A permit is not required for beneficial fill activity that meets all of the following conditions:

(1)        The fill material consists only of inert debris strictly limited to concrete, brick, concrete block, uncontaminated soil, rock, and gravel.

(2)        The fill activity involves no excavation.

(3)        The purpose of the fill activity is to improve land use potential or other approved beneficial reuses.

(4)        The fill activity is not exempt from, and must comply with, all other applicable Federal, State, and Local  laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations, including but not limited to zoning restrictions, flood plain restrictions, wetland restrictions, mining regulations, sedimentation and erosion control regulations. Fill activity shall not contravene groundwater standards.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑294;

Eff. January 4, 1993.