Public Notices

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 Los Angeles District are posted on these three pages. There are two types of Public Notices; Regulatory and Project Public Notices. Comments are due by the expiration date of the public notice. 

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Public Notice Manager

SPL-2013-00020-GS RGP 54 Maintenance Dredging in Newport Bay

Los Angeles District
Published Aug. 7, 2020

The City of Newport Beach is requesting to renew Regional General Permit 54 for maintenance dredging projects in Newport Bay prior to its expiration in December 2020. For approximately 40 years, the City has maintained an RGP that provides a streamlined process for permitting small dredging and dock maintenance projects in eligible areas between the bulkhead and pier-head lines in Newport Harbor. The expiring RGP 54 covers minor maintenance dredging and discharge of dredged material deemed suitable for unconfined placement at adjacent beach sites for beach nourishment, offshore dredged material disposal sites , confined disposal facilities, or at approved upland disposal sites. The current annual maximum dredge volume authorized under RGP 54 is 75,000 cubic yards, and individual maintenance dredging projects are limited to 8,000 CY.