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Under the Corps' Regulatory Program, a public notice is the primary method for advising all interested parties of a proposed activity for which a permit is sought. Public notices are also published to inform the public about new or proposed regulations, policies, guidance or permit procedures.

We are requesting public comments on many Public Notices (PNs) concurrently; please pay careful attention to the file number and the comments Due Date.

Email comments are preferred.  To submit comments in writing, send them to the attention of the Project Manager listed in the Public Notice title block.  All comments should reference the PN file number and be submitted by the Response Required Date on the PN.


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  • SPN-2014-00090 Port of Oakland Maintenance Dredging Project

    Expiration date: 4/26/2024

    The Port of Oakland has applied for a ten-year Department of the Army permit to conduct maintenance dredging within the Port of Oakland berths located within in the city of Oakland, Alameda County, California. The purpose of the proposed maintenance dredging project is to maintain safe navigational depths by restoring the original project design depths in the deepwater berths at the Port. The proposed dredge footprints are the same as those permitted in the previous maintenance permit issued in 2014. This application is being processed pursuant to the provisions of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. 1344), Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 U.S.C. 403) and Section 103 of the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 (33 U.S.C. 1413).

  • SPN-2018-00508 FINAL AMENDMENT TO RESTRICTED AREA: Military Ocean Terminal, Concord

    Expiration date: 4/22/2024

    The U.S. Army Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command requested that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers revise the restricted area boundaries of the Military Ocean Terminal Concord in order to provide an adequate security buffer for MOTCO shoreline infrastructure and operational needs. The MOTCO restricted area is located along the south shore of Suisun Bay, north of the City of Concord, Contra Costa County, California.

  • SPN-2016-00417 India Basin Shoreline Park Project

    Expiration date: 4/12/2024

    San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department has applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, for a Department of the Army Permit to conduct work in, and discharge fill within waters of the United States associated with the development of a public park on San Francisco Bay. The project is located in the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood in the City and County of San Francisco, California. This Department of the Army permit application is being processed pursuant to the provisions of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act of 1972, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 1344 et seq.) and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 403 et seq.).

  • SPN-2000-252600 Regional General Permit for the Oakland International Airport Facilities Maintenance

    Expiration date: 4/10/2024

    The Port of Oakland, has applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, to reissue a Department of the Army Regional General Permit to conduct maintenance activities as needed within a five-year period at the Oakland International Airport, located in the City of Oakland, Alameda County, California. This Department of the Army permit application is being processed pursuant to the provisions of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act of 1972, as amended and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, as amended.

  • SPN-2003-275310 Regional General Permit for the Port of Oakland Maritime Facilities Maintenance

    Expiration date: 4/5/2024

    The Port of Oakland has applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, to reissue a Department of the Army Regional General Permit to conduct minor maintenance and associated minor construction activities as needed within a five year period along the Port’s shoreline in San Francisco Bay, located in the City of Oakland, Alameda County, California. This Department of the Army permit application is being processed pursuant to the provisions of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act of 1972, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 1344 et seq.) and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 403 et seq.).

  • SPN-2023-00564 Availability of Prospectus: Mendocino Coast Mitigation Bank ll

    Expiration date: 4/5/2024

    Resource Environmental Solutions has submitted a Draft Prospectus to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), San Francisco District, and other members of the Interagency Review Team for the establishment of the Mendocino Coast Mitigation Bank ll and is the second of two proposed RES banks within coastal Mendocino County

  • SPN-2023-00560 Regional General Permit for California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Eden Landing Ecological Reserve Maintenance and Management

    Expiration date: 3/8/2024

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife Eden Landing Ecological Reserve, through its agent Ducks Unlimited, has applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, to reissue a Department of the Army Permit to authorize ongoing, routine operations and maintenance of levees and other existing infrastructure within former salt ponds owned and managed by the CDFW in San Francisco Bay. USACE proposes to issue a Regional General Permit (RGP) which would be used for annual authorization of maintenance activities subject to USACE jurisdiction. This Department of the Army permit application is being processed pursuant to the provisions of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act of 1972, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 1344 et seq.) and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 403 et seq.).

  • SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE Regulatory Request System (RRS)

    Expiration date: 3/1/2024

    USACE announces the launch of its new Regulatory Request System (RRS). RRS is designed to make the review of permit requests a transparent and efficient process for the public. RRS, currently in a beta version, provides general information on the Regulatory Program and allows the public to submit pre-application meeting requests and jurisdictional determination requests. Additional capability is scheduled in Spring 2024. This added capability will allow users the ability to electronically submit individual and general permit applications and other necessary information, saving time and reducing the need for paper-based submissions. RRS will streamline the permit application process and underscores USACE commitment to modernizing our application process, meeting user expectations, and providing a transparent, straightforward process for the timely review of permit requests. Stay tuned for further updates on the full release of the RRS. Please click on the following link to access RRS: rrs.usace.army.mil For additional information on or to provide feedback on RRS, please contact the rrs@usace.army.mil.

  • SPN-2023-00559 Regional General Permit for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Salt Pond Maintenance

    Expiration date: 2/28/2024

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, through its agent Ducks Unlimited, has applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), San Francisco District, to reissue a Department of the Army Permit to authorize ongoing, routine operations and maintenance of levees and other existing infrastructure within salt ponds owned and managed by the USFWS in San Francisco Bay. USACE proposes to issue a Regional General Permit (RGP) which would be used for annual authorization of maintenance activities subject to USACE jurisdiction. This Department of the Army permit application is being processed pursuant to the provisions of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act of 1972, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 1344 et seq.) and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 403 et seq.)

  • SPN-2005-299690 Berkeley Marina Dredging

    Expiration date: 2/25/2024

    The City of Berkeley, Parks, Recreation and Waterfront Department through its agent, applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, for a 10-year Department of the Army Permit to dredge 350,000 cubic yards of sediment over 10 years from the Berkeley Marina. The purpose of the proposed dredging is to return the marina to safe navigational depths for recreational boats. The applicant proposes to dispose of the dredged material at the Alcatraz Disposal Site (SF-11), San Francisco Deep Ocean Disposal Site (SF-DODS) or beneficially reuse the sediment at separately permitted site such as Cullinan Ranch Restoration Project (CRRP) or the Montezuma Wetlands Restoration Project (MWRP). This Department of the Army Permit application is being processed pursuant to the provisions of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act of 1972, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 1344 et seq.) and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 403 et seq.) and Section 103 of the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act of 1972, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 1413 et seq.)).

  • SPN-1992-194050 Montezuma Wetlands

    Expiration date: 2/12/2024

    Montezuma Wetlands, LLC through its agent, Vollmar Natural Lands Consulting, has applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), San Francisco District, for a Department of the Army Permit to discharge fill material within wetlands for beneficial reuse of dredged material and to restore tidal wetlands, located in Solano County, California. This DA permit application is being processed pursuant to the provisions of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act of 1972, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 1344 et seq.) and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 403 et seq.).

  • SPN-2016-00350 Fairview at Northgate

    Expiration date: 2/8/2024

    Lewis Land Developers, LLC, through its agent, Madrone Ecological Consulting, has applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), San Francisco District, for a Department of the Army (DA) Permit to discharge fill material within 2.49 acres of seasonal wetland swales and 0.05 acre of non-jurisdictional wetlands to develop a 178-unit residential development, located in Solano County, California. This DA permit application is being processed pursuant to the provisions of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act of 1972, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 1344 et seq.).

  • SPN-2023-00513 Vulcan Landing Way Pier Dredging and Maintenance

    Expiration date: 1/18/2024

    Vulcan Materials Company – Western Region (Vulcan) through its agent, Boudreau Associates has applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), San Francisco District, for a 10-year Department of the Army Permit to perform dredging at the Vulcan Landing Way Pier located in Sonoma County, California. The purpose of the proposed dredging is to provide adequate depth for the existing berth area at Vulcan Landing Way Pier to allow safe navigational depths for commercial vessels. The applicant proposes to dispose of the dredge sediment at the San Francisco Deep Ocean Disposal Site (SF-DODS), an in-bay disposal site, or a beneficial reuse site. This Department of the Army Permit application is being processed pursuant to the provisions of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act of 1972, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 1344 et seq.) and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 403 et seq.) and Section 103 of the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act of 1972, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 1413 et seq.).

