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. 

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.

Public Notice Manager

Notice Availability of Regionally-Developed Sampling and Analysis Plan/Results Guidelines

USACE Regulatory
Published July 1, 2021

Los Angeles District and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 developed these guidelines to assist in the public’s preparation and the regulatory agencies’ review of Sampling and Analysis Plans and Sampling and Analysis Plan Result Reports associated with the testing and evaluation of proposed dredged material discharges into inland or ocean waters.  The workgroup that developed this regional guidance was comprised of individuals with experience related to dredged material discharge activities from LAD, EPA-R9, and the Engineer Research and Development Center of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 

The SAP/R Guidelines may be found under the heading Southern California Dredged Material Management Team on the following website: