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Section 10 Permit

Responsible Agency: 
USACE
Description: 
Activities that may affect navigation on US waterways must be evaluated to ensure navigational capacity is maintained.
Activity/Trigger: 
Placement of structures affecting course, location, condition, or capacity of navigable waters of U.S. (includes offshore wind within 3 miles of coast); exemptions exist)
Statute or Regulations: 
Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 U.S.C. 401 et seq.) Section 10 (33 USC 403)
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