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The Jacksonville District currently has five categories of public notice notification mailing lists. If you wish to receive email notifications when new public notices are added to this page, please send a request to Regulatory Webmaster.  Each category is described below. Be sure to specify which list(s) you want to be included on.

Florida - This includes all public notices for projects being reviewed for Standard Permits within the State of Florida.

Antilles - This includes all public notices for projects being reviewed for Standard Permits within the Antilles area (this includes Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands).

Tropical Storms & Other Emergencies - These public notices provide information on procedures for emergency permitting requirements due to specific tropical storm events or other emergency situations.

Special Issues - These are public notices that involve the Regulatory program but which are generally not limited to one particular geographic area. These would include public notices for the establishment or modification of Restricted Areas/Danger Zones, re-issuance of General Permits or Nationwide Permits, changes to guidance and policies, etc.

Administrative Penalty - These public notices provide information associated with Administrative Penalties. An Administrative Penalty can be assessed to address violations associated with issued Department of the Army permits.

Projects within Federal right-of-way/Federal land interests

Published May 24, 2019
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has land interests, generally perpetual right-of-way easements, associated with Federal projects. In accordance with Title 36 CFR Section 327.20, no unauthorized encroachments are allowed on Federal land interests. The Corps may authorize non-permanent structures on Federal land interests via a Consent to Easement (CTE) issued by the Real Estate Division. Department of the Army (DA) Permits issued by the Regulatory Division for structures and work pursuant to Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act and/or Section 404 of the Clean Water Act do not grant permission to utilize Federal land interests. DA permits where work is located in Federal easements include a special condition requiring execution of the CTE prior to construction of the works authorized under the regulatory permit. Failure to obtain a CTE invalidates a DA permit and may result in non-compliance with the permit.

This public notice will serve to advise potential applicants of additional information that must be provided to the Regulatory Division in order to improve processing time frames for the Real Estate Division to review structures located in Federal land interests and to allow the Regulatory Division to condition a permit to allow construction while the CTE is being processed. The Jacksonville District is requesting permit applicants provide as an attachment to the ENG Form 4345 a land survey of the portion of the property which is within the Federal right-of-way (ROW) or other Federal land interest. The land survey shall show the boundary lines which are within the ROW or other Federal land interest and all existing and proposed appurtenances such as dwellings, garages, swimming pools, fences, etc. Receipt of this information will allow the Real Estate Division to conduct a concurrent review with the Regulatory Division so that where the Real Estate Division identifies no concerns within the ROW or Federal land interests and a DA permit can be issued, Regulatory Division will condition the permit to allow a Permittee to proceed with construction while the CTE is being prepared. If the land survey is not included with the application or if the Real Estate Division has issues with the structures/encroachments, then the Regulatory Division will include a special condition in the permit requiring issuance of a CTE prior to commencement of construction.

Please send any questions on the above to Jacksonville District, Regulatory Division at P.O. Box 4907, Jacksonville, FL 32232, Attn: Tori White, by phone number at 904-232-1658; or by email at Tori.White@usace.army.mil.