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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.

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Published May 5, 2014
Expiration date: 6/5/2014
The City of San José, City of Morgan Hill, City of Gilroy, County of Santa Clara, Santa Clara Valley Water District, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, and Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency, collectively known as the co-Permittees, have applied to the United States Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, for a Regional General Permit (RGP), a Department of the Army Permit. The Habitat Plan RGP (HP RGP) would authorize its co-permittees to complete activities covered by the Santa Clara Valley Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP)/Natural Community Conservation Plan that have minimal impacts on waters of the United States. These activities may include urban development, in-stream capital projects, in-stream operations and maintenance projects, rural capital projects, rural operations and maintenance projects, rural development, and habitat restoration, creation, and enhancement and may result in project actions that directly or indirectly impact waters of the United States. The Habitat Plan area proposed to be covered under the HP RGP (HP RGP area) includes 460,205 acres of land located entirely within Santa Clara County, California.

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Contact Information

Department of the Army
San Francisco District, Corps of Engineers
Regulatory Division
450 Golden Gate Ave., 4th Floor
San Francisco, California 94102-3404

Phone Number: (415) 503-6795
Fax Number: (415) 503-6693