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Published March 1, 2021
Expiration date: 3/20/2021

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Lancaster Development, c/o Hydrik Wetlands Consultants, Attn: Mike Henry, 2323 Hwy 190 East, Suite 2, Hammond, LA 70401.     

LOCATION OF WORK:  On and west of Burbank Drive, Sections 75 and 76, Township 8 South, Range 1 East, near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish, within the Pontchartrain Basin in the Amite hydrologic unit (HUC 08070202), as shown on the attached drawings (Latitude 30.364795, N, Longitude -91.137355 W).   

CHARACTER OF WORK: The work described herein was partially completed under the previous authorization to construct and maintain a residential subdivision (Pelican Lakes Subdivision) issued to RW Day & Associates as MVN-1997-04474-EB on February 14, 2002, modified to include apartment housing on February 5, 2013 and again on December 9, 2015. A total of approximately 7.22 acres of jurisdictional wetland impacts were authorized under the previous authorizations.  The current applicant has purchased the project site and requests a modification to clear, grade, excavate and deposit fill and/or aggregate material to include 122 single-family residential lots, driveways, and drainage infrastructure. Approximately 74,814 cubic yards of earthen material would be excavated and redistributed and approx. 47,906 cubic yards of silt fill would be hauled in to construct the detention ponds and to achieve required grade elevation requirements. The proposed project will result in additional impacts to approx. 3.62 acres of jurisdictional forested wetlands and approx. 1,460 linear feet of jurisdictional waters of the U.S.