Regional General Permits are not available for immediate use without contacting a representative of the Corps for specific project authorization. Many RGPs still require outside agency coordination and submittal of required information. For information on whom to contact in your area, contact us by phone at 213-452-3897 or by email at Regulatory.SPL@usace.army.mil
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Authorizes restoration of valuable backwater areas along the Colorado River as wetland habitats. RGP 22 was issued April 14, 2010 and expires April 14, 2015.
RGP 22 Colorado River Backwater
The RGP authorizes the Ventura Port District to conduct maintenance dredging of Ventura Harbor and dispose of dredged material on adjacent beaches or within low spots in the harbor. RGP024 issued on 14 Aug 2012 and expires on 13 Aug 2017.
RGP 24 Ventura Port District Maintenance Dredging
Allows the Port of Long Beach to dredge up to 40,000 cubic yards per a year, and no more than 200,000 cubic yards in a 5-year period. Sampling and analysis plans and disposal option analysis required on a case-by-case basis. RGP 28 will expire March 31, 2014.
RGP 28 Port of Long Beach Maintenance Dredging
Allows the City of Long Beach to perform maintenance dredging of no more that 150,000 cubic yards per year from specific locations in the City of Long Beach and Alamitos Bay. RGP 30 will expire April 17, 2014.
RGP 30 City of Long Beach Maintenance Dredging
The purpose of this RGP is to provide a mechanism for expedited approval of invasive non-native vegetation removal projects for the general purpose of habitat recovery. Projects whose purpose is both habitat recovery and flood control would be eligible to use the RGP. The Corps, in cooperation with the Nature Conservancy, has prepared a technical document on methods for control and management of giant reed (Arundo donax). A Section 401 Water Quality Certification has been obtained by the California Regional Water Board. RGP041 was reauthorized on April 07, 2014 and expires April 09, 2019.
RGP 41 Invasive, Exotic Plant Removal
Authorizes sediment removal and maintenance of soft-bottomed cement entrapment basins, access roads, and various appurtenances. RGP 45 was reauthorized August 10, 2015 and expires August 10, 2020.
RGP 45 LA County DPW Debris Basins
RGP 46 authorizes Orange County Public Works (OCPW) to conduct semi-annual maintenance activities at the Talbert Channel Outlet, Santa Ana River Outlet, Salt Creek Outlet, North Doheny Creek Outlet, Estrella Storm Channel Outlet, and Segunda Deshecha Cañada Outlet, located in the cities of Huntington Beach, Dana Point, and San Clemente, Orange County, California. In addition, OCPW may conduct up to two additional outlet maintenance activities annually at the Talbert Channel Outlet. RGP 46 was issued on 21 June 21 2013 and expires on 18 April 2018.
RGP 46 Orange County Public Works Ocean Outlets Maintenance Program
RGP 53 authorizes mechanical sediment, vegetation, and debris removal activities (maintenance activities) of County of San Diego, Department of Public Works maintained bridges, culverts and selected channels to prevent flooding of existing adjacent roadways and/or properties.
Expires: January 18, 2021
RGP 53 County of San Diego Routine Channel Maintenance
This RGP authorizes small-scale maintenance dredging, structural repairs and in-kind structural replacement activities throughout portions of Newport Bay, located in the City of Newport Beach, Orange County, California. This RGP is valid from December 21, 2015 through November 21, 2020.
Document(s): 54-City of Newport Beach Maintenance Dredging
RGP 62 authorizes the Bureau of Reclamation to discharge dredged and fill material necessary to conduct routine maintenance and operation activities in the Lower Colorado River (LCR). RGP 62 was reissued September 6, 2012 and expires September 6, 2017.
RGP 62 Bureau of Reclamation Operation and Maintenace Activities
To construct structures and/or conduct work in or affecting "navigable waters of the United States" pursuant to Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, and to discharge fill onto up to 11.1 acres of waters of the U.S. pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act of 1972, as a part of a 5-year opportunistic beach nourishment program. RGP 66 was issued April 10, 2013 and expires February 18, 2018.
RGP 66 - San Clemente Beach Nourishment Program
To discharge fill in wetland and non-wetland of waters of the U.S. as needed to conduct routine maintenance activities at the Freeman Diversion Facility. This RGP was issued on April 03, 2014 and expires on March 18, 2019.
