Tulsa District Regulatory Permits for Public Comment

PURPOSE:  The purpose of these public notices are to inform you of a proposal for work in which you might be interested and to solicit your comments and information to better enable us to make a reasonable decision on factors affecting the public interest.

SECTION 10: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is directed by Congress through Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 USC 403) to regulate all work or structures in or affecting the course, condition, or capacity of navigable waters of the United States.  The intent of this law is to protect the navigable capacity of waters important to interstate commerce.

SECTION 404: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is directed by Congress through Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 USC 1344) to regulate the discharges of dredged and fill material into all waters of the United States.  These waters include lakes, rivers, streams, mudflats, sandflats, sloughs, wet meadows, natural ponds, and wetlands adjacent to other waters.  The intent of the law is to protect these waters from the indiscriminate discharge of material capable of causing pollution and to restore and maintain their chemical, physical, and biological integrity.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District

Regulatory Office, Chief



  • (408) SWT-2023-013

    Expiration date: 8/9/2023

    Seven Venture, Inc, proposes to construct a 7Brew Drive Thru coffee business with a building structure with associated drive-thru and pass-thru lanes, and associated parking on the land side of the Jenks Levee with a portion of the pass-thru lane located within 15 feet of the levee toe.

  • SWT-2022-00319

    Expiration date: 6/21/2023

    The application is to construct a roadway and fence in order to create an enclosure for an Asian Elephant exhibit at the Tulsa Zoo.

  • (408) SWT-2023-009

    Expiration date: 5/26/2023

    In compliance with U.S.C. Title 33, Chapter 9, Subchapter 1, Section 408, KAMO Electric Cooperative Inc. under the parent company KPowernet LLC (requester) has requested permission from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to relocate their existing fiber optic cable by directionally boring a 4” line paralleling the south side of Highway 62 bridge crossing the Arkansas River.

  • (408) SWT-2023-004

    Expiration date: 5/10/2023

    The project will involve the removal of existing wood poles and overhead conductors utilized to currently supply power to the pump station. This project will include the installation of three-phase power cables from a switchgear to a three-phase transformer. The power cable will be installed at a minimum of 4 feet below grade and will be installed in 4-inch conduit. From the switchgear to the base of the levee, the cable and conduit will be directionally drilled. From the base of the levee to 1 foot below the crest, where the transformer will be installed, conduit and cable will be installed via open cut trenching and flowable fill is proposed as the method of backfill currently. From the transformer, the service cable will be installed in a 4-inch conduit placed at a minimum depth of 32 inches below grade and run south to the metered pump station.

  • Notice of Availability of the Beta Streamflow Duration Assessment Methods for the Northeast and Southeast

    Expiration date: 4/30/2024

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Baltimore, Buffalo, Charleston, Chicago, Detroit, Fort Worth, Galveston, Huntington, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Little Rock, Louisville, Memphis, Mobile, Nashville, New England, New Orleans, New York, Norfolk, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Savannah, St. Louis, Tulsa, Vicksburg, and Wilmington Districts, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Regions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 jointly announce the availability of the Beta Streamflow Duration Assessment Methods (SDAM) for the Northeast and Southeast (dated April 12, 2023). The methods are rapid assessment tools to help distinguish between ephemeral, intermittent, and perennial streamflow at the reach scale for the Northeast and Southeast SDAM Regions. The beta SDAMs may help provide technical guidance for identifying waters that may be subject to regulatory jurisdiction under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act; however, these methods do not alter or change the definition of “Waters of the U.S.”