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




Published May 12, 2020
Expiration date: 6/10/2020

The proposed project is in the Northwest 1/4 of Section 28, Township 18 North, Range 15 East, in Wagoner County, Oklahoma. The project site can be found on the Mingo Oklahoma 7.5 Minute USGS Quadrangle map at North Latitude 36.013605 and West Longitude 95.721495.

The overall purpose of this work is for a residential development, to include associated utilities and roadways. The applicant also constructed a pond outlet and two off-channel stormwater management basins that discharges into the unnamed tributary to manage the 100-year flood frequency event.

The project is not a water dependent activity and there are no special aquatic sites are located within the project site.

The ATF permit proposal would require the placement of 137 CY of earthen material into approximately 1,075 LF (0.30 AC) of stream channel. Also, the applicant proposes to construct a new channel to reroute waters of the United States for approximately 507 LF (0.12 AC) using 54 CY of earthen material for seven completed homes and two access roads.

The applicant expanded an existing pond (0.40 AC) that is now 2.15 AC and a new spillway using concrete and two stormwater managements in the uplands that was constructed in the uplands that discharges into the unnamed tributary of Broken Arrow.

Finally, the applicant constructed a 10- by 12-foot reinforced concrete box and wing walls for approximately 145 LF (0.09 AC) using Type 1 Class A concrete. The fill material may consist of concrete, gravel, sand, and earthen material. The work would be performed using conventional earth moving equipment.