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MVN-2021-00586-CQ

PN ALL
Published Nov. 15, 2021
Expiration date: 12/4/2021

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:  In an approximate 22.5-acre site located along and east of Staring Lane, in Section 55, Township 7 South, Range 1 East, near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish, within the Pontchartrain Basin in hydrologic unit (HUC 08070202), as shown on the attached drawings (Latitude 30.38937 N, Longitude -91.10995 W).   

CHARACTER OF WORK: The applicant has requested Department of the Army authorization to clear, grade, excavate and deposit fill to construct and maintain an approximate 75-lot residential subdivision (Silverside Cove Subdivision) to include infrastructure, greenspace, 2 onsite detention ponds, utilities and drainage infrastructure.  Approximately 124,041 cubic yards of clean silt fill and clay from onsite excavation would be placed as fill material in jurisdictional areas.  The proposed project is situated on an approximate 22.5-acre tract that has been determined to contain approximately 6.5 acres of jurisdictional forested wetlands.  Approximately 6.5 acres of jurisdictional wetlands would be directly impacted as a result of project implementation from fill placement and excavation activities associated with the detention pond construction.  Approximately 1.3 acres of jurisdictional Other Waters of the US would be avoided.  The applicant proposes to utilize best management practices for erosion and siltation control during and after the construction phase of the project.  If authorized, the project will receive approval from all appropriate local drainage authorities and sewerage agencies. As compensation for unavoidable wetland impacts, the applicant proposes to use a Corps approved mitigation bank within the watershed of impact.