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Public Notices

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. Soliciting comments and information necessary to evaluate the probable impacts on the public interest. Public notices are also published to inform the public about new or proposed regulations, policies, guidance or permit procedures.

Public Notices published by the Sacramento District under the Regulatory Program are posted on this page. Once a public notice is available on-line, an email notification is sent to individuals on the appropriate mailing list.

Comments are due by the expiration date of the public notice.  Only comments submitted by email or in hard copy format through a delivery service, such as the U.S. Postal Service, can be accepted.   Comments must be submitted to the address listed in the public notice.

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  • SPK-2011-00950

    Expiration date: 4/27/2012

    The Town of Gypsum has applied for a permit to place dredged or fill material into waters of the United States to construct the LEDE Reservoir Enlargement project. This project is located about 18.5 road miles southeast of the Town of Gypsum, within the Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District of the White River National Forest, in Section 9, Township 7 South, Range 84 West, Eagle County, Colorado.
  • SPK-2008-00861

    Expiration date: 4/11/2012

    This Public Notice announces the preliminary intent of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District (Corps) to accept funds contributed by the California Department of Water Resources for the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, subject to a series of limitations below: Section 214 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2000 (WRDA 2000, Public Law No. 106-541 111-120) as amended, provides: (a) The Secretary of the Army, after public notice, may accept and expend funds contributed by non-Federal public entities to expedite the evaluation of permits under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Army. (b) In carrying out this section, the Secretary shall ensure that the use of funds accepted under subsection (a) will not impact impartial decision making with respect to permits, either substantively or procedurally. (c) The authority provided under this section shall be in effect from October 1, 2000 to December 31, 2016.
  • Nationwide Permit Regional Conditions

    The Sacramento District has finalized regional conditions for the 2012 Nationwide Permits (NWPs) for the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada of California, and the States of Nevada and Utah. The final regional conditions for the State of Colorado will be published by the Albuquerque District. The Sacramento District regional conditions for California, Nevada and Utah, include six regional conditions developed among the Sacramento, Los Angeles and San Francisco Districts. The regional conditions take effect March 19, 2012, the effective date of the 2012 NWPs.
  • SPD-Special-Mapping

    Expiration date: 4/5/2012

    This notice establishes standards and guidelines for maps and drawings submitted as part of delineations and applications for Corps permits and jurisdictional determinations. The intent of these standards is to improve the quality and consistency of maps and drawings and simplify and improve review and processing by Corps Regulatory project managers in the Corps' South Pacific Division (comprised of the Albuquerque, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Los Angeles Districts) By adhering to a single standard for maps and drawings, applicants and consultants should have a clear and concise product, and Corps project managers should be able to provide permit decisions and jurisdictional determinations in a more consistent and timely manner.

  • SPK-2012-00005-CRAM

    Use of Functional or Condition Assessments in California To help standardize and streamline the evaluation of aquatic resources and associated mitigation under their Regulatory programs, the three Corps Districts in California (Sacramento, San Francisco and Los Angeles) strongly encourage the use of functional or condition assessment tools, where they are available. For most individual or substantial impact (e.g., greater than ½ acre or 300 linear feet of streambed) permit actions or mitigation credit proposals, a Level 2 assessment such as CRAM or HGM may be appropriate. CRAM is a standardized, condition assessment tool for rapidly assessing the ecological health of wetlands and riparian habitats in California. Information on CRAM, its application, appropriate/inappropriate uses, training and status of individual modules by wetland or system type can be found at: Information on existing HGM Guidebooks and those under development can be found at: