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Published Aug. 16, 2021
Expiration date: 9/4/2021

NAME OF APPLICANT:  BFT Development, LLC, C/O Southland Environmental, 510 Clarence Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601

LOCATION OF WORK: Located at the corner of Westwood Road and Hudson Dr. in the City of Westlake at (30,2764, -93.2562) in the Calcasieu Watershed, within Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, as shown in the attached drawings. 

CHARACTER OF WORK:  This proposed work is a modification to a previously permitted development to include: clear, grub and grade an additional 11 acres to expand the existing apartment complex in Westlake to include the construction of five (5) apartment buildings, a pool, pond and parking areas.

          The previous authorization included a northern portion of the property to be used as commercial development.  The applicant is requesting a change of use for that portion for the development for additional apartment buildings.  Approximately 2.38 acres of permanent forested wetland impacts are proposed.  If a Department of the Army permit is warranted, the applicant has proposed to mitigate unavoidable wetlands impacts at an approved and acceptable mitigation bank within the N.O. District.