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  • Update to the Tidewater and Standard Joint Permit Applications

    The Norfolk District announces minor revisions to the Joint Permit Application (JPA) associated with the issuance of the 2023 State Programmatic General Permit for piers, aquaculture, shoreline, dredging, and other activities (23-SPGP-PASDO), effective September 1, 2023.

  • 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.

  • CENAO-WR-R-4112019

    The Norfolk District Corps of Engineers, Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), and the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) have issued revised versions of the Standard and Tidewater Joint Permit Applications (JPA) dated October 2019.

    Expiration date: 1/15/2018

    On November 16, 2017, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Norfolk District public noticed the Draft 2017 MBI Template (Template) for use in the Commonwealth of Virginia. This public notice had a 30 day comment period that expired on December 16, 2017. At this time the USACE is extending the public notice comment period until January 15, 2018.
  • CENAO-WRR 17-RP-20

    Expiration date: 11/20/2017

    The Norfolk District announces the reissuance with minor revisions to better describe authorized activities of Regional Permit 20 (17-RP-20). The re-issued 17-RP-20 is effective October 16, 2017, and expires October 15, 2022, unless otherwise suspended or revoked. 17-RP-20 authorizes the creation of artificial reefs (oyster and fish haven) and dredging of old shellfish reefs, when the material, dredge shell or structural, will be used to create new or enhance existing natural or artificial reefs owned, operated or managed by the Commonwealth of Virginia by the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC).