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The Water Resources Development Act of 2000 (WRDA 2000, Public Law No. 106-541) as amended, allows the Corps to accept funds from non-federal public entities to provide priority review of their permit applications.

Section 214 of WRDA 2000 reads as follows:

  • IN GENERAL - In Fiscal Years 2001 through 2003, the Secretary (of the Army), after public notice, may accept and expend funds contributed by non-federal public entities to expedite the evaluation of permits under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Army.

  • EFFECT ON PERMITTING - In carrying out this section, the Secretary shall ensure that the use of funds accepted under subsection (a) will not impact impartial decision making with respect to permits, either substantively or procedurally.

The House of Representatives Bill (H.R. 3080) Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-121, Section 1006) removed the expiration date imposed by WRDA 2000 for the Section 214 Program.

More information on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fort Worth District WRDA Section 214 program can be obtained by calling 817-886-1731.

Federal Guidelines

Public Notices

Final Permit Decisions Funded through the WRDA Section 214 Authority

  • Finalized Actions from October 2018 to Present (Fiscal Year (FY) 2019)


Project Number

Project Name

Permit Type*

Date Finalized

City of Dallas SWF-2009-00461 Elm Fork Flood Protection Project RW October 24, 2018

* NWP = Nationwide Permit; IP = Individual Permit; IPM = Individual Permit Modified; NPR = No Permit Required; RW = Request Withdrawn; LOP = Letter of Permission; RGP = Regional General Permit; AJD = Approved Jurisdictional Determination