Sources For Additional Information About Wetlands Permitting



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WetlandsFor more information about activities conducted in waters and wetlands of the U.S.:

United States Army Corps of Engineers
Northern Virginia Field Office
18139 Triangle Shopping Plaza, Suite #213
Dumfries, VA 22026
703-221-6967
http://www.nao.usace.army.mil/

For questions about activities conducted below mean low water:

Virginia Marine Resources Commission
Habitat Management
P. O. Box 756
2600 Washington Avenue
Newport News, VA 23607-0756
757-247-2200
www.mrc.state.va.us/

For questions related to shoreline erosion:

Shoreline Erosion Advisory Service
Tappahanock Regional Office
P. O. Box 1425
Tappahannock, VA 22560
804-443-6752

For questions related to permits for land desturbing activities:

Site Addressing Center, Land Development Services
12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 232 Fairfax, VA 22035-5504
703-222-0801

For questions related to other permits, such as occupancy permits, building permits, electrical and mechanical permits, etc.:

Permit Application Center, Land Development Services
12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 232
Fairfax, VA 22035-5504 703-222-0801
http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/living/buildingpermits/

To request an allowed use determination in a floodplain, write to:

Director, Site Development and Inspection Division, Land Development Services
12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 535
Fairfax, VA 22035-5504

To submit a Resource Protection Area (RPA) Exception under the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Ordinance, send to:

Site Addressing Center, Land Development Services
12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 232
Fairfax, VA 22035-5504

Forms are available at http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpwes/forms.

 


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