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MVN 2017-00777 EMM

Published June 22, 2018
Expiration date: 7/16/2018
 NAME OF APPLICANT: Joseph Mesa c/o JV Burkes & Associates, 1805 Shortcut Highway, Slidell, Louisiana 70458


LOCATION OF WORK:  Section 45, Township 9 South, Range 13 East, in Lacombe, Louisiana, in Saint Tammany Parish, as shown on the attached drawings.


HUC: 0809020: Liberty Bayou – Tchefuncte River

Latitude: 30.293611 Longitude: -89.93045


The work described below was partially completed prior to obtaining a Department of the Army permit and was in violation of Section 301 of the Clean Water Act.  All legal issues concerning the unauthorized work have been deferred.


CHARACTER OF WORK:   Install and maintain a 40’x40’ boathouse and a 250’ vinyl bulkhead with approximately 272 cubic yards of excavated material and topsoil used as backfill in Bayou Lacombe, install and maintain a 12’x32’ boathouse and an 80’x26’ deck in an unnamed canal, and fill for a homesite and driveway in Lacombe, Louisiana. Approximately 0.79 acres are to be filled with native material, topsoil, and concrete and approximately 0.31 of these acres are wetlands. The impacts are proposed to be mitigated for at an approved off-site mitigation bank.


This application was previously put on notice September 18, 2017, but did not address proposed impacts to jurisdictional wetlands.


The applicant may be required to fully or partially restore the project site to pre-project conditions if issuance of the permit is determined to be contrary to the overall public interest.