Nationwide General Permits

The Nationwide Permits (NWPs)  

The following is a list of the current nationwide permits with applicable conditions. Select any title to view the text of the entire permit. Each permit includes the applicable legal authority (Section 404 and/or Section 10), a description of the authorized activities, PCN requirements (if any), and other important restrictions and conditions. To use any of these permits, the person responsible for conducting the work must comply with all terms and conditions of the permit, including those pertinent to federally listed threatened and endangered species (general condition 18) and historic properties (general condition 20). Note: Regional Conditions apply to the use of Nationwide Permits within the Fort Worth District in Texas and Louisiana.

  1. Aids to Navigation (TX) (LA)
  2. Structures in Artificial Canals (TX) (LA)
  3. Maintenance (TX) (LA)
  4. Fish and Wildlife Harvesting, Enhancement, and Attraction Devices and Activities (TX) (LA)
  5. Scientific Measurement Devices (TX) (LA)
  6. Survey Activities (TX) (LA)
  7. Outfall Structures and Associated Intake Structures (TX) (LA)
  8. Oil and Gas Structures on the Outer Continental Shelf (TX) (LA)
  9. Structures in Fleeting and Anchorage Areas (TX) (LA)
  10. Mooring Buoys (TX) (LA)
  11. Temporary Recreational Structures (TX) (LA)
  12. Oil or Natural Gas Pipeline Activities (TX) (LA)
  13. Bank Stabilization (TX) (LA)
  14. Linear Transportation Projects (TX) (LA)
  15. U. S. Coast Guard Approved Bridges (TX) (LA)
  16. Return Water from Upland Contained Disposal Areas (TX) (LA)
  17. Hydropower Projects (TX) (LA)
  18. Minor Discharges (TX) (LA)
  19. Minor Dredging (TX) (LA)
  20. Response Operations for Oil and Hazardous Substances (TX) (LA)
  21. Surface Coal Mining Activities (TX) (LA)
  22. Removal of Vessels (TX) (LA)
  23. Approved Categorical Exclusions (TX) (LA)
  24. Indian Tribe or State Administered Section 404 Programs (TX) (LA)
  25. Structural Discharges (TX) (LA)
  26. [Reserved]
  27. Aquatic Habitat Restoration, Establishment, and Enhancement Activities (TX) (LA)
  28. Modifications of Existing Marinas (TX) (LA)
  29. Residential Developments (TX) (LA)
  30. Moist Soil Management for Wildlife (TX) (LA)
  31. Maintenance of Existing Flood Control Facilities (TX) (LA)
  32. Completed Enforcement Actions (TX) (LA)
  33. Temporary Construction, Access and Dewatering (TX) (LA)
  34. Cranberry Production Activities (TX) (LA)
  35. Maintenance Dredging of Existing Basins (TX) (LA)
  36. Boat Ramps (TX) (LA)
  37. Emergency Watershed Protection and Rehabilitation (TX) (LA)
  38. Cleanup of Hazardous and Toxic Waste (TX) (LA)
  39. Commercial and Institutional Developments (TX) (LA)
  40. Agricultural Activities (TX) (LA)
  41. Reshaping Existing Drainage Ditches (TX) (LA)
  42. Recreational Facilities (TX) (LA)
  43. Stormwater Management Facilities (TX) (LA)
  44. Mining Activities (TX) (LA)
  45. Repair of Uplands Damaged by Discrete Events (TX) (LA)
  46. Discharges in Ditches (TX) (LA)
  47. [Reserved]
  48. Commercial Shellfish Mariculture Activities (TX) (LA)
  49. Coal Remining Activities (TX) (LA)
  50. Underground Coal Mining Activities (TX) (LA)
  51. Land-Based Renewable Energy Generation Facilities (TX) (LA)
  52. Water-Based Renewable Energy Generation Pilot Projects (TX) (LA)
  53. Removal of Low-Head Dams (TX) (LA)
  54. Living Shorelines (TX) (LA)
  55. Seaweed Mariculture Activities (TX) (LA)
  56. Finfish Mariculture Activities (TX) (LA)
  57. Electric Utility Line and Telecommunications Activities (TX) (LA)
  58. Utility Line Activities for Water and Other Substances (TX) (LA)
  59. Water Reclamation and Reuse Facilities (TX) (LA)

NOTE: Every permittee who has received Nationwide Permit verification from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must submit a signed compliance certification form regarding the completed work and any required mitigation.