  • SPN-2023-00436 Eureka Flood Reduction and Sea Level Rise Resiliency Project

    Expiration date: 1/12/2024

    The City of Eureka, has applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, for a Department of the Army Permit to implement the City of Eureka Flood Reduction and Sea Level Rise Resiliency Project within urbanized coastal areas to reduce flooding, increase sea level rise resiliency, and improve water quality entering Humboldt Bay. The Project would increase the storage capacity and conveyance of the storm drain network, implement flow attenuation, and water quality improvements, reduce trash conveyance into waterways, and enhance tidal circulation to provide flood reduction and sea level rise resiliency. This Department of the Army permit application is being processed pursuant to the provisions of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act of 1972, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 1344 et seq.), and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 403 et seq.).

  • SPN-2023-00412S Regional General Permit for the San Francisco International Airport Shoreline Structures Repair Program

    Expiration date: 12/27/2023

    The San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California 94128, has applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, for a Department of the Army Permit for a regional general permit (RGP) to implement the San Francisco International Airport Shoreline Structures Repair Program. This Department of the Army permit application is being processed pursuant to the provisions of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act of 1972, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 1344 et seq.) and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 403 et seq.).

  • Dredged Material Management Office: Change to DMMO Meeting Document Submittal Timeline

    Expiration date: 12/6/2023

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers San Francisco District, in coordination with the interagency Dredged Material Management Office (DMMO), will require project documents to be submitted at least two weeks or 14 days prior to the meeting date to be considered for the meeting agenda. Documents and agenda requests can be uploaded to the DMMO Database website meeting area at: https://www.dmmosfbay.org/ The proposed change to the DMMO meeting document submission timeline will be effective starting for the DMMO meeting schedule for January 10, 2024. Documents and requests to be on the agenda for the January 10th meeting will be due by close of business on December 27, 2023.

  • SPN-2021-00072S Deer Island Basin Complex Tidal Wetland Restoration Design Project

    Expiration date: 11/27/2023

    Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, 3501 Civic Center, Ste 304, San Rafael, California 94903, through its agent, ESA associates, 775 Baywood Drive, Suite 100, Petaluma, California 94954, has applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), San Francisco District, for a Department of the Army Permit to implement the Deer Island Basin Complex Tidal Wetland Restoration Design Project (Project), located in Marin County, California. This Department of the Army permit application is being processed pursuant to the provisions of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act of 1972, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 1344 et seq.) and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 403 et seq.).

  • SPN-2008-00077 Wood Creek Phase III Felt Ranch Off-Channel Rearing Habitat Project

    Expiration date: 11/19/2023

    Northcoast Regional Land Trust, through its agent, GHD, Inc., has applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, for a Department of the Army Permit to restore the historical connectivity and function of the existing freshwater wetlands on the Felt Ranch property through the creation of channels connecting lower Wood Creek to Freshwater Slough, thus enlarging the existing stream-estuary ecotone of Freshwater Creek and Humboldt Bay. This Department of the Army permit application is being processed pursuant to the provisions of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act of 1972, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 1344 et seq.), and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, as amended (33 U.S.C. § 403 et seq.).

  • 2015-00016S Port of San Francisco, Regional General Permit for Maintenance and Repair

    Expiration date: 10/28/2023

    The Port of San Francisco, Pier 1, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, California 94111, through its agent, Environmental Science Associates, has applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, for a Department of the Army Permit to perform maintenance, repair, rehabilitation, restoration or replacement of any previously authorized structure and other deleterious fill. The work locations would be along the Port of San Francisco’s 7.5-mile waterfront.

  • SPN-2019-00173 Proposed Montezuma Island Mitigation Bank, Sacramento and Solano Counties, California

    Expiration date: 9/24/2023

    Pacific Gas and Electric Company has applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other members of the Interagency Review Team to establish the Montezuma Island Mitigation Bank.  If authorized, this mitigation bank would receive money from individuals or entities receiving Corps authorization under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act of 1972, when appropriate, to provide compensatory mitigation credit pursuant to the requirements of the 2008 Corps-EPA Compensatory Mitigation Rule. Additionally, the proposed mitigation bank may be utilized to offset unavoidable impacts to waters of the State that are regulated by the Regional Water Quality Control Board under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act or Section 13260 of the Porter-Cologne Act; stream alteration and state-listed endangered species impacts regulated by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife under Section 1602 of the California Fish and Game Code and California Endangered Species Act; and impacts to endangered species regulated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service under the federal Endangered Species Act.

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