Regulatory

John Paczkowski
John Paczkowski, P.E., Interim Director of Regulatory

John Paczkowski, P.E., Interim Division Director

The Regulatory Division is responsible for:
  • Reviewing and making recommendations on permit applications for drains, dikes, dams, and sovereign lands;
  • Providing technical assistance to water resource district boards;
  • Administering North Dakota’s Dam Safety Program;
  • Assisting communities in practicing floodplain management through the National Flood Insurance Program;
  • Administering FEMA’s Map Modernization project; and
  • Sovereign land management, including ordinary high water mark delinations.

The Regulatory Division can be contacted by e-mail, or at (701) 328-2752.