US Army Corps of Engineers
St. Paul District

Contact Information

Project Manager Contact by County
Minnesota (PDF)

 Field Office Address
 Bemidji 4111 Technology
Drive NW, Suite 295
Bemidji, MN 56601
218-444-6381
 Brainerd 10867 East Gull Lake Drive NW
Brainerd, MN 56401
218-829-2711
 Duluth 600 South Lake
Avenue, Suite 211
Duluth, MN 55802
218-788-6408
 La Crescent 1114 South Oak Street
La Crescent, MN 55947
651-290-5902

Project manager contact by county

Wisconsin (PDF) 

 Field Office

 Address

 Brookfield 250 North Sunnyslope
Road, Suite 296
Brookfield, WI 53005
262-641-5498

 Green
   Bay

211 North Broadway
Street, Suite 221
Green Bay, WI 54303
920-448-2824
 Hayward

10637 Hayward Court
Unit 2
Hayward, WI 54843
715-934-2170

 La Crescent 1114 South Oak Street
La Crescent, MN 55947
651-290-5903
 Stevens
   Point
2926 Post Road,
Suite B
Stevens Point, WI 54481
715-345-7911

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
St. Paul District - Regulatory

180 5th St. East
Suite 700
St. Paul MN 55101

Tel: (651) 290-5525
800-290-5847 x 5525
mvp-reg-inquiry@usace.army.mil

  All regional general permit (RGP) activities must be conducted in accordance with RGP terms and conditions, and the appropriate 401 water quality certification conditions. RGP terms and conditions can be downloaded for each specific RGP below. The 401 water quality decision that applies to your project location can be found by selecting your project's location from the 401 certification text box below. If a 401 water quality certification has not been granted for your project's location or activity, you must obtain an individual 401 water quality certification or waiver from the appropriate 401 certifying agency. 

Regional General Permits available for use in Minnesota and Wisconsin

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Click here to open the RGP and applicable regional and general conditions. Opens in a new window (pdf).

Regulated activities conducted in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Beach Creation and Nourishment Regional General Permit (RGP or permit) are authorized in the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota and on Indian Reservations in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Certain regulated activities require an applicant to submit pre-construction notification (PCN) and receive written St. Paul District Corps of Engineers Regulatory Branch (Corps) verification prior to commencing work. Refer to the appropriate sections of this permit for a description of RGP procedures, eligible activities, conditions, exclusions and application instructions.

Click here to open the RGP and applicable regional and general conditions. Opens in a new window (pdf).

Regulated activities conducted in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Beach Raking Regional General Permit (RGP or permit) are authorized in the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota and on Indian Reservations in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Certain regulated activities require an applicant to submit pre-construction notification (PCN) and receive written St. Paul District Corps of Engineers Regulatory Branch (Corps) verification prior to commencing work. Refer to the appropriate sections of this permit for a description of RGP procedures, eligible activities, conditions, exclusions and application instructions.

Click here to open the RGP and applicable regional and general conditions. Opens in a new window (pdf).

Regulated activities conducted in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Minor Discharges Regional General Permit (RGP or permit) are authorized in the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota and on Indian Reservations in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Refer to the appropriate sections of this permit for a description of RGP procedures, eligible activities, conditions, exclusions and application instructions.

Click here to open the RGP and applicable regional and general conditions. Opens in a new window (pdf).

Regulated activities conducted in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Piers and Docks Regional General Permit (RGP or permit) are authorized in the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota and on Indian Reservations in Wisconsin and Minnesota. All regulated activities require an applicant to submit pre-construction notification (PCN) and receive written St. Paul District Corps of Engineers Regulatory Branch (Corps) verification prior to commencing work. Refer to the appropriate sections of this permit for a description of RGP procedures, eligible activities, conditions, exclusions, and application instructions.

Click here to open the RGP and applicable regional and general conditions. Opens in a new window (pdf).

Regulated activities conducted in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Transportation Regional General Permit (RGP or permit) are authorized in the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota and on Indian Reservations in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Certain regulated activities require an applicant to submit pre-construction notification (PCN) and receive written St. Paul District Corps of Engineers Regulatory Branch (Corps) verification prior to commencing work. Refer to the appropriate sections of this permit for a description of RGP procedures, eligible activities, conditions, exclusions and application instructions.

Click here to open the RGP and applicable regional and general conditions. Opens in a new window (pdf).

Regulated activities conducted in accordance with all applicable terms and conditions of the Utility Regional General Permit (RGP or permit) are authorized in the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota and on Indian Reservations in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Certain activities require an applicant to submit pre-construction notification (PCN) and receive written St. Paul District Corps of Engineers Regulatory Branch (Corps) verification prior to commencing work. Refer to the appropriate sections of this permit for a description of RGP procedures, eligible activities, conditions, exclusions and application instructions.

Click here to open the RGP and applicable regional and general conditions. Opens in a new window (pdf).

Regulated activities conducted in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Wildlife Ponds Regional General Permit (RGP or permit) are authorized in the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota and on Indian Reservations in Wisconsin and Minnesota. All regulated activities require an applicant to submit pre-construction notification (PCN) and receive written St. Paul District Corps of Engineers Regulatory Branch (Corps) verification prior to commencing work. Refer to the appropriate sections of this permit for a description of RGP procedures, eligible activities, conditions, exclusions and application instructions.

 

401 Water Quality Certification

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Click here to open the certification (PDF)
Location: State of Minnesota (excluding reservation)
Agency: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Contact: Jim Brist
Phone: 651-757-2245
Email: 401Certification.pca@state.mn.us
Click here to open the certification (PDF)
Location: Grand Portage Reservation
Agency: Grand Portage Environmental Resources Board
Contact: Margaret Watkins
Phone: 218-475-2026
Email: mwatkins@grandportage.com

Location: Fond du Lac Reservation
Agency: Fond du Lac Band Resource Management Division
Contact: Richard Gitar
Phone: 218-878-7122
Email: richardgitar@fdlrez.com

Click here to open the certification for Beach Creation and Nourishment (PDF)
Click here to open the certification for Beach Raking (PDF)
Click here to open the certification for Minor Discharges (PDF)
Click here to open the certification for Piers and Docks (PDF)
Click here to open the certification for Transportation (PDF)
Click here to open the certification for Utilities (PDF)
Click here to open the certification for Wildlife Ponds (PDF)

Click here to open the certification (PDF)
Location: State of Wisconsin (excluding reservations)
Agency: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Contact: Cami Peterson
Phone: 608-261-6400
Email: cami.peterson@wisconsin.gov

Location: Bad River Reservation
Agency: Bad River Natural Resources Department
Contact: Naomi Tillison
Phone: 715-682-7123 x 1566
Email: nrdirector@badriver-nsn.gov0

Click here to open the certification for all RGPs except Transportation (PDF)
Click here to open the certification for Transportation (PDF)

Click here to open the certification (PDF)
Location: Lac du Flambeau Reservation
Agency: Lac du Flambeau Water Resources Department
Contact: Jason De Vries
Phone: 715-588-4162
Email: jdevries@ldftribe.com
Click here to open the certification (PDF)
Location:
All federally-recognized American Indian reservations in Minnesota and Wisconsin excluding Leech Lake Reservation and those reservations listed above
Agency: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Contact: Janice Cheng
Phone: 312-353-6424
Email: cheng.janice@epa.gov