upland buffer preservation and enhancement. The sponsor is proposing 36,506 stream credits to be generated through enhancement of 39,242 linear feet of stream and 353 acres of riparian buffer. The purpose of the Bank is to provide off-site compensatory mitigation for projects that result in unavoidable impacts to waters of the U.S. including wetlands and streams. Public comment should be received by the close of business on February 16, 2024.
  • NAO-2023-00681 (23-RP-22 - Regional Permit 22)

    The Norfolk District announces the issuance of the Regional Permit 22 for construction of piers, boat docks, boat ramps, and boathouses; excavation of boat slips and channels; construction and backfilling of bulkheads and placement of rip rap; and installation of submerged and aerial power lines and utility lines on Lake Gaston within the state of Virginia. Effective December 21, 2023, this permit supersedes and replaces all previous versions.
  • NAO-2015-00849 / 15-V1607 15-day Public Notice (Hickory Woods Subdivision, Chesapeake, VA)

    The permittee requests modification of the permit for a time extension from the date of expiration (September 21, 2023). The proposed activities include permanently impacting 0.20 acre of palustrine forested (PFO) wetlands, 1.9 acres of palustrine emergent (PEM) wetlands, and 0.08 acre of palustrine open water (POW) for the purpose of constructing a mixed used residential development with commercial amenities known as Hickory Woods. Public comment should be received by the close of business on January 23, 2024.
  • NAO-2023-01709 (Joyner Mitigation Bank, Prince William County, Virginia)

    The Sponsor proposes to design, construct, establish, and operate Joyner Mitigation Bank (Bank). The sponsor is proposing to generate 68.24 wetland credits through 93.42 acres of wetland preservation, 4.67 acres of wetland enhancement, 54.57 acres of wetland creation, and 33.26 acres of upland buffer restoration. Public comment should be received by the close of business on February 7, 2024.
  • December

    NAO-2023-02244 (Stagecoach Farm Mitigation Bank, Fluvanna County and Goochland County, Virginia)

    The Sponsor proposes to design, construct, establish, and operate Stagecoach Farm Mitigation Bank (Bank). The Sponsor proposes to generate 8,972 stream credits through a combination of restoration, enhancement, and preservation of 18,565 linear feet of streams and through restoring and enhancing 91 acres of riparian buffers. The purpose of the Bank is to provide off-site compensatory mitigation for projects that result in unavoidable impacts to waters of the U.S. including streams. Public comment should be received by the close of business on January 17, 2024
  • NAO-2008-02007 (KempDel, Inc. and RIXRE2, LLC, Virginia Beach, Virgina)

    KempDel, Inc. and RIXRE2, LLC propose permanent impacts to 4.40 acres of palustrine forested wetlands and the permanent conversion of 0.06 acres of palustrine forested wetlands to palustrine emergent wetlands for the construction of roads, building lots, a stormwater pond, a Floodplain Mitigation Area (FMA), and infrastructure associated with the Nimmo Quay 123-lot, single-family residential subdivision north of Nimmo Parkway in Virginia Beach, VA. Public comment should be received by the close of business on January 15, 2024.