USACE Chicago District to introduce 2021 Nationwide Permit Program in virtual webinar

Published March 15, 2021

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District Regulatory Branch will host a virtual webinar introducing the 2021 Nationwide Permit Program and highlight upcoming changes to its current permit program:

WHEN:           Thursday, March 18, 2021

TIME:             2pm CST

Meeting Link:

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Project managers from the USACE Chicago District will present information on the newly-proposed 2021 Nationwide Permits (NWP), discuss the rollout plan for implementing NWPs in the Chicago District, and provide details on the process of applying for a NWP. During the presentation, questions will be fielded from participants regarding the new permit program. 

The Chicago District is committed to improving the efficiency of our Regulatory permit program and achieving consistency with the national program and established legal precedents. To achieve these goals, around March 15, the district will begin to utilize 16 newly-issued 2021 Nationwide Permits. The 16 Nationwide Permits include common activities for our area including utility lines as well as residential, institutional, and commercial developments.

The webinar is open to the public and the link to this webinar may be shared with interested parties. The webinar will be recorded and published for viewing at:

Questions and/or concerns related to the implementation of the 2021 Nationwide Permits, suggestions on specific topics you would like to see presented, or questions regarding the March 18 webinar can be emailed to:

Vanessa Villarreal
(312) 846-5331

Release no. 21-008