RGP 69 United Water Conservation District
RGP 70 authorizes discharges of dredged or fill material into waters of the United States, including wetlands pursuant to section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. 1344; 33 C.F.R. parts 323 and 330), and work or structures in navigable waters of the United States section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act (33 U.S.C. 403), for construction and maintenance of bioengineered bank stabilization. Unlike traditional or conventional bank stabilization, bioengineered bank stabilization does not rely on revetment or armoring to prevent erosion at a particular site. Instead, bioengineered bank stabilization structures utilize vegetation in combination with bank reshaping, biodegradeable geotextile materials, and in some cases a minimal amount of rock or wood to dissipate erosive energy. Bioengineered bank stabilization activities are not suitable in some types of waterways and not appropriate under certain circumstances. The Corps does not advocate any particular bank stabilization method and prospective permittees should consult a professional engineer when considering using this RGP. This authorization applies to anyone proposing to construct or maintain a bioengineered structure in a manner that is consistent with the terms and conditions of this RGP. RGP 70 was issued January 22, 2014 and expires January 22, 2019.
RGP 70 Bioengineered Bank Stabilization Activities
RGP 74 authorizes discharges of dredged or fill material resulting in temporary impacts up to ½ acre of jurisdictional waters of the United States ("waters of the U.S.") in eligible areas, of which only 1/2 acre may be vegetated with native riparian and/or wetland vegetation. This RGP was issued on March 19, 2012 and expires on March 19, 2017.
RGP 74 Special Area Management Plan
RGP 76 authorizes the California Department of Transportation, District 5, to conduct routine maintenance activities on currently serviceable structures/facilities/fills in water of the U.S. located within Caltrans' right-of-way or easement in accordance with the terms and conditions specified by the RGP. Expires September 1, 2015.
RGP 76 California Department of Transportation, District 5, Annual Maintenance Program
RGP 79 authorizes preventive maintenance and construction activities in waters of United States undertaken for the purpose of managing debris flows and sediment from burned areas. This RGP authorizes discharge of fill materials that would result in permanent impacts (up to 1/10 acre) or temporary impacts in waters of the United States located within the boundary of the Los Angeles District where fires have burned at least 20% of the drainage area within the past five years. Expires September 30, 2014.
RGP 79 Preventive Maintenance and Construction Activities in Burned Areas
RGP 82 authorizes the County of San Diego - Department of Environmental Health and other Vector Habitat Remediation Program (VHRP) participants to propose, and if approved by the County and the Corps, implement projects that eliminate mosquito breeding habitat with Wetland and Water Quality treatment design activities, Water Management Activities, and Sediment and Vegetation manipulation activities in waters of the United States. RGP081 was issued July 21, 2011 and expires July 21, 2016.
RGP 82 Vector Habitat Remediation Program, San Diego County, California
RGP-85 authorizes dock, gangway, pilings, and / or associated infrastructure maintenance and replacement in waters of the United States, in the Coronado Cays Home Owner's Association, located in the City of Coronado, San Diego County, California. The RGP authorizes work activities within the boundaries of the City of Coronado, California, but not within the United Port of San Diego, San Diego, California. Some of the Coronado Cays docks, gangways, pilings, and associated infrastructure are in disrepair, and in some cases under water; therefore these structures need to be replaced or maintained. The Permittee is required to submit pre-construction notices and quarterly reports to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and submit quarterly reports to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, California Department of Fish and Game, and the Regional Water Quality Control Board. The Permittee is required to maintain an overall net zero increase in shade coverage for all docks, gangways, pilings, and / or associated infrastructure that are replaced or maintained. The expiration date of RGP 85 is December 10, 2014.
RGP 85 Coronado Cays Home Owners Association Dock Maintenance and Replacement
Regional General Permit 86 issued to the City of Vista, John Conley, authorizes the City of Vista to perform routine flood control maintenance of 32 storm water conveyance structures and selected channels to prevent flooding of adjacent roadways and/or properties. Authorized activities include both hand and mechanical clearing of accumulated debris, sediment and/or vegetation. Expiration Date: January 20, 2020
RGP 86 City of Vista Storm Water Conveyance System Maintenance
RGP87 authorizes the City of Escondido (City) to perform ongoing sewer outfall operation and maintenance (O&M) activities to the 14.2-mile City of Escondido sewer outfall alignment. RGP87 was issued on April 6, 2012 and expires on April 6, 2017.
87 Escondido Sewer Outfall Operations and Maintenance Activities
RGP 88 authorizes OC Parks to conduct semi-annual and minor, as-needed maintenance activities at the Poche Beach Ocean Outlet and the Capistrano Beach Ocean Outlet No. 1, located in or near the city of Dana Point, Orange County, California. RGP88 was issued on July 11, 2012 and expires on March 19, 2017.
RGP 88 Orange County Parks Ocean Outlets Maintenance