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Published Sept. 16, 2013
Expiration date: 10/6/2013

NAME OF APPLICANT:  D.R. Horton, Inc. – Gulf Coast, c/o Tetra Tech, ATTN:  Benjamin Richard, 748 Main Street, Suite B, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802

LOCATION OF WORK:  Wetlands adjacent to Jones Creek, in Section 53, Township 7 South – Range 2 East, within the Lake Pontchartrain – Amite River Basin (HUC 08070202), in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH, as shown on the attached drawings.

CHARACTER OF WORKClear, grade and fill an area for construction of a residential subdivision (The Lakes at Magnolia Trace Subdivision).  The proposed project consists of the clearing and deposition of fill to construct buildings, parking areas, subsurface drainage/sewer, and appurtenances.   Approximately 48,600 cubic yards of material will be excavated and approximately 47,200 cubic yards of material will be deposited during construction of the proposed project, as shown on the drawingsPreliminary review of the information furnished by the applicant indicates that approximately 0.54 acres of jurisdictional wetlands will be directly impacted by project implementation.