SECTION .0400 ‑ CLASSES OF FEDERAL AGENCY ACTIVITIES EXEMPTED FROM THE PERMIT REQUIREMENT

 

15A NCAC 07K .0401      MAINTENANCE OF FEDERAL NAVIGATION CHANNELS

(a)  Operation and maintenance of all federal navigation channels subject to the authority of the Chief of Engineers acting through the Secretary of the Army are hereby granted an exemption from the CAMA permit requirement.  Activities exempted by this requirement must be consistent to the maximum extent practicable with the North Carolina Management Plan.

(b)  For the purposes of this Section, operation and maintenance activities shall mean only those activities which are necessary to allow safe navigation over existing water courses and which take place within authorized project dimensions as defined in pertinent project documents.  Such activities may include, but are not limited to, hydraulic pipeline dredging, sidecase dredging, mechanical dredging, disposition of dredged materials and activities necessary to accomplish dredging such as laying pipes to move material from the dredging site to the disposal area.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113A‑103(5)(c);

Eff. June 18, 1979;

Amended Eff. September 6, 1979.