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Published Nov. 6, 2021
Expiration date: 12/25/2021

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:  Tract of land in Section 76, Township 8 South, Range 1 East, on and east of Burbank Drive in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish, within the Pontchartrain Basin in hydrologic unit (HUC 08070202), as shown on the attached drawings (Latitude 30.370083 N, Longitude -91.135108 W).   

CHARACTER OF WORK: The applicant has requested Department of the Army authorization to clear, grade, excavate and deposit fill and/or aggregate material to construct and maintain a 56-lot residential duplex subdivision (Maple Cove) to include 28 building units, greenspace, roadways, and drainage infrastructure.  Approximately 65,351 cubic yards of silt fill material would be excavated and redistributed on site achieve required grade elevation requirements.  The proposed project is situated on an approximately 11.14-acre tract that has been determined to be forested wetlands.  A Preliminary analysis has determined that the proposed project would directly impact all of the wetlands onsite and 0.18 acre of waters of the US.            

The applicant proposes to avoid additional direct impacts and minimize secondary impacts to off-site aquatic resources by utilizing best management practices for erosion and siltation control during and after the construction phase of the project and by disposing of all removed fill and vegetation not approved as fill material to an off-site, non-jurisdictional location. 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 in accordance with the 2008 Federal Compensatory Mitigation Rule.