Information on how to apply for a Corps permit or related services in the Savannah District can be found on our 'E-Submittal Applications Page'.
If you are planning work in a river, stream, lake, or wetland, a Corps permit may be required.
The program takes into consideration all concerns of the public - environmental, social, and economic - in the Corps-decision-making process to either issue or deny permits. As part of its responsibility to protect water quality, and other functions and services, the Corps Section 404 permit program extends to many areas under the Clean Water Act.
The Regulatory Branch of the Savannah District administers the Regulatory Program for the entire State of Georgia under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 USC. 1344), Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 USC. 403), and Section 103 of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act (33 USC. 1413). The Regulatory Branch is organized into three Sections, Coastal, Piedmont and Multipurpose Management. The Multipurpose Management Section provides administrative and technical support to the Branch. The Coastal and Piedmont Sections process and evaluate permit applications in their respective geographical boundaries. In addition, the Coastal Section has a field office in Albany, Georgia and the Piedmont Section has a field office at Lake Lanier.