DEQ notice of Application for Dredging
We have received notice from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Water Resources Division (WRD) of a application for permit to perform dredging in front of an property on the North end of the lake. It appears the request is limited to the area in front of the lot and they are dredging to provide access for a boat hoist.
The public comment period is closing on May 23, 2017 and the details of the notice are below:
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Water Resources Division (WRD), has posted the following notice to the MiWaters home page. To make comments and view documents please click on the following link: https://miwaters.deq.state.mi.us/miwaters/#/external/publicnotice/info/-8793417414933727007/details
Once the link is open, to view documents click the “Documents” button to view the Public Notice Announcement and the appropriate plans for the project. To leave a comment, please click on the “Add Comment” button.
The above link will expire 20 days from today’s date. In order to make comments after the expiration of the link, please e-mail your comments directly to the WRD contact listed below or mail your comments directly to the district office.
District Office: Kalamazoo District Office
WRD Contact E-mail: Jason Combs, CombsJ8@michigan.gov
Public Notice Start Date: May 3, 2017
Public Notice End Date: May 23, 2017
Site Name: 03-2157 Crystal Cove Dr-Allegan
Application Submission Number: 2PK-5AGT-D1ZA
Applicant: Jordan Notenbaum
Project Location: , Allegan
Regulatory Authorities Under NREPA: Part 301, Inland Lakes and Streams; Part 303, Wetlands Protection
The applicant proposes: Lake/wetland Dredge and Fill, Boat Hoist
Jordan Notenbaum, 2157 Crystal Cove Drive, Allegan, MI 49010, has applied to this office for a permit under authority of Part 301, Inland Lakes and Streams; Part 303, Wetlands Protection, of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended (NREPA). The applicant proposes to install a turbidity curtain prior to in-water work. Dredge an area of wetland and Miner Lake bottomland in two areas; the first area of dredging will be approximately 40 feet long, 25 feet wide, to a maximum depth of 20 inches. The second area of dredging will be approximately 40 feet long, 10 feet wide, to a maximum depth of 20 inches. Total wetland impacts will be approximately 0.02 acres. Install approximately 9.25 cubic yards of sand fill in an area approximately 10 feet long, 25 feet wide, to a maximum depth of 1 foot. Install a boat hoist approximately 25 feet long and 10 feet wide. The project is located in T02N, R13W, Section 12, Allegan Township, Allegan County, Michigan, in accordance with plans attached to this notice.
The link above includes additional documents that are all part of the public record, but we have chosen to not republish them here, but a couple images are linked below.
The public comment period will close prior to our spring meeting, so please review and provide comment. The best choice is to comment directly to the DEQ, but you are also welcome to comment on this post, but your comments below are not automatically forwarded to the DEQ.