US Army Corps of Engineers
Little Rock District

Public Notice Information

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  • SWL 1995-10972-GI

    Expiration date: 12/2/2019

    Consideration of reissuance of a Regional General Permit (RGP) for the placement of dredged and fill material in waters of the United States associated with the authorization of recreational facilities. On April 17, 2013, the Little Rock District Corps of Engineers issued a RGP for recreational facilities in navigable waters of the United States within the States of Arkansas and Missouri. As lead Corps District in the State of Arkansas, Little Rock District is responsible for coordinating advertisement and review of comments on this statewide regional general permit. Little Rock, Vicksburg, and Memphis Districts are represented in the State of Arkansas. The authority for permit issuance is found in Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 U.S. Code 403) and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 U.S. Code 1344). Corps districts are authorized to develop RGPs in accordance with Title 33, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 325.2(e)(2) and 325.5(c)(1).

  • SWL 2019-00163

    Expiration date: 12/2/2019

    Pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 U.S. Code 1344), notice is hereby given that, Mr. James R. Schaefers, Schaefers Brothers Farm, 6085 Marshall River Road, Conway, Arkansas 72106, has requested authorization for the placement of dredged and fill material in waters of the United States (WOTUS) associated with the land leveling of approximately 25 acres of farmland. The project would impact (fill) approximately 1.94 acres of a jurisdictional wetland that was previously cleared of trees and vegetation. The proposed project is located in wetlands associated with an unnamed intermittent stream that flows approximately one mile southeast into the Arkansas River, in section 24, T. 4 N., R. 15 W., Faulkner County, Arkansas. The purpose of the project is to provide additional farmland for agricultural production in Faulkner County.

  • SWL 2019-00308

    Expiration date: 12/2/2019

    Pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 U.S. Code 1344), notice is hereby given that Mr. Bryan A. Austin, HEA Properties, LLC, 3201 Club Manor Drive, Suite A, Maumelle, Arkansas 72113, has requested authorization for the placement of dredged and fill material in 0.29 acres of three wetlands and 0.20 acres (3,438 linear feet) of five ephemeral streams associated with the mechanized land clearing and grading on a 121-acre tract of land for commercial development. The project site is located adjacent to Champs Boulevard in Maumelle, Arkansas. Mechanized land clearing, grading, and road construction will take place using suitable equipment (such as excavators, dump trucks, and bulldozers). The proposed project is located in wetlands and streams immediately west of White Oak Bayou, which flows into the Arkansas River, in section 27, T. 3N., R. 13 W., Pulaski County, Arkansas. The purpose of the project is to prepare a site for commercial development that would service Maumelle and surrounding areas.

  • Nationwide Permit PCN Form

    A Pre-Construction Notification (PCN) application form was created and approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in February 2019. The use of this form is strongly encouraged to assist Corps districts with a streamlined evaluation of an applicant’s proposal. Submitting a completed PCN form is expected to reduce requests for additional information requests and should reduce the amount of time it takes the district engineer to conclude his or her review.

  • SWL 2019-00285

    Expiration date: 11/18/2019

    Pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 U.S. Code 1344), notice is hereby given that Mr. Chris Thornton, Thornton Commercial Builders, 1855 McKennon Street, Suite 100, Conway, Arkansas 72032, has requested authorization for the placement of dredged and fill material in 6.2 acres of wetlands associated with the construction of an 11.5-acre assisted living facility with ancillary services for the residents of the assisted living village and the general public. These ancillary services may include, but are not limited to, a pharmacy, a restaurant, a salon, a small grocery/market, etc. The project site is located at 32 Bronnie Lane in Conway, Arkansas, and will provide access to Interstate 40 by way of Bronnie Lane. Mechanized land clearing, grading, and road construction will take place using suitable equipment (such as excavators, dump trucks, and bulldozers). The proposed project is located in wetlands associated with Stone Dam Creek that flows eastward into Lake Conway and then ultimately into Palarm Creek and the Arkansas River, in section 20, T. 5 N., R. 13 W., Faulkner County, Arkansas.