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 Nov. 7, 2022
Expiration date: 12/7/2022

Location: The proposed project is in Section 30, Township 26 North, Range 4 East, near Ponca City, Osage County, Oklahoma. The project site can be found on the Charley Creek East, Oklahoma 7.5 Minute USGS Quadrangle map at North Latitude 36.696307° and West Longitude 96.926587°.

Purpose: The basic purpose of this work is to direct current in the channel. The project is a water dependent activity. The overall purpose of this work is to construct a rock dike to direct the current of the Arkansas River channel away from a boat ramp area and shoreline downstream along the left descending bank.

Description of Work: The proposed rock dike would have a crest length of 145 ft and a height of 18 ft. The approximate placement of dredged or fill material quantities proposed in the Arkansas River is estimated at 1,000 cys of 30-inch quarry run stone.