Tag: Virginia Marine Resources Commission
  • Reissuance Norfolk District Regional Permit 20 (RP-20)

    The Norfolk District announces the reissuance of Regional Permit 20 that had expired on October 15, 2022. Effective June 1, 2023, this permit supersedes and replaces all previous versions.

  • NAO-2022-00415 (State Programmatic General Permit, 23-SPGP-PASDO, Virginia)

    Expiration date: 3/30/2023

    The original public notice for this proposed State Programmatic General Permit (SPGP) was published on October 17, 2022. The revised 23-SPGP-PASDO is attached for public comment. Comments on the proposed issuance of the revised 23-SPGP-PASDO should be in writing and should be received by the close of business on March 30, 2023.

  • USACE Release of the Draft Chesapeake Bay Oyster Restoration Program Great Wicomico River Supplemental Environmental Assessment

    Expiration date: 2/28/2023

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Commonwealth of Virginia, acting through its agent, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, announce the release of the Draft Chesapeake Bay Oyster Recovery Program Great Wicomico River Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA). This Draft SEA evaluates alternatives that have the potential to improve the current and future function of eight restored reefs in the Great Wicomico River, Virginia. The study recommends expanding one reef, upgrading low-relief areas (2-4 inches high) of several reefs using small, 3-inch stone to a height of 12 inches, and adding large stones for additional habitat. Public comments should be submitted by Feb. 28, 2023.

  • NAO-2022-00415

    Expiration date: 11/18/2022

    NAO-2022-00415 with revised suspense date : Description: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Norfolk District (Corps) proposes the issuance of a 2022 State Programmatic General Permit (SPGP) to the people of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The SPGP authorizes certain pier, aquaculture, shoreline, dredging, and other (PASDO) activities in tidal or non-tidal waters of the United States (WOTUS), including wetlands, within the geographical limits of the Commonwealth of Virginia and under the regulatory jurisdiction of the Corps. The purpose of the SPGP is to reduce duplicative review for activity-specific projects where local, state, and federal regulations overlap regulatory purview. The SPGP will provide streamlined review of permit applications processed by the Corps, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) and/or Local Wetland Boards (LWB), and the Virginia Department of Environmental (VDEQ).

  • NAO-2021-02947, VMRC# 22-V0149 (Centreport Parkway)

    Expiration date: 3/6/2022

    Chesterfield Retail, LC has proposed to construct a large-scale distribution facility with associated parking, internal access roads, and stormwater structures. The project would impact 0.71 acre of forested wetlands, 247 square feet of emergent wetlands, and 2,693 linear feet of steam channel. The project is located west of Centreport Parkway and north of Mountain Valley Road, Stafford County, Virginia