The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announced today that in an effort to increase its efficiency and service to the public, it is withdrawing from the Florida Joint Application process, effective Oct. 1.
Beginning Oct.1, applicants must submit applications directly to the Corps of Engineers for proposed projects. However, the Corps will accept any application packets submitted directly to the agency prior to Oct. 1.
For additional information on this decision, please visit: http://www.saj.usace.army.mil/Missions/Regulatory/Public-Notices/Article/1290332/corps-withdrawing-from-the-florida-joint-application-process-effective-october/
The Jacksonville District administers the largest regulatory permitting program in the Corps, which provides protection for waters of the United States, including federal delineated wetlands and navigable waters.
The Corps is neither a proponent nor opponent of any proposed project. The Corps’ mission is to provide the regulated public with fair and reasonable decisions while providing protection of the Nation’s aquatic resources and navigation.
Release no. 17-038